New York Life partners with Game Plan to provide career development training for student-athletes – InsuranceNewsNet


The educational partnership prepares emerging professionals for goal-oriented employment opportunities in and out of the financial industry

Game Plan, the leader in total athlete development, and New York lifeone of the top 50 asset managers in the world, has partnered to provide student-athletes with professional development training. New York life will sponsor Game Plan’s professional development program for student-athletes to enhance their transition off the court. The program covers the essential skills that graduates need to launch their careers. Each collegiate athletic department in the WE can now receive the content on the Game Plan e-learning platform for free.

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“New York Life’s commitment to professional training is beyond reproach,” said Wine McCaffrey, CEO of Game Plan. We couldn’t be more excited to apply their expertise in developing financial advisors to our global career services. »

Game Plan will augment its professional development program with guidance drawn from existing New York Life educational resources offered to new agents and advisors. New York Life’s sponsorship of professional development extends beyond finance to incorporate comprehensive job-readiness skills. Sample topics include resume writing, interviewing, networking, effective communication, negotiation, and professional presentation. The program fills a critical need for the 200,000 former athletes who enter the workforce every year.

“Student-athletes already bring so many desirable and intangible traits to the workplace. Now Game Plan gives us the opportunity to start training them on job-specific skills even before they graduate,” said Jane ContiVice President of Target Markets and Recruitment Strategy New York life. “Whatever career path they choose, we are proud to help these talented young women and men prepare for life after sport.”

This partnership is the latest for Game Plan, which has partnered with several other world-class brands to create a range of curricula tailored to student-athletes. Its mix of free and subscription-based content includes financial education, responsible gambling, mental health, brand building, social justice, and academic success, among various other areas.

“New York Life”practice, perform, evaluate and improveThe mantra not only perfectly reflects the way athletes think, but it also embodies the approach we seek in all of our partners,” said McCaffrey. “We look forward to realizing a shared vision of helping young people find purpose through their profession.”

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About the game plan

Game Plan is a pioneer at the intersection of education, sports and technology. Since 2008, it has been dedicated to supporting 100% of athletes through 100% of their journey. For more information, visit:

About New York life

New York life is the largest mutual life insurance company in the WE and has the highest financial strength ratings currently assigned to any WE life insurer from the four major rating agencies. His family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. For more information, visit:

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