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Pop Warner Little Scholars Extends Long-Standing Partnership with Sports Connect

LANGHORNE, Pa. -- Pop Warner Little Scholars (PWLS), ​​a non-profit organization that promotes youth football and cheer & dance programs, has announced a five-year partnership extension with Sports Connect powered by Stack Sports. As the exclusive technology and online registration provider of Pop Warner, Sports Connect will continue to provide technology solutions for the governing body, local affiliated leagues, and the participating players, coaches, families, and volunteers.

"We are proud to extend our existing partnership with Sports Connect as the exclusive technology and online registration provider of Pop Warner," said Jon Butler, Executive Director of Pop Warner. "Many Pop Warner programs already trust Sports Connect with their league management needs, and we are confident that our continued partnership will guarantee leagues the most innovative solution on the market along with unmatched support for the volunteers that make each season possible."

Pop Warner affiliated leagues partnering with Sports Connect have access to a full suite of features, including Mobile-First Registration, seamless data sharing with the national system, exclusive website designs, secure online payment processing, and more.

"Pop Warner has been a partner of Sports Connect for five years and we are honored to extend the relationship for another five," said Adam Abney, General Manager of Sports Connect. "For decades, Pop Warner has been a leader in the growth of youth football, cheerleading, and dance. This partnership allows for continued innovation and resources that will serve our shared mission of giving more young players the opportunity to play sports."

In addition to local league management tools, Sports Connect has worked together with Pop Warner to provide better insights into the make-up of their affiliated leagues.

To learn more about Sports Connect features for Pop Warner, visit: https://sportsconnect.com/pop-warner/.

About Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc.

Founded in 1929 and headquartered in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, Pop Warner Little Scholars is the nation's oldest youth football, cheerleading and dance organization and the only youth sports organization that emphasizes academics as a prerequisite for participation. Pop Warner participants enjoy the opportunity to learn and compete in their sports in an atmosphere that emphasizes fun, safety, academics and character. For more information on Pop Warner and its programs visit https://www.popwarner.com/ or follow Pop Warner on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Pop_Warner.

About Stack Sports

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on four key pillars - Grassroots Engagement, Participation Growth, Recruiting Pathways, and Elite Player Development. To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit https://stacksports.com/.

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Emotional Video Campaign Targeting Youth Hockey Associations Stresses the Importance of Coaching Their Young Goalies!

BLAINE, Minn. -- MEGA Goaltending, a company committed to teaching players and coaches the proper goaltending skills and fundamentals, has launched an emotional video ad with a plea from kids talking directly to their coaches. The campaign's goal is to make sure youth hockey associations are properly trained when it comes to coaching their young goalies.

The video features kids talking to the camera asking their coaches to "notice them." The ad depicts that if their coaches pay attention to them; they will like themselves more, have more self-confidence, be more likely to go to college, and learn what it means to be strong. None of the kids in the video are actors. They are all just normal kids who play hockey.

The campaign was the brainchild of Justin Johnson, owner and founder of MEGA Goaltending, and was shot, directed, and produced by Sam Scaman of pixelworld.tv. "Too many times, on too many teams, youth hockey association coaches don't know what to do during practice with their goalies," says Johnson who is also the Minnesota Gophers goaltending coach. "We want to make sure these kids in the net are in a position to succeed and feel good about themselves, and that begins with coaching the coaches."

See the full video here: "I am a Goalie, I am a Kid" - https://www.megagoaltending.com/products/mite-development-program/

Too many associations take the 'cross our fingers and hope method' to recruiting and developing beginner goaltenders. They simply hope by sheer numbers that enough kids will want to be a goalie while not providing them with the support or development required to keep them engaged.

For the past 11 years MEGA Goaltending has worked with a variety of hockey associations on how to build their Mite goaltending programs. This has resulted in the Mite Goalie Development Program now available for coaches and associations across the country.

The Mite Development Program is the culmination of MEGA Goaltending's experience in setting up the foundation and long-term plan for mite goalies. According to Johnson, "we set a process in how to attract kids to the position and then how to pay attention to them and their development. The result are more goalies and more kids enjoying the position."

MEGA programs have been designed to develop and refine a goaltender's skills in a challenging and purposeful environment. The dynamic coaching staff includes multiple collegiate goalie coaches. Each of them brings a unique blend of coaching and playing experience ensuring every student receives a quality training experience.

