Posts tagged "Industry News"

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4 Things Organizers and Coaches Can Do to Prevent Youth Sports Injuries

Here are three tips organizers and coaches should follow for preventing youth sports injuries, from the Hospital for Special Surgery.

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The PLAYS Act: LeagueApps-Led Coalition Brings a Bill to Congress to Increase Youth Sports Access Nationally

The PLAYS Act in Youth Sports is a bill to establish a $75 million annual grant program to support nonprofit organizations working to improve positive health and youth development through youth sports and participation—and LeagueApps is bringing it to Congress. In 2020, LeagueApps co-founded the…

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How Two Former College Teammates Grew a Youth Basketball Empire

Brendan Winters, co-founder of Pro Skills Basketball, shares shares critical secrets for building a successful youth basketball organization.

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Recapping NextUp: Return to Play – Day 2

As we navigate returning to play after months of a forced pause on youth and local sports, LeagueApps is here to help you come up with your own return to play plan. We hosted NextUp: Return to Play, a three-day virtual conference featuring speakers on…

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Recapping NextUp: Return to Play – Day 1

As we return to play after months of sheltering at home, athletes and their families will need to adjust to a new normal. The youth sports experience will play a critical role in our nation’s physical, social, and cultural recovery, which is why we’ve been…

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Coach of the Year Honored At Up2Us Gala

In the past year, dozens of sports organizers have joined our podcasts, webinars, and live events to discuss how they’ve built their clubs and the challenges that stood in their way. Across every sport that we cover, a common refrain was that finding quality coaches…

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The College Recruiting Landscape

Our LeagueApps Live interactive series aims to educate and connect our youth sports audience. At the heart of our process is the recruitment of leading experts and innovators as guests. This week we welcomed Steven Mahon of SportsRecruits to discuss the modern college recruiting landscape…

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Paul Rabil’s Premier Lacrosse League Is Primed To Grow The Game

Here at LeagueApps, we’re driven by a mission to facilitate amazing sports experiences for kids across the country. We work with the most enterprising organizers and experts across youth and local sports, and advise professional teams and leagues on how to best leverage their resources…

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Good Morning America Honors PCA Grand Prize Award Winner

The Positive Coaching Alliance’s mission is to transform the youth sports culture into a Development Zone® where all youth and high school athletes have a positive, character-building experience that results in “better athletes, better people.” Every year PCA recognizes notable members of the youth sports…

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Youth Soccer Superstar Signs With Nike

In 2017, 11-year-old Olivia Moultrie became the youngest women’s soccer player to publicly accept an academic scholarship to play collegiate soccer. Recently, at 13-years-old, Olivia became the youngest female soccer player to forgo her academic scholarship as she announced she would be represented by Wasserman…