SportsEngine, Inc., an NBC Sports Group company, and the leading provider of Sport Relationship Management software, announced today it has formed a partnership with Club Champions League, Inc. (CCL), one of the largest youth soccer leagues in the United States. The CCL is dedicated to the development of players, coaches, teams, clubs, and referees.
Founded on superior competition, the Club Champions League (CCL) is a model for player development and a Governing Board made up of Professional Soccer Directors. With four distinct competitive divisions, and four conferences (CCL, CCL Florida, CCL Georgia, and CCL New England) the league has over 20,500 participants, and over 125,000 registered youth soccer players within CCL member clubs in 10 states and the District of Columbia.
SportsEngine will serve as Club Champions League’s Official Technology Partner and title sponsor of its Gold Standard Strategic Partnership Summit, offering member clubs with insight to new technology, exclusive pricing on SportsEngine’s premium tools, and web design packages.
“We’re proud to welcome SportsEngine as our Official Club Technology Partner,” stated Brian Kuk, Executive Director, Club Champions League. “This partnership extends our ecosystem of Gold Standard partners as well as enables us to improve services to our members while providing added benefits for all clubs and conferences. Furthermore, innovating and advancing our administrative processes allows us to remain focused on player, coach and club development which are our top priorities.”
"The partnership with Club Champions League is very exciting for SportsEngine as we continue to serve the soccer market," said John Weinerth, Vice President of Soccer, SportsEngine, Inc. "With our best-in-class registration and member management solutions, we are confident that the Club Champions League will spend less time on administrative tasks and more time focusing on their players and clubs, and furthering their commitment to grow the game of soccer. ”
More than one million teams, leagues and clubs use SportsEngine software to run their tournaments, leagues, online registration, websites, and mobile apps. Through these applications, sports teams, clubs, leagues, and national governing bodies are able to drastically reduce the time they spend on administration and communication, allowing them to focus more time on developing their athletes and furthering the love of sport.