Posts tagged "partner spotlight"

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Play it Forward: Recapping Episode Three with Austin Junior Volleyball Association’s Michael Garcia

In case you missed our announcement: Play It Forward is a new podcast series dedicated to highlighting some brightest voices in our community. We have recruited five youth sports leaders that use LeagueApps to run their organizations, plus a retired NBA champion, to share their…

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Partner Spotlight: Steel United and Bethesda Soccer Club Engage Players Virtually

Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, many of our partners have doubled down on digital—exploring everything from virtual coaching and training to “senior nights” held via video conference. We spoke with two of these organizers, Bethesda Soccer’s Lisa Frates and Steel United’s Ian Hughes,…

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INTRODUCING PLAY IT FORWARD: A new podcast championing the people making youth sports happen

At LeagueApps, we’ve always believed that sport is about more than the fields we play on, the uniforms we wear, and the trophies we win. It’s about community—the coaches, parents, and players who come together to learn, grow, and push the game forward.    This…

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Jr. NBA Live With Rod Strickland & Jamila Wideman

In the second installment of “Jr. NBA Live” the President of LeagueApps, Jeremy Goldberg, sat down with Jamila Wideman and Rod Strickland at the NBA offices. Wideman, the third overall pick in the 1997 WNBA draft, currently serves as the NBA’s VP of Player Development….

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Center Of Excellence Primed To Revolutionize Youth Sports

Youth sports are evolving at a rapid pace. The industry’s growth in terms of size, scope, and impact is striking. Close to 50 million kids participate in organized youth sports, and their participation generates upwards of $20 billion in economic activity. This has raised the…

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Jr. NBA Debuts Live Interactive Series

If the inaugural episode of “Jr. NBA Live” is any indication, the basketball community is ready for a new voice in the youth sports space. The COO of the WNBA, Christy Hedgpeth, and three-time national champion Ashley Battle joined our live interactive discussion with LeagueApps…

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Meet The LeagueApps Team: SuitUp’s Casey Miller

On April 14th, 2019 LeagueApps hosted its annual Ballin’ For Charity 3v3 basketball tournament at Basketball City in Manhattan. The event, now in its fourth year, has raised over $100,000 for sports organizations in need. Ballin’ For Charity is the financial engine behind LeagueApps’ FundPlay…

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MLB Opening Day: A Club Baseball Showcase

LeagueApps is fortunate to partner with some of the most successful youth baseball organizations in the country. Which got us thinking, “which club & travel organizations have the best alumni taking to the diamond on Opening Day this year?” Narrowing down our list to the…

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From Youth Basketball To The NBA

The New Jersey Roadrunner program is the stuff of basketball legends. Among its countless alumni, 39 NBA players once donned the Roadrunner blue and white. Equally jaw-dropping is the fact that over 1,000 NCAA players have come through the program over the years. How did…

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Titletown: Red Sox Foundation Wins Big In The Community

It was a banner year for the Boston Red Sox in 2018. They won 108 regular season games, the AL East, and American League Crown and of course the Fall Classic over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Ian Kinsler all…