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Bognar believes that NIL is a significant advantage for student-athletes because it allows them to leverage their fame and influence outside of sports. By building personal relationships with their own fan bases, they can create meaningful connections with their audiences. For Illinois swim and dive, the success of Top Tier Lessons has already led to a significant impact on the team’s popularity.
“I’ve had parents reach out asking about our meets,” Bognar said. “Swimming and diving isn’t usually a sport that gets much attention from the community, but we want to change that.”
As an ambitious Division-I athlete with a demanding schedule, a rigorous academic program, frequent business trips across the country, relationships to maintain, and a successful company to continue growing, Bognar must balance her time effectively.