SportsEngine and GameChanger Partner to Transform the Youth Sports Experience for Coaches, Athletes and Parents
SportsEngine and GameChanger announced today a partnership to transform the experience for coaches, athletes and parents of youth and amateur baseball and softball organizations. Beginning March 15, 2016, scores and stats collected through GameChanger can be automatically pushed to SportsEngine to power league statistics, standings, widgets, and game pages for any organization utilizing both applications.
“GameChanger provides an innovative way for parents, coaches and athletes to experience youth sports. Integrating these capabilities into the SportsEngine platform, we now offer the most compelling, integrated stats and scoring solution on the market,” said Justin Kaufenberg, chief executive officer at SportsEngine. “This is how SportsEngine helps these coaches, families and volunteers play smarter and live more.”
Thousands of sports organizations have chosen SportsEngine to run their website, tournaments, leagues, online registration & mobile apps. Through these applications, over 500,000 sports teams, clubs and leagues are able to drastically reduce the time they spend on administration and communication, allowing them to focus on spending time with their athletes. Momentum in baseball has accelerated for SportsEngine with recent agreements signed with governing bodies, organizations, and teams.
“Used by over 125,000 teams across the country, GameChanger has built the ultimate scoring and stats app, logging over 1 billion pitches and 300 million at-bats from over 7 million games,” said Ted Sullivan, Co-founder and CEO of GameChanger. “We know how important it is for leagues to maintain and report scores and stats with fans and coaches. With our SportsEngine integration, the stats and data tracked using GameChanger can now be automatically synced to SportsEngine’s team pages, making it easier for coaches and leagues to streamline the reporting process.”
SportsEngine is currently in the process of rolling out the integration to it’s thousands of baseball and softball customers on the platform.
“Our goal is to provide the best solution to support a more positive sport life experience for youth sport organizations and families. To do that, we need to create strong, long term relationships with other market leaders to provide more value for everyone.” said Angie Franks, chief marketing officer for SportsEngine. “With their extensive experience, talented teams, and incredible technology, GameChanger is a perfect partner to our suite of products.”
Helping the world play smarter and live more, SportsEngine is the leading provider of sport life management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. Powering more than 500,000 sports teams, leagues, clubs, and associations, SportsEngine features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors. Founded in 2008, SportsEngine is based in Minneapolis, Minn. For more information, please visit www.sportsengine.com/solutions/; like the company on Facebook at Facebook.com/sportsengine; or follow SportsEngine on Twitter at @sportsengine.
Based in New York City, GameChanger www.GC.com is the leader in amateur sports scorekeeping, statistics, and live game updates. Available on iPhone, iPad and the web, GameChanger provides real-time amateur baseball, softball and basketball game updates, analytics and insights for coaches, players, teams, and fans. Fans can also use GameChanger to follow games in real-time. In 2016, more than 125,000 teams across the country will use GameChanger. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @GCSports(Instagram link)(Twitter link) or at Facebook.com/GCSports
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