When participating in MEGA programs you can expect to learn not only the most current methods of goaltending but also give you the time and repetitions to discover which methods work best for you. In addition, MEGA coaches are passionate about developing the type of mental skills that will not only serve you well in the crease, but later in life as well.

For more information on MEGA Goaltending, you can go to their website at https://www.megagoaltending.com/.

You can follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/megagoaltending and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/mega_goaltending/.

About Justin Johnson:

Johnson is the founder of MEGA Goaltending -- a Midwest based goalie training and resource company that works with goalies, coaches and associations of all sizes and skill levels. Johnson is also owner of Minnesota-based training and guidance companies FHIT Hockey and its prestigious programs, MAP Hockey and hybrid learning school TPH in Plymouth, MN. He has published two interactive books, a customized preparation manual for goalies titled "GameDay," and an eBook titled "The Fundamentals of Goaltending." In addition to these works, in 2012 Johnson released the world's first goalie training App titled Read and React, which challenges goalies to anticipate a player's shot placement at various speeds.

Johnson also brought plenty of college hockey experience as both a player and a coach to the Minnesota Gophers hockey team as the Men's goaltending coach for 8 seasons. He was a four-year letterwinner for the Gophers hockey team from 2001-05. Johnson posted a 2.88 goals-against average and 22-8-3 career record during his four seasons with the Gophers. He was named to the all-tournament team at the 2003 Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Five after stopping 50 of 54 shots, including a career-best 36 saves in the title game victory against Colorado College. Johnson played for the Gophers' consecutive NCAA National Championship teams, including a regional championship game victory against Ferris State as a sophomore on the way to the 2003 title. He was a three-time recipient of the team's community service award.

Johnson played his prep hockey at Blaine High School where he was a two-time all-conference selection and earned honorable mention all-state accolades as a senior. Johnson helped the Bengals to the state tournament consolation game in 1999. He played one year in the USHL with the Lincoln Stars.

Following his collegiate career, Johnson graduated from Minnesota in 2005 with a major in psychology. In addition to his coaching duties, Johnson serves as USA Hockey's Minnesota District Associate Goalie Coach-in-Chief.

Johnson resides in Brooklyn Park with his wife Ashley and their three children, Payton (11) Zoey (8) and Jack (6).

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Pop Warner’s Southern California Conference Hosts 2021 Championship at So-Fi Stadium

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Southern California Conference (SCC) of Pop-Warner Football & Cheer announced today that it will host its annual Championship at So-Fi Stadium. It will be the first youth sports organization to play in the new Los Angeles So-Fi Stadium. Southern California has produced some of the top football and cheer talent in the country and the city associations in SCC are pleased to be part of their athletic and academic journey. All associations in our conference are dedicated to the positive development of youth in our football and cheer program.

"After losing an entire season to COVID-19, we really wanted to bring a special experience to our football & cheer participants this year. We have many excited football players who are working hard to earn a chance to play at So-Fi Stadium," said Scottie Strong, Executive Commissioner for the Southern California Conference. "We are very proud of our players for their resiliency, dedication and work ethic."

Serving children ages 5 through 14, we are excited to give this opportunity to all our participants. On October 28th, beginning at 12:00pm there will be a full day of football starting with a Tiny Mite exhibition followed by Championship games from the top two teams for each of our divisions including: Mitey Mite, Junior Pee Wee, 12U and 14U with the last game starting at 7 p.m.

Spectators will enjoy cheer performances from our award-winning cheer programs and our Challengers will get to scrimmage on the So-Fi field. Tickets can be purchased at our SCC website www.teamscc.com for $20 until the week of competition when prices go up to $25 per ticket.

We pride ourselves on running a well-rounded and inclusive program for our participants with the goal of prepare for competition in high school. All of our coaches, refs and EMTs undergo background checks and must meet strict training criteria to serve the children in our program. Teams who play in the SCC Championship games will go on to play in regional games for a chance to compete in the 2021 Pop Warner Super Bowl which takes place December 4-11, 2021 in Orlando, Florida.

