Utah Youth Soccer Association is extending is decade-long Partnership with Stack Sports and will continue to power its growth with U.S. Soccer Connect.

Stack Sports has extended its partnership with Utah Youth Soccer Association (UYSA), which will leverage the new U.S. Soccer Connect platform, an exclusive version of the company’s Sports Connect platform to provide league management and streamlined registration for the state, league and club members.

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The tech company continues to grow its scale both in soccer and across the sports landscape.

“With U.S. Soccer Connect, we strive to provide a level of partnership and support that is unmatched in sports. We are relentless in our aim to make soccer easy to manage for administrators, volunteers, coaches, and families so that they can focus more time and attention on the game and the players. We’re delighted to be extending this long term partnership with UYSA and its members,” said Tom Arnett, General Manager of Sports Connect.

With the extension of its partnership with UYSA, Sports Connect now powers more than 50 national governing bodies and associations as well as over 20,000 sports clubs and leagues including two million teams. Managing over $1 billion in sports payments annually, Sports Connect provides unprecedented scale and best-in-class technology with the goal of increasing sports participation and transforming the sports experience.

“We’re proud to extend our partnership with Stack Sports. During this difficult time for our staff, our members, athletes and parents, Stack has been a true partner to us. For over a decade now we have worked with the Stack Sports team to innovate and plan for our future. That’s why we are excited to extend our partnership with Stack Sports and continue to offer our membership best in class technology,” said Bryan Attridge, CEO of Utah Youth Soccer Association.

U.S. Soccer Connect is an exclusive version of Sports Connect built in conjunction with U.S. Soccer. This platform will serve as the official membership management system for UYSA’s state office and the chosen platform for its member leagues, clubs, and teams. Designed using the Blue Sombrero and Affinity technologies as its foundation, U.S. Soccer Connect provides the most reliable and easy-to-use set of sports management features in the sports industry. Members of UYSA will largely benefit from the Soccer Connect’s compliance management, facilitating to contribute towards an athlete’s safety while they play. Integrating mobile-first player registration, industry-leading marketing and communication capabilities, comprehensive financial reporting, automated coach compliance and direct integration with the U.S. Soccer Federation and U.S. Youth Soccer, the soccer ecosystem has never been more connected.

Stack Sports is currently in partnership with 20 state associations in total, as well as with U.S. Soccer, US Youth Soccer, AYSO, SAY, US Futsal, and US Adult Soccer Association.

With nearly 50 million users in 35 countries, Stack Sports is a global technology leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry. The company provides world-class software and services to support national governing bodies, youth sports associations, leagues, clubs, parents, coaches, and athletes. Some of the largest and most prominent sports organizations including the U.S. Soccer Federation, Little League Baseball and Softball, and Pop Warner Little Scholars rely on Stack Sports technology to run and manage their organizations. Stack Sports is headquartered in Dallas and is leading the industry one team at a time focusing on three key pillars — Play, Improve, and Engage. To learn more about how Stack Sports is transforming the sports experience, please visit https://stacksports.com/

UYSA is a non-profit corporation established on January 9, 1978, and holds tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. The organization is also considered a charitable institution under the Utah State Tax Commission code. As a result, the Association is not operated for personal or corporate gain; rather, it is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors solely for the benefit of Utah’s children.


Originally appeared on Stack Sports