COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ? USA Hockey announced today it has selected Sport Ngin, a leading provider of web and mobile-based software solutions for sports organizations, to develop and manage its extensive online presence. Sport Ngin will also become the "Preferred Technology Provider of USA Hockey.
"Sport Ngin provides us an opportunity to seamlessly connect our online and mobile properties," said Dave Ogrean, executive director of at USA Hockey. "In the end, the Sport Ngin platform will provide greater capability for those throughout our organization and also help to better serve our fans and marketing partners."
A world-class technology innovator, Minneapolis-based Sport Ngin specializes in the execution of digital sports content strategy, design, and marketing. With more than 200,000 sports organizations, teams, leagues, clubs, associations, and tournaments currently using its proprietary software platform across the United States and Canada, Sport Ngin is one of the largest privately held sports technology companies in North America.
"We're extremely pleased that USA Hockey has entrusted us as its preferred technology provider" said Justin Kaufenberg, co-founder and chief executive officer of Sport Ngin. "We're confident that our platform will help USA Hockey in its efforts to deliver the best possible service to its members, and will help attract more players and fans to the sport.
Sport Ngin is currently in the process of a complete redesign of USAHockey.com, which is anticipated to be completed in full by the end of August. In addition to design, maintenance and on-going technology development and enhancement, Sport Ngin will also handle all customer service related to the website for USA Hockey.
"We're excited about this partnership with Sport Ngin for many reasons," said Mike Bertsch, assistant executive director of marketing, communications and events for USA Hockey. "Not only do they provide a robust platform with cutting-edge technology, but they're also committed to assisting us in generating new revenue to support initiatives throughout our organization."
About Sport Ngin
Formerly TST Media, Sport Ngin is the leading provider of web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. Powering more than 200,000 sports teams, leagues, clubs, and associations, Sport Ngin features a complete suite of easy-to-use tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including athletes, parents, administrators, coaches, referees, scouts, volunteers, fans, journalists, and sponsors. Founded in 2008, Sport Ngin is based in Minneapolis, Minn. For more information, click here. You can also like the company on Facebook, or follow Sport Ngin on Twitter.
About USA Hockey, Inc.
USA Hockey, Inc., founded on October 29, 1937, and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., provides the foundation for the sport of ice hockey in America; helps young people become leaders, even Olympic heroes; and connects the game at every level while promoting a lifelong love of the sport. With a membership of nearly 600,000 players, coaches, officials, and volunteers that span all 50 states, USA Hockey serves as the national governing body for the sport in the United States and possesses partnerships with the National Hockey League, United States Olympic Committee, and International Ice Hockey Federation. For more information, click here. You can also like USA Hockey on Facebook or follow USA Hockey on Twitter.