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Sports Software Comparison

SportsEngine vs. Stack Sports

SportsEngine HQ is easy-to-use club and team management software that’s packed with everything you need to create safe sports experiences. See why more than 45,000 organizations partner with us over Stack Sports.

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Top reasons to choose SportsEngine over Stack Sports

safety checks

Built-in youth sports background checks

Assign, track, and review in-depth background checks right in SportsEngine HQ.

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An included, top-rated team mobile app

SportsEngine mobile is a free, fully-featured team app that keeps coaches and teams on time and connected.

networking

Innovative product updates

SportsEngine software is regularly updated with new feature enhancements and releases designed to reduce your workload.

payments

Lower processing rates

Stack Sports charges a full dollar more on each transaction completed on their platform than SportsEngine.

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Software Advice Front Runners 2020, GetApp Category Leaders 2020, Capterra Best Value 2018, Professional Background Screening Association Accredited, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 2020 Best Places To Work, Star Tribune Top Workplaces 2020

More than award-winning tech 

Trust us to deliver your competitive edge in more ways than one. Gain access to award-winning tech and happy employees who are ready to help simplify your sports life. 

The #1 partner in youth sports technology

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45,000+

sports organizations served

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1,200,000+

teams

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94%

customer happiness rating

Let's go head-to-head

Want to see how our processing rates stack up? See how they compare.

 
 
Platform
BBB rating1
Payment proccessing rates2
iOS mobile app rating3
Android mobile app rating3
Glassdoor company rating4
Customer success staff
Endorsed by National Council of Youth Sports
Official USOPC Partner for Safety
2021 Olympic Partner
Official Partner, National Fitness Foundation
SportsEngine Software
 
SportsEngine HQ
Platform
SportsEngine HQ
BBB Accredited Business A+ Rating
BBB rating1
BBB Accredited Business A+ Rating
3.25% + $2 per transaction
Payment processing rates2
3.25% + $2 per transaction
4.5 Star Rating
(34,633 ratings)
iOS mobile app rating3
4.5 Star Rating
(34,633 ratings)
4.5 Star Rating
(5,656 ratings)
Android mobile app rating3
4.5 Star Rating
(5,656 ratings)
4 Star Rating Gold
(79 reviews)
Glassdoor company rating4
4 Star Rating Gold
(79 reviews)
90+
Customer success staff
90+
 
Endorsed by National Council of Youth Sports
 
 
Official USOPC Partner for Safety
 
 
2021 Olympic Partner
 
 
Official Partner, National Fitness Foundation
 

Stack Sports

 
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Platform
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BBB Not Accredited Business B+ Rating
BBB rating1
BBB Not Accredited Business B+ Rating
3.6% + $3 per transaction
Payment processing rates2
3.6% + $3 per transaction
2 star rating
(110 ratings)
iOS mobile app rating3
2 star rating
(110 ratings)
2 star rating
(571 ratings)
Android mobile app rating3
2 star rating
(571 ratings)
2 star rating
(46 reviews)
Glassdoor company rating4
2 star rating
(46 reviews)
~70
Customer success staff
~70
 
Endorsed by National Council of Youth Sports
 
 
Official USOPC Partner for Safety
 
 
2021 Olympic Partner
 
 
Official Partner, National Fitness Foundation
 

Save on every transaction

Higher processing fees can really add up, fast. Add more money to your bottom line on every transaction with SportsEngine.

 

Total money processed

 
$50,000
$50,000
$100,000
$100,000
$250,000
$250,000
$500,000
$500,000

Number of transactions

 
250
250
500
500
750
750
1,000
1,000

Savings with SportsEngine

 
$425
Savings with $50,000 processed and 250 transactions
$425
$850
Savings with $100,000 processed and 500 transactions
$850
$1,625
Savings with $250,000 processed and 750 transactions
$1,625
$2,750
Savings with $500,000 processed and 1,000 transactions
$2,750

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1Better Business Bureau ratings based on published results as of October 1, 2019

2Payment processing rates accurate as of December 7, 2020

3Mobile ratings based on App Store and Google Play Store reviews published from December 7, 2020

4Glassdoor ratings based on published results as of December 7, 2020

Trusted by sports leaders like you

We use this for everything our Little League needs for admins, parents, athletes, and spectators. From registration to our own merchandise sales, emails to rescheduling, and constant contact with any member of the league. Always finding more options to make the navigation even easier and functions I didn't know existed. I love using SportEngine!

Meghan G

Raccoon Valley Little League

We were looking for something more modern that offered better functionality to not only handle registration and player management but also serve our needs on the website end.

Lacey W

Fusion SC

All-in-one technology. Built for you.

Choose SportsEngine HQ and get everything you need to run your entire organization in one place.

 

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Unlimited access to helpful resources

Get the support you need when you need it from our trusted sports technology experts. 

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Live tech support

Getting the answer to your question is always just a click away—our team of experts is standing by to help every day of the year.

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Customer help center

Access helpful articles, videos, and resources at any time to help you get the most from SportsEngine HQ.

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Dedicated onboarding coach

SportsEngine HQ premium subscribers are provided a dedicated onboarding coach to ensure a fast and efficient setup.

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