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Demand For Virtual Training Apps Climbs in $19 Billion Youth Sports Space

  • Famer, an interactive sports coaching, training, and mentorship platform, has seen the usage of its app double almost every day since late last week.
  • Techne Futbol, a soccer training app developed by former USWNT player Yael Averbuch, has seen app usage up 30 times over the previous few days.

As practices, games, and travel have been canceled across the board for the foreseeable future at the youth sports level, applications on mobile platforms are emerging as the paramount replacement for the in-person elements of sports for children. “One week ago today in our world, things changed,” said Rich Abend, CEO of Famer, an interactive virtual coaching and training app that launched just one year ago. In just the past week, those companies dedicated to meeting the sports education, practice […]

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How Miami’s UOnline Prepared A Softball Coach For Her Multifaceted Career

(*UOnline is a proud partner of Front Office Sports) Front Office Sports is proud to share the stories of UOnline alumni who have elevated their sports career by earning a graduate degree through the school’s online MSED in Sport Administration program. Joanna “JJ” Payette earned a Master of Science in Sport Administration from the University of Miami’s online MSED in Sport Administration program in 2018. After growing up in Denver, Colorado, she attended Stetson University on softball and academic scholarship. […]

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The Rewards of Basketball, the Journey of Lewis Preston

This interview is presented to you by the University of Nebraska — Lincoln Master of Arts in Business with a Specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration By: Amari Dryden, @Amari_Dryden Lewis Preston has been coaching collegiate basketball for more than 17 years, but it wasn’t until he transitioned out of basketball that he realized how much of an impact the game had on his life. His life in basketball started as a senior in high school at Franklin County High School in Rocky […]

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Transcending The Game

This interview is presented to you by the University of Nebraska — Lincoln Master of Arts in Business with a Specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration By: Richalyn Miller, @RLMiller4_92 Front Office Sports is pleased to have sat down with newly hired SUNY Canton Men’s Basketball head coach Ben Thompson. Last season as assistant basketball coach at Lincoln Memorial University, Ben quickly saw a great deal of success. The Railsplitters went 34–3 overall, going undefeated in their conference (22–0) and leading them to […]

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Building a Career from the Ground Up, the Journey of Jake Silverman

By: Austin Weaver, @AustinTWeaver Front Office Sports is excited to share an inside look at the career of Jake Silverman, Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations at the University of Pennsylvania, who won their 17th Ivy League Football Championship in 2015. The Career “My senior year at Syracuse, while I worked as an intern with the football program, I made it a goal to reach out to every division 1 football program, FBS and FCS, and every NFL team. Every […]

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