Tips to Improve a Struggling Youth League

Youth sports participation is experiencing a national decline, and that understandably has some league directors worried. According to the Wall Street Journal, participation in the four major youth sports—soccer, football, baseball, and basketball—dropped 4 percent between 2008 and 2012. This may not seem like much of a decrease, but the population of children age 6-17 declined only 0.6 percent in that time. In other words, besides fewer kids in the available pool, the ones there aren’t playing as many organized sports. […]

2015-09-18T18:40:13+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Sports Management|

How Online Registration Can Save Your League Registrar Time

An estimated 20 million kids, ages 6-16, play organized sports outside of a school setting. Unofficially accompanying this number is an army of thousands of league registrars, tasked with collecting and managing the info provided by families during the registration process. The challenge for these volunteers is immense: Effectively registering kids into the league while tracking finances, organizing teams, honoring team and coaching requests—and doing so without feeling overwhelmed or always pressed for time. […]

2015-08-07T13:53:09+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Sports Management|

SportsSignup Continues Market Expansion with Acquisition of DirectRoster

SportsSignup (http://www.sportssignup.com/), a national leader in online management solutions for sports organizations, today announces the acquisition of DirectRoster, an online application for youth and adult sports leagues. DirectRoster is a division of DMT Web Ventures Inc., the parent company of TurboRoster, a fitness registration and wearable technology platform. […]

SportsSignup Makes Third Consecutive Appearance on Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the United States

Saratoga Springs, NY – August 21, 2014 – SportsSignup, a national leader in online sports league management solutions, is on the Inc. Magazine 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the third consecutive year, the business publication announced today. […]