For Student-Athletes

Why you should Join the Cage?

Our mission is simple, help student-athletes succeed on and off the field by cultivating NIL opportunities, crowdfunding support and providing professional resources during and after college. 

Joining Inside the Cage provides you opportunities to earn compensation through fan engagement, content creation, merchandise sales, appearances, promotions and more. More importantly, it helps you grow your personal brand and engage with your fans and followers. 

Building a Foundation for Success

Benefits of Joining the Cage Collective

NIL Support

Earn NIL compensation through fan engagement and marketing deals. 


Help you create and grow a personal brand that attracts and engages with your fans.  

Business Setup

Educate, mentor, and provide services to help you set up and grow your business.

Player Merch

Unleash your creativity by creating merch, memorabilia, and NFTs that grow your brand. 

Career Development

Partner or internal with a company that aligns with your major to enhance your career path. 

Community Service

Make an impact by giving back to the community through camps, events and more.

How To Sign Up

Become a Cage Athlete in 3 Easy STeps

Step 1: Sign Up

Sign up to become a Cage Athlete by completing the application form below.

Step 2: Agreement

After you register, sign the athlete agreement that will be sent to your email.

Step 3: Succeed

We'll get you onboarded and set you up so you can start earning compensation, growing your brand and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Helping to answer your questions

When you join Inside the Cage, you are confirming interest in participating in NIL opportunities that will be arranged and facilitated by the Inside the Cage. There is no fee to sign up. We are committed to serve student-athletes across all sports.

No. Inside the Cage is a stand-alone Limited Liability Company under Florida state law. It is independent of the university, athletics or representatives of the university.

Absolutely! We follow university and Florida state guidelines to ensure you are within the rules and regulations set forth by the school, state and NCAA.

We support all student-athletes and sports. So, we are trying to ensure all athletes have opportunity to earn NIL compensation.

However, if you have NIL representation already, we will have to review and discuss your agreement. 

Yes. However, in those cases, Inside the Cage cannot help the athlete assure that the proper rules and policies will be followed.
Athletes will have certain requirements they have to fulfill in order to receive compensation as a Cage College athlete. Additionally, we are working to secure brand and business deals to bring NIL opportunities to the table.

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Become an Inside the Cage Athlete

Please complete the athlete sign-up application form below to get started. A representative will reach out shortly to discuss next steps and provide all the necessary paperwork. 

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