Business Memberships

Tennessee State University student-athletes CAN NOW PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS

Fans of collegiate now have the opportunity to support collegiate student-athletes directly by joining the Collectiver. Each membership level offers exclusive benefits, and contributions can be designated by specific sport, with funds being allocated among participating team members.

membership Levels

$ 10
00
Monthly
  • Exclusive Student-Athlete Interviews & Content
  • Access To Exclusive Supporter Events
  • Access to Student-Athlete Meet & Greet Sessions
  • Raffle Entry For Autographed Memorabilia
$ 25
00
Monthly
  • Exclusive Student-Athlete Interviews & Content
  • Access To Exclusive Supporter Events
  • Access to Student-Athlete Meet & Greet Sessions
  • Raffle Entry For Autographed Memorabilia
  • Heart of a Tiger Apparel
$ 50
00
Monthly
  • Exclusive Student-Athlete Interviews & Content
  • Access To Exclusive Supporter Events
  • Access to Student-Athlete Meet & Greet Sessions
  • Raffle Entry For Autographed Memorabilia
  • Heart of a Tiger Apparel
  • Autographed Poster
$ 100
00
Monthly
  • Exclusive Student-Athlete Interviews & Content
  • Access To Exclusive Supporter Events
  • Access to Student-Athlete Meet & Greet Sessions
  • Raffle Entry For Autographed Memorabilia
  • Heart of a Tiger Apparel
  • Autographed Poster
  • Custom Student-Athlete Video Shoutouts
$ 250
00
Monthly
  • Exclusive Student-Athlete Interviews & Content
  • Access To Exclusive Supporter Events
  • Access to Student-Athlete Meet & Greet Sessions
  • Raffle Entry For Autographed Memorabilia
  • Heart of a Tiger Apparel
  • Autographed Poster
  • Custom Student-Athlete Video Shoutouts
  • Autographed Memorabilia
  • Virtual Student-Athlete Training Session or Meet and Greet
Popular
$ 500
00
Monthly
  • Exclusive Student-Athlete Interviews & Content
  • Access To Exclusive Supporter Events
  • Access to Student-Athlete Meet & Greet Sessions
  • Raffle Entry For Autographed Memorabilia
  • Heart of a Tiger Apparel
  • Autographed Poster
  • Custom Student-Athlete Video Shoutouts
  • Autographed Memorabilia
  • Virtual Student-Athlete Training Session or Meet and Greet
  • In-Person Student-Athlete Training Session or Meet and Greet

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Yes, organizations who join to Heart of a Tiger can choose to support student-athletes on all teams at Tennessee State University. Heart of a Tiger will work with you to determine which student-athlete(s) best support the goals of your business and will maximize exposure and return on investment

Member organizations may request to work with a specific student-athlete, but are not guaranteed to receive that student-athletes services. Because of busy academic and athletic schedules, student-athletes’ ability to engage in NIL activities is often limited. Requests to work with a specific student-athlete will be made on a first subscribed, first offered basis, with higher tier subscribers having priority access.

Official category partner designations are only granted to members of the highest tier, on a first come, first serve basis. All Official Partners of Heart of a Tiger receive additional benefits, including cross promotional opportunities with Heart of a Tiger and Tennessee State University student-athletes.

Organizations can work directly with Heart of a Tiger to contract with Tennessee State University student-athletes to provide marketing, advertising and other services to enhance their membership benefits or on a la carte basis. Please contact buzz@thetechway.com or call 414-202-1839 for more information.

Yes, organizations who join Heart of a Tiger can choose to pay their membership monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually. Any upfront payment allows a business to lock in and gain immediate access to all benefits for the designated time-period.

Organizations who cancel their membership will receive all benefits owed up-until date of cancellation, but relinquish all time-based benefits not accrued. For example, if a member at the $250 a month level is owed a bi-annual student-athlete on-site, but cancels their membership two months in, said benefit is relinquished. Organizations must be a member for at least two-consecutive months to receive a time-based benefit, or pre-pay their membership.

No, Heart of a Tiger is not affiliated with the institute in any way. It is a third party created to work with Tennessee State University student-athletes. That being said, student-athletes may request the right to use the Tennessee State University marks and logo in their NIL related work, but that decision rests solely in the hands of the institution.

A business may direct that payments for the NIL activations by the student athletes be used to promote the business and/or market the business’ products and services. Under these circumstances, a business may be able to deduct these payments and/or payments for a membership to Heart of a Tiger as a business expense. Of course, a business seeking a tax deduction for such payments should consult with it’s tax advisor prior to taking any such deduction.