University of Europe for Applied Sciences and Ice Hockey Club Iserlohn Young Roosters announce cooperation

As part of its sports degree programs, the University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) is expanding its portfolio of corporate partnerships and is now cooperating with the Iserlohn Young Roosters.The new cooperation offers students many benefits in terms of broadening their practical experience and represents another important step in the development of the Iserlohn site into a sports and health campus.

“A partnership with the Young Roosters is long overdue, because in the immediate vicinity of our campus we can now exchange ideas in many respects. For example, students of the Sports and Event Management program will do internships with the Roosters in the future and will be able to immerse themselves in the world of club management in many areas. We are very much looking forward to the cooperation, says Prof. Dr. Thomas Rieger, Head of the Sports program and Senior Expert for Sport & Health at the UE Iserlohn Campus.

In addition to sports cooperation partners such as Alba Berlin and the Special Olympics, the Iserlohn Young Roosters are now another partner that will give students a practical insight into the management of a sports organization.

Swen Freeth from the Young Roosters is also pleased about the cooperation with UE: “In addition to sports, the education and training of our players is very important to us and finally we can implement the long hoped for cooperation. It is a great gain for us to integrate the students with their acquired knowledge into our daily operations and to jointly develop advantages for both parties!”

About the Young RoostersThe Young Roosters operate as a junior department under the ice hockey club Iserlohner EC operates. The recognized 5-star performance site for ice hockey currently supports more than 200 children and young people in their athletic, personal and social development. The focus is on the holistic development of young players, which is ensured through cooperation with local schools with local schools and a boarding school. They also work together with various educational institutions in order to achieve an optimal balance between sport and school education.

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