Posts tagged "youth sports"

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Difference Makers: Luke Sims & RallyCap Sports

July is Disability Pride Month in New York City, and this past Sunday marked the 30th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act. This is a time to recognize the progress we’ve made for people with disabilities, acknowledge how much more needs to be done,…

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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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Return to Play: Player and Parent Questionnaire

Note for organizers: the below survey can be copy and pasted into an easy survey template like Google Forms, Survey Monkey, or Typeform. Edit, add, or delete questions to make it feel like your own.      As we begin to return to play in…

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COVID-19 and the State of Youth Sports: LeagueApps Talks to SportBusiness

How will the COVID-19 pandemic have a lasting impact on the youth sports? Our Co-Founder and President Jeremy Goldberg and Gators Baseball Academy’s Joe Lopez spoke to SportBusiness International editor Eric Fisher about the unique struggles that our industry is facing, and how organizations are…

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Expert Q&A: Talking All Things Insurance with USSCI’s Jennifer Pivnick

We sat down with the President of US Sports Club Insurance—and a friend of LeagueApps—to learn how COVID-19 has impacted coverage.   In moments of crisis, coverage can get complicated and confusing. Most often, insurance kicks in when extreme weather impacts a team’s ability to…

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NextUp Town Hall: Recapping our First-Ever Virtual Event

Hundreds of sports organizers came together to discuss all things business and community in the time of COVID-19. Here’s what happened.   Shortly after it was clear that the Coronavirus would force athletes off the court, off the field, and into their homes, we began…

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Five Tips for Navigating the Coronavirus Personally and Professionally

Over the past week, we’ve spoken to dozens of organizers across the country—and we’ve started to hear many of the same things. What should I be communicating to parents? How can I continue supporting my players? What should I be doing with my time? So…

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Youth Sports is Now Online: How We’re Creating Community in Uncertain Times with the Digital Launch of NextUp

A message from LeagueApps President and Co-Founder, Jeremy Goldberg:   With all of this talk of social distancing, I appreciate more than ever moments of togetherness.      One of my favorite memories from this past year—and a moment of togetherness that I’ve found myself thinking…

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COVID-19 COMMUNITY UPDATE: What we’re doing to support our partners while organized sport is on hold

This month, we’re addressing the topic on everyone’s mind—COVID-19 and the impact it’s having on life (and sport) as we know it. We know how important it is to connect with your peers in moments like these, which is why we’re excited to bring our…

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Sport for Good, Sport as Good: Collective Impact Headlines First Laureus USA Town Hall

LeagueApps is a mission-driven organization. It’s clear when you take a look at the evidence—values hanging from the ceiling of the office, FundPlay supporting non-profits who serve kids with limited access to sports, the shoutouts for “team” and “grit” and “student of the game” at…