At the UFL, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of football. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.
As a global sports and media business, the UFL is so much more. While football Operations runs the league’s on-field activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of UFL merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the UFL’s success.
Off the court, we’re also deeply committed to social responsibility.
Football Operations oversees the league’s on-field activities, including the development of regular-season and playoff schedules, the management of rule changes, and the enforcement of player conduct standards and discipline. The group, in partnership with Referee Operations, oversees the Game Review Program to help drive improvements in referee performance and rules clarification initiatives. To contact please email email@example.com.
FOOTBALL STRATEGY & ANALYTICS
The Football Strategy & Analytics department is responsible for data collection, analysis and technology pertaining to all on-field activities. Football Strategy & Analytics also leads strategic initiatives focused on innovating and improving the gridiron game, such as rules changes, improvements to the competition format and implementation of technologies to improve player health, game integrity and fan engagement. To contact please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Communications manages football media relations and institutes and enforces media policy and procedures for the leagues and the teams while overseeing media operations for all major events. Communications supports all business areas including Marketing Partnerships, Merchandising, Digital, Team Marketing & Business Operations, Player Programs, Social Responsibility and Marketing. Editorial manages internal communications and creates content highlighting the game for dissemination to the media. To contact please email email@example.com.
The Content department is responsible for the development, production, and programming of UFL, high school, and collegiate content. The department also oversees all sponsored content such as podcast, vlogs, and studio shows. To contact please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FACILITIES & ADMINISTRATION
Administration oversees a range of operational and professional services for the UFL. The Facilities team ensures that the work environment is functional and well-maintained, and is responsible for office renovation design, overseeing equipment repairs and maintenance, and acting as the liaison between the league office and property management. Administration also manages mail, duplication, messenger, office supply, and catering services. The Risk Management and Insurance team utilizes various risk transfer mechanisms, such as insurance, and proactively identifies and minimizes risk to help to protect the UFL’s human, financial and physical assets. The Diversity and Inclusion team provides strategic guidance and serves as a catalyst for league-wide strategies. The team is focused on ensuring that the UFL continues to have a diverse and inclusive mix of talent at all levels globally and that the full capacity of that talent is being leveraged. To contact please email email@example.com.
The Finance department partners with business leaders to provide decision support and financial rigor around business plans, business performance, market expansion, product launches and new initiatives. To contact please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Human Resources drives the UFL’s workforce strategy, including talent acquisition, talent management, employee development, employee relations, compensation, and benefits. Human Resources works to identify candidates that will help drive the league’s strategic direction and business goals, develops programs to aid in employees’ professional development, and implements policies and procedures designed to maintain an employee-friendly workplace. To contact please email email@example.com.
Player Personnel is responsible for UFL player evaluation, new player recruitment, and player support. Player Personnel develops strategies for the continued improvement on the on-field talent for the NGL and its member teams. To contact please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The legal department provides advice and counsel with respect to all of the company’s activities and businesses on a global basis. For the UFL, the department assists in the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements with players, including the salary cap system, the anti-drug program, and the grievance/arbitration process. For both of these leagues and the UFL, the department provides advice on the structuring of player contracts, trades, disciplinary matters, and playing rules issues. League transactional lawyers administer policies governing the transfer and relocation of teams, the approval of new stadiums, and the regulation of team ownership and debt. Our deal lawyers negotiate and advise on the structuring of business arrangements with counterparties in a variety of areas, including television, digital media, sponsorship, consumer products, gaming, and events. Our intellectual property lawyers maintain and protect the company’s worldwide portfolio of trademarks and copyrights. The legal department handles litigation, investigations, and legislative affairs, and oversees a compliance program across all of our business lines and offices. To contact please email email@example.com.
Marketing is responsible for the UFL’s marketing operation, directing brand development, strategy, and advertising of league-wide marketing campaigns and promotional initiatives across the UFL. To contact please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEDIA OPERATIONS & TECHNOLOGY
Media Operations & Technology manages the operation and distribution of UFL Sports Network and the global distribution of UFL Entertainment (UFLE) programming. The team also collects, catalogues, stores, archives and retrieves all UFL assets. To contact please email email@example.com.
Referee Operations is responsible for all aspects of the UFL’s officiating program, including recruiting, training and development, and scheduling. Referee Operations partners closely with the Football Operations team to manage game data and analysis programs. To contact please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Security is responsible for maintaining the integrity of UFL and member teams. The department designs, develops, and executes security plans and programs to provide a safe and secure environment globally, protecting players, fans, and employees at league offices, stadiums, and special events. To contact please email email@example.com.