College Ave Named Official Student Loan Partner of Houston Dynamo Football Club

Houston Dynamo FC Fans Can Enter for a Chance to Win a $5,000 Scholarship from College Ave

(Wilmington, DE & Houston, TX) March 14, 2024 — College Ave, a leading financial services company with a passion for helping students embark on a bright future, and Houston Dynamo Football Club (HDFC) today announced a multi-year agreement exclusively naming College Ave as the Official Student Loan Partner of Houston Dynamo FC. In addition to trademark rights, stadium signage, digital/social elements, a Match Presenter and onsite activation, College Ave is hosting the College Ave Kickoff Scholarship Sweepstakes exclusively for Dynamo fans to enter for a chance to win $5,000 for college.

“We are thrilled to be named the Official Student Loan Partner of the Houston Dynamo Football Club,” said Angela Colatriano, Chief Marketing Officer, College Ave. “For the past 10 years, College Ave has provided student loans and parent loans to Houston area families. We are excited to partner with HDFC in order to highlight and celebrate the role of higher education achievement with one of Houston’s most-loved sports clubs.”

“We are delighted to welcome College Ave as the Official Student Loan Partner of the Houston Dynamo Football Club,” said Ben Carruthers, Vice President of Partnerships. “This partnership reflects our shared commitment to supporting education and empowering the next generation. We look forward to working together with College Ave to create meaningful opportunities for Dynamo fans, showcasing the importance of higher education within the vibrant Houston community.”

As part of the sponsorship, College Ave will have significant presence both on and off the field and across digital channels. College Ave will present the Houston Dynamo FC vs. St. Louis match on May 4th at the Shell Energy Stadium in Houston. The College Ave Kickoff Scholarship Sweepstakes for Dynamo fans will launch in April – fans should be on the lookout for how to enter for a chance to win $5,000 for college.

College Ave makes borrowing for college simple with its quick application, competitive rates and flexible repayment terms. is full of resources, including guides, articles and a student loan calculator, to help Houston families navigate ways to plan and pay for college. For more tips and information on how to pay for college, visit

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The Houston Dynamo Football Club is a multi-faceted organization that includes the Houston Dynamo, Houston Dash, Houston Dynamo Academy, Club affiliates, and the Club’s supporters. Ted Segal acquired a majority ownership interest in HDFC in June 2021 and serves as the chairman of the Club. Under his leadership the organization completed a multi-million dollar renovation of Shell Energy Stadium in March 2023 and the Club moved into a 27,000 square foot headquarters in East Downtown in July 2023. The Dynamo are a Major League Soccer team that has won two MLS Cup championships, two Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and four conference championships in its first 17 seasons and has qualified to represent the United States in international competition eight times. The Dynamo have advanced to the Conference Championship series eight times in 17 years, the most of any Major League Soccer team since 2006; and the club’s four appearances in the MLS Cup Final are tied for the most in the league during that time span. The Houston Dash joined the Houston Dynamo Football Club on Dec. 12, 2013, as the first expansion team of the National Women’s Soccer League. The NWSL is the top-flight women’s professional soccer league in North America, featuring many of the top players from the United States and Canada, as well as talent from around the world. The Dash began play in April 2014 for the start of the league’s second season. The Dash captured their first league trophy, the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup, on July 26, 2020. The teams train at Houston Sports Park (HSP), the premier training facility in Southeast Texas, and play at Shell Energy Stadium in downtown Houston. For more information, log on to or call (713) 276-7500.

Media Contacts:
Katie Jacobs, College Ave, [email protected]
Ashley Clinkscale, Houston Dynamo FC, [email protected]
Emily Hollenbeck, Duffy & Shanley, Inc., [email protected], (401) 278-4432


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