TeamSnap Becomes Official Team Management Sponsor of Ripken Baseball
BOULDER, COLO – TeamSnap, the the world's No.1 web and mobile team and activity management service, today announced a partnership with Ripken Baseball, the nation's largest youth-focused baseball and sports organization, to share resources and content for advocating youth sports.
TeamSnap will collaborate with Ripken Baseball as their Official Team Management sponsor. Through the agreement, TeamSnap will provide tips to Ripken readers and the companies will partake in cross-platform sharing of resources and materials for players, parents and coaches. Resources include general baseball information, management tactics, baseball drills and ways to encourage the enjoyment of the sport for young players.
"TeamSnap simplifies team management so coaches don't have to worry about logistics. Instead, they can focus on teaching the game of baseball, and that's what the Ripken Way is all about," said Adam McGillen, communications manager of Ripken Baseball, in an article on the Ripken Baseball website.
TeamSnap's five-star iOS and Android apps are used by 60 percent of its users, including baseball parents, athletes, coaches and players, for retrieving player information, viewing player attendance and availability, editting team calendars, accessing game locations on a map, posting game results, and more. TeamSnap has more than 5 million active users in 195 countries.
"This is an excellent fit between our companies, as one of our mutual goals is to elevate players' potential on and off the field," said Ken McDonald, VP of Customer Acquisition at TeamSnap. "Ripken Baseball, like TeamSnap, is committed to helping baseball coaches, managers and athletes spend more time playing and doing what they love."
Ripken Baseball was established in 2001 by former Baltimore Orioles standout and Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr., along with his brother, Billy Ripken. The organization has a number of operations and services, including Ripken Management and Design, Youth Camps and Clinics and Ripken Professional Baseball.
TeamSnap is an award-winning mobile and web service for managing ongoing activities including recreational and competitive sports teams, social groups, and other organizations. With a simple but powerful online interface, TeamSnap makes it easy to keep track of participants, schedules, attendance and availability, payments, statistics and much more. Comprehensive messaging functions keep everyone in touch, and with a strong focus on usability and simplicity, TeamSnap is software that people actually find fun to use.
With enthusiastic customers in 195 countries and teams representing more than 100 different sports and non-sport groups, TeamSnap has quickly become one of the fastest-growing team and group management solutions available.
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Boulder, Colo., TeamSnap has taken the organization of youth, recreational and competitive sports into the 21st century. 20 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap’s web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season. TeamSnap makes organizing sports as simple as click, tap and go. For more information, please visit www.teamsnap.com