Go4Ellis and the Women’s Football Alliance Announce Partnership
The Women’s Football Alliance has announced a full partnership with Go4Ellis, the only nation wide solution for finding and hiring per diem athletic trainers for practices and games. After a successful launch of an official certification program in 2019, which set a standard and raised the level of officiating in the WFA, the league continues to focus on improving the safety of the players both on and off the field in 2020. The partnership with Go4Ellis, insures that teams and players have access to nationally certified athletic trainers for all WFA events.
“Standardization and safety continue to be our top priority,” stated Lisa King, Commissioner of the WFA. “We have partnered with Xenith, whose helmets are all among the top performers for NFL/NFLPA testing, and we have created an officials certification program, making sure we have quality officiating in WFA games. Our partnership with Go4Ellis will insure our athletes are receiving the highest level of medical care on the field.”
“We are dedicated to player safety and helping athletes perform at their best. Our mission is to get athletic trainers on every sideline, every where. Partnering with the WFA furthers that mission. We couldn’t ask for a better partner.” said Ellis Mair, EVP of Go4Ellis.
About Go4Ellis: The mission of Go4Ellis is to protect athletes everywhere by making it possible to get Athletic Trainers on every sideline, everywhere. The Go4Ellis platform connects Athletic Trainers with teams and organizations that need Athletic Trainers for games, practices, camps and tournaments. Athletic Trainers set up a profile; including licensure, credentials and proof of liability insurance. Event operators post work opportunities, set their own pay rates and the platform handles all the paperwork. Go4Ellis is the official per diem platform of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. For more information visit go4ellis.com.
The WFA completed its 10th season in July of 2019, a year which was marked by major successes. The program added 4 major corporate sponsorships, including a record deal with Xenith helmets and a title sponsorship with Hall of Fame great, Franco Harris, and his company AdeNation which sponsored the ESPN broadcast of the WFA National Championship.
The Women’s Football Alliance is the largest women’s football league in the world. With 62 teams and 2100 players, the WFA has opened opportunities and raised the bar for women to compete and learn the game at the highest level. Over 15 WFA veteran players have accepted NFL coaching and scouting positions, including WFA Advisory Board members and current NFL full time coaches, Katie Sowers (San Francisco 49ers) and Lori Locust (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).