FAQ

What is the Flying T Club?

The Flying T Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting the brand development of TCU student-athletes through a series of unique event-based networking opportunities, which are exclusive to our donors. The Flying T Club is the only NIL Collective for TCU Athletics.

What does NIL mean?

NIL stands for "Name, Image, and Likeness". In short, the NCAA has removed legislation that now allows college athletes to use their platform for monetization of their personal brand. You can learn more here.

Who started the club?

The club is
volunteer-led and was founded by multi-generational TCU alumni to help support
TCU student-athletes in a rapidly evolving NIL environment.  The founders
enlisted the help of 10 generous TCU Alumni to raise seed money to support
the start of the club in September 2021.

What athletes are being supported now and what are the plans for the future?

We currently support over 100 TCU Student-Athletes from a variety of sports with plans to add more as membership allows. 

How does the Flying T Club decide on the allocation of funds to the different student-athletes? 

Flying T Club has a dedicated a 10 person advisory board that determines the allocation of club funds

Is the Flying T Club affiliated with TCU?

We are entirely independent of TCU, but the Club works directly with the TCU compliance department to ensure the Club remains compliant. 

Where are events held?

The Club hosts an annual event in Fort Worth with other events being held outside of Fort Worth throughout the year. Stay updated on upcoming events by visiting @flyingtclub on social media. Past event locations include Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Midland, Scottsdale, AZ, and Santa Monica, CA. If you're interested in hosting in a new market, email us at info@flyingtclub.com.

What does my donor level get me?

You can find info on what each donor level offers here.

Can my business partner with Flying T Club?

Absolutely! Corporate Partnerships allow the Flying T Club to support Student-Athletes and help promote your business. You can view the options on our Corporate Partner page.

Does the Flying T Club take donations of all sizes? 

Yes, the club takes donations of all sizes. If you would like to donate a custom amount, directly to the club, please email us at flyingtclub@gmail.com or use the "Custom Donation" option on our website.

How long does a membership last?

Memberships are renewed annually.

READY TO JOIN THE CLUB?

Our goal is simple; to support our TCU student athletes and non-profits in our community. Every member makes a difference, will you?