About the Southern California Conference

The Southern California Conference is a non-profit organization that has been serving the youth football and cheer enthusiasts in Southern California for more than 12 years. Our football and cheer associations are proud members of Pop Warner Little Scholars, Inc. Prioritizing academics and emphasizing the importance of education is one of our core values. As a feeder system to many high schools in the area, we are viewed as being an integral part of the tremendous success that has been achieved at the schools across Southern California. Community involvement and giving back is an important element of our program to help produce well rounded leaders and athletes.

Please visit https://www.teamscc.com/ for additional information.

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TeamSnap Commits $1 Million to Improve Access to Sport for Underserved Youth

BOULDER, Colo. -- Today at The Aspen Institute Project Play Summit 2020, TeamSnap CEO and Founder Dave DuPont announced that TeamSnap will commit $1 million over the next three years to improve access to sport for underserved youth athletes.

As part of the commitment, TeamSnap will be supporting a series of new programs to drive access to sport. This includes being a partner on The Aspen Institute's Project Play 2024 initiative which mobilizes industry leaders to take actions around making sports accessible to all children, regardless of race, gender, zip code or ability. As well as a long-standing partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance, an organization that recently announced their Million Coaches Challenge, a commitment to train over 400,000 coaches, with a focus on underserved communities.

"Access to quality sports is a very personal initiative for me. Playing team sports had an incredibly positive impact on all aspects of my life; they taught me key life skills and laid the foundation for a healthy lifestyle," said DuPont. "I believe all children should have the same access to sport that I had growing up. I am immensely proud that TeamSnap is doing everything it can to support access to sport and our $1 Million commitment will go a long way towards helping ensure more young athletes get into the game."

Over the past six months, TeamSnap has been a key resource in helping sports organizations and teams navigate the pandemic and make a safe return to play. Its Return to Sports resource hub has been heavily accessed and its new Health Check COVID-19 screening tool, which it is providing free to all of TeamSnap's 24 million users, has already been used more than 4 million times.

About TeamSnap

Since our formation in 2009, TeamSnap has been single-mindedly focused on taking the work out of play. 24 million coaches, administrators, players and parents rely on TeamSnap's powerful and easy-to-use tools for communication, scheduling, payment collection and registration, organizing every sport and group activity in the world. For more information, visit https://www.teamsnap.com/.

Twitter: #YouthSports #SportsTech @teamSnap

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A5 Volleyball Club to Open New State-of-the-Art Sportsplex Facility – Millions in Revenue for Alpharetta / Roswell Expected

ATLANTA, Ga. -- At a time when many youth club sports clubs are struggling or shutting down as a consequence of the national pandemic, one metro-Atlanta based club, A5 Volleyball Club, is boldly expanding, offering more world class opportunities for athletes to train and compete.

Thousands of athletes and families train with A5 making it one of the largest youth club volleyball organizations in the country. A5 recognizes that, now more than ever, kids need outlets to exercise and connect with friends through playing sports.

This facility expansion has been in the works for some time and came together in January when a deal was made with the Andretti family to take over their vacant facility on Alpharetta Hwy in Roswell. The transformation of the 70,000-square foot space has energized the youth volleyball community that was devastated when the 2019-20 season was suspended in March.

Club founder Bob Westbrook said, "We believe this move into our new facility will prove to be a transformative event for the youth volleyball community in Atlanta as well as the Southeast. We are blessed to have this opportunity."

The A5 Sportsplex will be home to A5 Volleyball Club with the capacity to offer 40+ competitive and regional teams, leagues, and adult play as well as individual volleyball training. The venue will also serve as a volleyball tournament destination hosting teams, regionally, from Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Louisiana, and nationally as well. Youth sports generated 15 Billion dollars last year in the US as Volleyball continues to be one of the fastest growing sports for young men and women in the country.

The regional and national growth of this business has the potential to bring in millions of dollars to the local economy. On any given weekend during the competitive club volleyball season, tens of thousands of players and their families travel to tournaments. A5's new facility is poised to become a sought-after tournament destination, drawing players and families from all over the country to stay in hotels, frequenting restaurants and shops in the metro Atlanta area.

