More Than 1 Million Youth Athletes and Thousands of Affiliated Leagues to Benefit from Partnership
June 17, 2015
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – SportsSignup, a national leader in online management solutions for sports organizations, today announced a partnership with Babe Ruth League, Inc., to provide a full range of registration and content management services to Babe Ruth and its more than one million players nationwide.
SportsSignup’s proprietary software will integrate registration, roster management, scheduling and a host of other automated features, including tournament bracketing and registration fee collection. SportsSignup’s software also will allow for ease of communications within affiliated leagues and teams via TeamWALL™, a team-focused web and mobile application used by team managers, parents, and players.
The service is scheduled to launch on September 1, 2015.
“We are thrilled to announce this partnership with Babe Ruth League, Inc., as it underscores our commitment to deliver incredible value to youth sports organizations at any level,” said Anthony Bruno, CEO of SportsSignup. “We are proud to have the opportunity to enhance the experience for everyone involved, by providing a broad set of online services that make participation easy, safe, and accessible.”
In addition to comprehensive online management solutions, SportsSignup also will provide its KidSafePlus® service, the first fully-integrated coach and volunteer background check management system to enter the youth sports market.
Babe Ruth Baseball, Babe Ruth Softball, Cal Ripken Baseball, Xtreme Fastpitch and Bambino Buddy-Ball all play under the banner of Babe Ruth League Inc., which combined has more than one million participants throughout North America.
“Partnering with SportsSignup represents a significant improvement in the technology platform from our national office right down to the families that are part of the Babe Ruth community,” said Steven Tellefsen, President/CEO of Babe Ruth League, Inc. “Our team has been working closely with SportsSignup to ensure an exciting rollout of these new services before the start of the fall season, and we will be communicating the details with our affiliated leagues in the coming weeks.”
Since 2003, SportsSignup has established itself as an industry leader in full-service digital solutions for youth sports, which include online registration, e-commerce (MySportsStore®), team management applications (TeamWALL), and volunteer background checks (KidSafePlus®). Its 3,000+ customers throughout North America represent millions of youth sports families.
SportsSignup has earned a place in the Inc. Magazine 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for three consecutive years. SportsSignup ranked No. 2,784 overall on the 500|5000 list for 2013 and No. 213 among all software companies listed.
About Babe Ruth League, Inc.
Babe Ruth League, Inc. is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to developing better citizens by providing properly supervised baseball and softball competition for players ages 5-18. Established in 1951, there are now over 2,500 leagues representing over one million players in the United States and Canada. It is the fundamental belief of Babe Ruth League, Inc. that every child with a desire to play baseball or softball be afforded that opportunity.
SportsSignup, owned and operated by League Sports Services LLC, provides sports organizations and event organizers with easy-to-learn and easy-to-use integrated Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to facilitate online sports registration, web content management (CMS), automated scheduling, coach/volunteer background checks and eCommerce. Since 2003, the company has been dedicated to operating a secure, affordable, and hassle-free online service suite that enables administrators from thousands of soccer, football, baseball, lacrosse, basketball, track and field, and many other sports organizations to easily automate many aspects of their duties. For more information about SportsSignup, please visit http://www.sportssignup.com. Follow SportsSignup on Twitter; like SportsSignup on Facebook; or watch the SportsSignup video to learn how to simplify sports management tasks.