Who are we?2023-02-27T15:46:08+00:00

Athlete Advantage is a team of professionals. From the start of NIL, we have been invested in protecting and serving student-athletes. By committing to protecting student-athletes with legal representation, business acumen, branding expertise, and personal relationships, we have been able to serve the student-athletes’ best interests.

When will I receive my benefits and items?2023-02-24T21:26:50+00:00

Items will be mailed out monthly starting March 2023.

Can I give a one-time contribution instead of monthly?2023-05-09T19:59:24+00:00

Absolutely! Contributions without membership benefits can be accepted at any time by clicking the One Time Gift link.

What is NIL?2023-02-24T21:19:44+00:00

Under NCAA rules, Student-Athletes are allowed to receive compensation for the use of their name, image, and likeness (NIL). This can include physical merchandise such as autographs, photos, T-shirts, and hats, as well as digital merchandise such as live streams, virtual press conferences, social media posts, virtual meet-and-greet events, NFTs, and personal content posting. It also includes experiences such as VIP events, camps, lessons, and personal appearances.

What type of NIL opportunities exist for student-athletes, and how are they are decided?2023-02-27T15:47:11+00:00

The Under The L Fund, in partnership with Athlete Advantage, creates experiences and connections between DePaul Athletes, DePaul fans, and businesses. Utilizing their NIL, student-athletes are paid to make media appearances, autograph items, attend events, endorse products, post social media messages, and more.

Athlete Advantage works with student-athletes who have indicated they want to take advantage of NIL opportunities. Athlete Advantage has pioneered some of the most notable NIL deals. Athlete Advantage is the preeminent NIL partner for student-athletes at DePaul University.

Is the Under The L Fund affiliated with DePaul University?2023-02-24T21:22:00+00:00

No, we are not affiliated with DePaul University. However, we work closely with the athletic department to ensure that our deals with student-athletes fully comply with DePaul and NCAA NIL policies and guidelines.

Can I request content or opportunities with certain student-athletes?2023-02-24T20:02:01+00:00

We are always open to content creation ideas; contact us.

Are membership funds tax deductible?2023-02-24T21:23:55+00:00

If you operate a business, consult a tax professional for any potential tax advantages related to NIL and advertising.

What’s the status of my merchandise?2023-02-24T16:20:43+00:00

Please note that most orders are fulfilled by third-party vendors and take 14-20 days to fulfill and ship. Some orders may arrive in two packages with different tracking numbers due to being fulfilled at different warehouses/vendors.  Due to supply chain issues, some items may take longer to deliver. We will strive to get members their items promptly.

I’d like to create a NIL deal for a player representing my business. Can you do that?2023-02-24T21:22:19+00:00

Yes. We have the framework to facilitate these types of opportunities for businesses. We can help with the creative media, and all agreements have been reviewed by legal counsel to ensure compliance with NIL laws. Contact us for more information.

I’d like to obtain autographed memorabilia or personalized content. Or I’d like to work with a specific athlete. Can you help with that?2023-02-24T20:01:27+00:00

Yes. We can work with you to arrange specific NIL deals with the athletes.

How can I pause, cancel, or change my membership?2023-02-24T16:21:01+00:00

Contact us, and we will be glad to assist.

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