Inside the A5 Sportsplex, there are 13 Taraflex courts including an actual Olympic court from the 2016 Rio Olympic games positioned as Center Court. Spectators will enjoy a mezzanine view of all courts as well as having the benefit of bleacher seating on the floor. Five outdoor sand volleyball courts are planned for construction in Fall 2020. These courts will support and take advantage of the tremendous growth in outdoor Beach Volleyball occurring world-wide. A5's on-site Pro Shop will offer a full line of volleyball apparel, equipment, and accessories. Additionally, the venue has ample parking to accommodate players, families, and fans. Independent restaurant and gaming vendors are planning to occupy additional space in the facility as well helping provide a full-service experience for visitors.

In their new home, A5 will offer elite training year-round as well as competitive teams for athletes of all ages (girls and boys) from beginner to experienced levels. A5 has been making waves in the competitive club volleyball world since its beginning in 2004. Today, there are about 4,500 active clubs in the country. A5 is currently ranked #2 in the country, having earned more bids to the USAV National Championship tournament than any other club nationwide over the last seven years. In 2020, three A5 coaches earned the prestigious "Coach of the Year" award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). This is a record number of coach-of-the- year winners in the history of this award.

A5 Volleyball is moving forward with resilience and renewed vision for the future while remaining true to their mission: Teaching life lessons through the sport of volleyball. Organized sports are a healthy and integral part of youth development. A5's investment in the local community reflects their commitment to being part of a positive solution, critical to the world we now inhabit.

More information: https://a5volleyball.com/

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Press Contact: Amy Bergin
Phone: 770-378-6694
Email: amy@a5volleyball.com

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TeamSnap Raises $5.5 Million in Funding as Sports Activities Begin to Resume

BOULDER, Colo. -- TeamSnap, the leader in sport management technology, announced today a $5.5 million convertible notes financing led by Foundry Group and Bolt Ventures. The funding comes as TeamSnap prepares for sports activities to return after the global shutdown.

TeamSnap supports over 22 million users, 3 million unique teams and 19,000 clubs across more than 100 different sports and activities. Sport organizations, teams, players and families use TeamSnap's innovative technology everyday to sign up, schedule, communicate, collect payments and coordinate everything for the sports season.

"While this has been a challenging time for the collective youth sports industry, it is gratifying to know that investors are still bullish about our technology, market position and brand," said Dave DuPont, CEO and co-founder of TeamSnap. "Our customers have always genuinely cared about our product. Their loyalty is a testament to our continued investment in technology and our commitment to improving the customer experience. As sports activity continues to recover, this funding gives us liquidity and flexibility to further support our network of teams, sports organizations and brand partners."

The Boulder-based venture firm Foundry Group has been a lead investor for TeamSnap in previous funding rounds. Bolt Ventures joins as a new TeamSnap investor.

"TeamSnap has become synonymous with youth sports and is the top-of-mind platform for all teams and sports organizations," said Isaac Harrouche, Investment Principal, Bolt Ventures. "With sports activities set to return, we are thrilled to partner with TeamSnap and look forward to its continued growth fueled by its powerful brand and innovative technology."

About TeamSnap

Since our formation in 2009, TeamSnap has been single-mindedly focused on taking the work out of play. Over 22 million coaches, administrators, players and parents rely on TeamSnap's powerful and easy-to-use tools for communication, scheduling, payment collection and registration, organizing every sport and group activity in the world. For more information, visit https://www.TeamSnap.com/.

Twitter: #YouthSports #SportsTech @teamSnap

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TeamSnap Appoints Tech Leaders to Executive Team

BOULDER, Colo. -- TeamSnap CEO and co-founder Dave DuPont announced today new additions to its executive team. Global tech leader Woody Hartman joins TeamSnap as President and Head of Product, overseeing business operations for the industry-leading sports platform. Partnership executive Alex Underwood has been named General Manager of Advertising and Commerce.

Overall, TeamSnap supports nearly 23 million users, 3 million unique teams and 19,000 clubs across 100 different sports.

"As we all look forward to getting back to play, TeamSnap's commitment to supporting sports teams, clubs and leagues remains as strong ever," said DuPont. "Bolstering our leadership team with Woody and Alex fortifies our foundation for growth and long-term success. They will help ensure TeamSnap takes a leading role in helping all youth and recreational sports rebound from the shutdown as soon as possible."

