Press Release


ADVANCE launches NIL Academy, an online education portal for athletes
The new offering provides online access to ADVANCE’S industry recognized NIL and life skills courses.

Philadelphia, PA February 28, 2024ADVANCE NIL (ADVANCE) announces today the launch of NIL Academy, an online education portal for athletes, parents, guardians and administrators.

NIL Academy offers access to course titles including Decision-Making, Advisor Due Diligence, Money & Taxes, Contracts and Collectives. Individuals can purchase courses or enroll in expertly curated collections as they become available. Athletics administrators, agencies and industry stakeholders can partner with ADVANCE to offer NIL Academy courses to their athletes and advisors. New courses will be released on a regular basis. 

“NIL Academy delivers our unbiased educational programming – from NIL basics to contracts, finance and due diligence – in a format that is easy to access and navigate,” said Courtney Altemus, Founder and Managing Partner of ADVANCE. “Our mission from day one has been to prepare all athletes for financial success and giving them access to our courses is a big step forward for us in realizing that mission.”

“We are proud to offer our courses to all those who want to stand with us in our mission to give athletes and guardians a comprehensive understanding of NIL so that we no longer hear negative stories about athletes being taken advantage of,” said Luke Fedlam, Founder and Managing Partner of ADVANCE. “Our team works tirelessly to protect future possibilities for athletes, and we will continue to do the work as the NIL landscape quickly evolves and legal and financial risks increase.”

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ADVANCE is an unbiased industry leader in NIL education offering access to protective education and life skills courses for athletes and their families. Since 2020, ADVANCE has impacted over 40,000 athletes across the pro, college and high school sports world through its unbiased NIL and life skills programming. Learn more about ADVANCE at

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