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Earthquakes Announce Udemy as Official Learning and Skills Partner and Official Training Jersey Partner

April 23, 2024 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
San Jose Earthquakes News Release

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Earthquakes announced today a new multi-year partnership with Udemy, a leading online skills marketplace and learning platform, to be their Official Learning and Skills Partner, as well as their new Official Training Jersey Partner.

Starting this season, Udemy will be featured front and center on all first-team training jerseys and warmup tops for both players and coaching staff. In addition, the Quakes and Udemy will provide subsidized access for underserved communities to over 220,000 courses available on the Udemy platform, including courses to upskill on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

"The San Jose Earthquakes are thrilled to welcome Udemy as our new Official Learning and Skills Partner, and our Official Training Jersey Partner," said Ian Anderson, Chief Strategy Officer of the Earthquakes. "Udemy is a global technology brand dedicated to transforming lives through learning and democratizing access to education and skills, with a strong commitment to the Bay Area. We are looking forward to working together to make a meaningful impact across our joint home region, providing communities with access to a variety of technical, leadership, and professional content on the Udemy platform."

"This partnership with the San Jose Earthquakes showcases our commitment to empowering historically underserved communities in the Bay Area with access to cutting-edge learning and skills," said Genefa Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer at Udemy. "Together, we're bridging the skills gap and ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to develop the in-demand skills they need to thrive in today's hyper-competitive job market and rapidly evolving digital landscape."

The Quakes and Udemy will launch a year-round education initiative to offer Udemy courses to members of the local community. At the following upcoming games, fans can expect:

Cinco de Mayo Celebration Match (May 4 vs. LAFC at Levi's Stadium): Udemy will present a $10,000 contribution to the Quakes Foundation to support local Bay Area initiatives.

Pride Night (June 15 vs. FC Cincinnati at PayPal Park): Udemy will serve as presenting sponsor for Pride Night, celebrating the Pride / LGBTQIA+ community and providing fans with complimentary course credits.

California Clasico (June 29 vs. LA Galaxy at Stanford Stadium): Udemy will provide active duty and veteran military members - as well as their family members - complimentary course credits in conjunction with Operation Care & Comfort, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to serving military veterans and their families.

September 21 vs. St. Louis City SC at PayPal Park: In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day, Udemy will distribute complimentary course credits to the local Hispanic community in partnership with the Quakes Foundation.

Beyond the community efforts, this partnership will be a vehicle for Udemy to showcase its relationship with AWS, emphasizing both companies' shared dedication to fostering positive global impact and underscoring their mutual commitment to expanding access to technology and skills.

This partnership comes at a great time for Udemy as it was also recently named to TIME's inaugural list of the World's Top EdTech Companies in 2024, honoring the company for its commitment to producing innovative educational technologies and services for the masses. To learn the latest technical and professional skills, visit

The Earthquakes were supported by Klutch Sports Group in securing this partnership.

To purchase tickets for any of the aforementioned games that are part of the year-round education initiative, visit .

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