Woody Hartman - President and Head of Product

Woody Hartman joins TeamSnap as the company's President and Head of Product. Reporting directly to DuPont, Hartman is leading TeamSnap's global business operations and product strategy. In the newly created role, Hartman is managing product development, platform expansion, growth and marketing with a focus on providing solutions and tools for teams and sports organizations.

Hartman brings TeamSnap a wealth of tech experience, most recently as Vice President of Global Operations at Lyft. As an early leader of the popular ridesharing service, Hartman oversaw business operations through an exciting period of expansion, success, and change that ultimately included managing 1,000+ employees, and millions of drivers around the world.

Hartman is also an avid mountain climber who summited Mount Everest and the highest peak on every continent last year.

"TeamSnap is a passionate and tech-savvy company with a big heart and an unwavering commitment to sports," said Hartman. "I am thrilled to be working with Dave to lead such an innovative team. This is a pivotal time for amateur sports in the United States and around the world. TeamSnap is incredibly well-positioned to provide the technology and infrastructure required for sports communities to continue playing, growing and having fun."

Alex Underwood - General Manager of Advertising and Commerce

Underwood is charged with growing TeamSnap's advertising and ecommerce business. This includes building strategic partnerships that connect like-minded brands to the millions of sports families on the platform every day. TeamSnap is expanding its brand integration opportunities and curating dynamic new content that provides customers with valued-added offers and experiences.

Underwood joins TeamSnap from Spotify where he was the Vice President and Global Head of Strategic Partnerships and Verticals, playing a key role in driving revenue to well over $500 million. His accomplishments include launching and scaling Spotify's successful global sales unit, including the global agency, global vertical, trading and audience solutions teams.

"TeamSnap has a stellar reputation as a trusted platform that connects family decision-makers and athletes to brands in an authentic way, which remains more important than ever," said Underwood. "Adding to this authenticity is the rich contextual nature of the platform. I am looking forward to working with the creative team here to help our partners develop innovative ways to engage and support our network of busy parents and families."

@TeamSnap #YouthSports #SportTech

About TeamSnap

Since our formation in 2009, TeamSnap has been single-mindedly focused on taking the work out of play. Over 22 million coaches, administrators, players and parents rely on TeamSnap's powerful and easy-to-use tools for communication, scheduling, payment collection and registration, organizing every sport and group activity in the world. For more information, visit: https://www.teamsnap.com/

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*Caption: Global tech leader Woody Hartman joins TeamSnap as President and Head of Product, overseeing business operations for the industry-leading sports platform. Partnership executive Alex Underwood has been named General Manager of Advertising and Commerce.

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TeamSnap Scores a New Partnership with Chicago Fire Juniors

CHICAGO, Ill. -- TeamSnap announced today a new partnership with Chicago Fire Juniors (CFJ), the official youth club affiliate program of Chicago Fire Football Club. As part of the partnership, TeamSnap has been named the official team and club management platform for CFJ and all affiliate clubs.

TeamSnap is the leader in sports management software supporting 22 million users across 100 different sports. CFJ currently consists of 11 clubs nationwide with more than 8,000 travel players and 8,000 recreational players.

As part of the multi-year partnership, TeamSnap will be used extensively to manage scheduling, communications and logistics for more than 500 Chicago Fire Junior affiliate teams along with its slate of community and development programs.

This includes: Chicago Fire Juniors City, Chicago Fire Juniors North Shore, Chicago Fire Juniors South, Chicago Fire Juniors West, Florida Fire Juniors, Illinois Fire Juniors, Indiana Fire Juniors, Indiana Fire Juniors South, Kentucky Fire Juniors, Louisiana Fire Juniors and Michigan Fire Juniors.

"This is an exciting new partnership and we are fully committed to supporting Chicago Fire Juniors as they create a winning environment that fosters a culture of excellence for youth soccer players both on and off the field of play," said Dave DuPont, TeamSnap co-founder and CEO. "We are looking forward to delivering a comprehensive sports management solution that helps Chicago Fire FC administrators and coaches stay focused on growing the game at all levels."

About TeamSnap

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, TeamSnap has taken the organization of youth, recreational and competitive sports into the 21st century. Over 20-million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season.

For more information, visit https://www.teamsnap.com/.

