Posts tagged "People Operations"

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From Start-Up To The Industry Standard, How To Grow Your Business

Bharet Malhotra, SVP of Sales at Cvent, spoke to our team early this week at our company offsite in Washington D.C. He shared his insights about growing from a start-up at the turn of the century into an industry titan. Cvent is an international leader…


Why Your Team Needs a Female Coach and How to Find Her

Here’s a story that haunts Dee Stephan, the founder of the successful Dodgers LAX girls’ league: She and her husband, desperate for coaches for a different fledgling town program, called a parents’ meeting. One mom in attendance had played for a Division I school, but…


Five Tested Ways to Recruit More Female Coaches

Dodgers LAX club founder Dee Stephan played field hockey through college, but it wasn’t until she started coaching that she found a real mentor: “She was a mom and a full-time teacher and athletic director, and she taught me that I could be an athlete…


More Young Athletes Are Getting Injured — Why, and How, to Stop It (Hint: Cutting Playing Time Won’t Do It)

Here’s an equation that doesn’t add up: Steady or declining participation in organized youth sports = a significant rise in youth sports injuries (including a 200% increase in damaged ACLs). “It’s really very disheartening to organizers and administrators,” says Joe Janosky, director of sports safety…


Eight Barriers that Stop Girls from Playing Sports–and an Olympian’s Advice on How to Break Through

Angela Ruggiero is a four-time Olympic ice hockey medalist (gold, silver, bronze, silver), member of both the International Olympic Committee and Hockey Hall of Fame, and CEO of the Sports Innovation Lab. She is also past-president of the Women’s Sports Foundation and the former Chief…


You’re Getting Throttled on Facebook – How to Get Your Message to the Right People

If you’ve spent time on Facebook lately you might notice the world seems smaller. Maybe you keep seeing repeat posts from the same handful of people, or you’re following 20 pages, but you don’t remember seeing much new from them. This phenomenon is called throttling….


What Can Youth Programs Learn from This Year’s Winter Olympics

Of the many remarkable moments from this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, two triumphs point to a growing body of research and recommendations about youth sports:   Norway’s impressive medal count — which it credits to a key tenet of its youth sports programs that…

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Can a Curriculum Help Shape a New Club Coach?

The idea of using a curriculum to develop youth soccer players has been debated for some time now. When the U.S. Soccer youth coaching curriculum was unveiled in 2011, Bruce Arena said, “a curriculum’s not going to make us any better.” Since then, anyone that…

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Finding the Right Youth Soccer Coach: How a LeagueApps Event Helped This Club Team Fill a Coaching Void

We know that finding the right coach that fits in your club’s mission and goals is a top priority for you. We also know from many of our soccer and club partners that the process can be difficult or stressful at times. Many times we’re…


LeagueApps Is Recruiting a Customer Success Specialist All-Star. Is This You?

Are you sick of your days at the office standing still? Want to find something rewarding, challenging, and fast paced? Then it’s time to test the free agency waters and sign with the LeagueApps team. We’re looking for a stellar Customer Success Specialist to fill our roster in…