Corporate Partnership Opportunities

The Saint Leo University Department of Athletics Corporate Partnership Program is designed to align Lions Athletics with reputable businesses and organizations committed to the mission and core values of Saint Leo University and the NCAA Division II student-athlete experience.  Resources and funds generated annually through the Corporate Partnership Program go directly to enhance and support Saint Leo University’s 17 NCAA Athletic Teams and 325 student-athletes.  All aspects of the corporate partnership program are customizable and strive to meet your needs as a business or organization.  

Examples of partnership benefits and goals of the corporate partnership program include:   

  • Create brand visibility and associate business, product or services with Saint Leo University and Lions Athletics
  • Be identified as a community supporter of Lions Athletics and foster community engagement
  • Generates sales, increases visibility and raise public awareness for corporate partner
  • Full access to fans through event marketing, in-game promotions, premium giveaways, sampling and other forms of on-site activation
  • Provide marketing platforms for venue signage, online marketing and opportunities for product exclusivity
  • Invitation to Lions Athletics hospitality and special events
  • Form mutually beneficial and long lasting relationships with local, regional and national businesses that seek affiliation with a high profile NCAA Division II institution
  • Make a positive impact on the experience for Saint Leo student-athletes, alumni, parents, faculty, staff,  community members and fans

Lions Athletics encourage our student-athletes to pursue excellence in academics, athletics and community involvement.  The corporate partnership program is a great asset in helping us reach our goals for providing outstanding learning opportunities for our student-athletes, while also providing advertising and sponsorship exposure opportunities for businesses and organizations.  The Department of Athletics is continuously identifying opportunities to market and add value to businesses and organizations who want to be involved with Lions Athletics. 

Thank you to all our current partners who continue to support Lions Athletics.  For more information on how your business or organization can become a corporate partner please contact:

John Semeraro
Saint Leo University Department of Athletics
Associate Athletic Director for External Operations
john.semeraro@saintleo.edu
352-588-8223


To view a PDF version of Corporate Partnership Opportunities Available Click Here.

Venue Signage Sponsorship Opportunities                         

Become a part of Lions Athletic events with signage opportunities at Saint Leo University Athletic Facility venues.   Venue signage is available at the Marion Bowman Activities Center, Baseball, Softball, Soccer and Lacrosse Facilities.  

Indoor Venue Signage – Marion Bowman Activities Center

  • Marion Bowman Activities Center Scoreboard - $1,500 per scoreboard
  • Breezeway Concourse Signage - $1,250
  • Marion Bowman Activities Center Wall Panel - $1,000
  • Revolving Panel Ad in Marion Bowman Activities Center - $750
  • Banner Displayed at Individual Sport Venues
    • Basketball/Volleyball in Gymnasium - $500

Outdoor Venue Signage Opportunities

  • Baseball Scoreboard Signage - $2,500
  • Baseball Foul Pole Signage - $2,500
  • Soccer/Lacrosse Scoreboard Signage - $2,000
  • Softball Foul Pole Signage - $1,500
  • Baseball Dugout Signage - $1,000  
  • Softball Dugout Signage - $1,000
  • Banner Displayed at All Athletic Venues Annually - $1,000
  • Banner Displayed at Individual Sport Venues
    • Baseball/Softball/Soccer/Lacrosse - $250

*Note –Permanent signage will include additional cost and/or one time art charge will be applied to assist with set-up cost.

Naming Rights

Naming Rights Opportunities are available for all of our athletic facilities.  If you are interested in learning more about naming rights opportunities please contact John Semeraro, Associate Athletic Director for External Operations, at john.semeraro@saintleo.edu or (352) 588-8223. 


 

Website and Media Sponsorship Opportunities 

From the internet to print, Lions Athletics provides a variety of opportunities available to help your business or organization reach your goals.   Take advantage of advertising on www.saintleolions.com and cobranding marketing opportunities available. 

Website/Internet Opportunities

  • Official Online Sponsorship - $2,000
  • Website Tool Bar Advertising - $1,500
  • Website Sponsorship Banner - $1,000
  • Internet Coaches Show and Post Game Recap Sponsor - $1,000
  • Company Listing on Website: - $500
  • Facebook Fan Page Sponsor: - $500
  • Internet Broadcasts - $500

Print Media and Game Day Exposure Opportunities

  • Schedule Card Advertising - $1,000
  • Fall/Winter/Spring Schedule Poster Advertising - $1,000
  • Seat Covers for Basketball and Volleyball Team Seats - $750
  • Team Poster Advertising - $750
  • Game Programs/Flyers Advertising - $500

Promotions and Events Sponsorship Opportunities       

Lions Athletic events strive to maintain an entertaining and family friendly game environment.   We are always looking for creative avenues to enhance the experience for fans of all ages and through the corporate partnership program are able to do this by providing promotions and giveaways during athletic events.  Below are just a few of the ways we can foster a more entertaining environment and promote your businesses or organization.  

  • T-Shirt/Game Day Giveaway Sponsor - $500
  • Play of the Game Sponsor - $250
  • Fan of the Game Sponsor - $250
  • Player of the Game Sponsor - $250
  • Game Recap Sponsor - $250
  • Halftime Sponsor - $200
  • Starting Lineup Sponsor - $200
  • Tailgate Days - $200
  • Single Game Day Sponsor as Lions Local Favorite - $100
  • Giveaway/Promotion Sponsor - $50 + Cost of Promotion