Twitter: @TeamSnap @firejrs #YouthSports #Soccer #SportsTech

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Whataburger Announces $100,000 Partnership with Drive Nation Sports to Increase Access to Youth Sports

DALLAS, Texas -- To provide support to young athletes in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Whataburger announced a three-year, $100,000 partnership with Drive Nation Sports. The partnership kicked off with a check presentation on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Drive Nation Sports is a Dallas-based grassroots youth sports organization founded in 2016 by former NBA All-Star Jermaine O'Neal. As the owner and operator, O'Neal and his team are dedicated to creating a professional atmosphere for amateur athletics. The focus of Drive Nation Sports is to impact the youth by providing the programming and resources to achieve a higher level of success both on and off the court.

"The cost to participate in youth sports today is higher than it's ever been which has prevented less fortunate children from being able to play. This partnership will give these kids access to opportunities that without this assistance would have been unattainable. Drive Nation is thankful for Whataburger's contribution as it will make a significant impact in these children's lives," said Jermaine O'Neal.

Whataburger signage will be featured within the facility, with additional Whataburger patches adorning athletes' jerseys.

A portion of sponsorship funds will be allocated to provide financial aid for athletes who would otherwise not be able to participate. The intention of this aid is to create an opportunity for future advancement in education and sports.

"Youth sports are a Texas tradition that provide kids with valuable lessons in sportsmanship and teamwork, as well as helping to develop healthy lifelong habits," said Gilbert Aranza, Whataburger Franchisee. "Drive Nation Sports is doing some amazing work to teach these lessons and help young athletes reach their full potential, and Whataburger is proud to support these initiatives."

As part of Whataburger's $100,000 investment over three years, the brand will be featured as a presenting sponsor of two tournaments: the Nike Explosion Tournament on January 18-20th and Jermaine O'Neal's own tournament, the Battle of the Best, on April 3rd-5th.

To learn more: https://stories.whataburger.com/whataburger-announces-100000-partnership-with-drive-nation-sports-to-increase-access-to-youth-sports/

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Top California Volleyball Association Hits Technology Partnership with TeamSnap

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Northern California Volleyball Association (NCVA) and TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today they have reached a new partnership making TeamSnap the exclusive club and team management solution for one of the country's largest volleyball associations.

As the governing body for volleyball in Northern California, NCVA is home to more than 25,000 players, coaches, administrators and volunteers across 1,400 teams and 400 member clubs. NCVA member clubs will be able to leverage TeamSnap's innovative and easy-to-use platform to improve communication and simplify payment collection.

"Northern California Volleyball Association supports a wide-range of programs from grassroot community clubs to high-performance state teams. Partnering with a sophisticated digital platform like TeamSnap will help our clubs and coaches manage their day-to-day operations," said Donna Donaghy, CEO, Northern California Volleyball Association. "TeamSnap is a huge timesaver that will help us stay focused on growing the sport across the state."

As the industry leader in sports management, TeamSnap supports more than 20 million users, 2 million unique teams and 19,000 clubs across 100 different sports. The platform is used by thousands of volleyball clubs across North America including provincial sport organization Ontario Volleyball Association as well as NCVA member clubs: Marin Juniors Volleyball Club, Vibe Volleyball Club, Velocity Volleyball Club and Bay Area Volleyball.

"NCVA is the heart of the California volleyball community and a proven leader in growing the sport over the past 30 years. We look forward to working together to expand their operations and connect their clubs at every level-from parents and coaches to administrators and board members," said Greg Ludke, General Manager, Sports Organizations, TeamSnap.

About Northern California Volleyball Association:

The year 2019 marked the 37th anniversary of the Northern California Volleyball Association (NCVA), which services Northern California from the Oregon border to Bakersfield, including Northern Nevada. The NCVA is a 501(c)(3) organization that, in partnership with USA Volleyball, endeavors to promote participation in a quality program that provides a positive and safe athletic environment through a variety of developmental and competitive opportunities for players of all ages, skill levels and backgrounds. More information can be found at http://www.ncva.com/, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.

About TeamSnap:

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, TeamSnap has taken the organization of youth, recreational and competitive sports into the 21st century. Over 20 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season. For more information, visit https://www.teamsnap.com/.

Twitter: @TeamSnap #TeamSnap @NCVAVolleyball #NCVA #Volleyball #SportsTech #YouthSports

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