ARIZONA YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION AND BLUE STAR SPORTS ANNOUNCE LONG-TERM TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP
Leading Sports Technology Provider Named as a Technology Partner to the Benefit of Member Clubs and Leagues
Phoenix, AZ (Tuesday, December 5, 2017) – Arizona Youth Soccer Association announced a long-term technology partnership with Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest-growing global provider of sports technology, leveraging the U.S. Soccer Connect platform to benefit Arizona’s member teams and clubs. By leveraging U.S. Soccer Connect, a data and technology platform for leading associations that streamlines and improves connectivity and communication with its membership, Arizona is on the cutting edge of new technology-driven engagement with its membership.
Through integrated web and mobile platforms developed by Blue Star Sports, Arizona Youth Soccer Association will provide its members with a simplified player registration process and adherence to the required standards for FIFA Connect and the International Clearance Certificate (ITC) process. The system will also provide members with a seamless integration with platforms such as U.S. Soccer’s National Data Center and Digital Coaching Center. The partnership will begin with Blue Star Sports providing a comprehensive and unmatched suite of products serving the Arizona Youth Soccer Association community including dynamic websites, streamlined online registration and payments, event, team and roster management, scheduling, communications, video analysis and back office management.
“Our goal at Blue Star Sports is to revolutionize youth sports and build technology solutions that were never thought possible just a few years ago in partnership with leading youth sports organizations,” said Eric Frazier, President of Blue Star Sports. “The alliance with Arizona Youth Soccer Association to provide U.S. Soccer Connect to its membership is a dynamic example of what can happen when two leaders come together to change the game.”
“As a leader in the soccer marketplace, Arizona Youth Soccer Association is pleased to partner with a technology company that has the vision and capacity to help us grow the game,” said Leslie Johnson, Executive Director of Arizona Youth Soccer Association. “An important feature is that this partnership helps us align our technology interests with the U.S. Soccer Federation technology, for a more seamless process from the time a player registers to when data is delivered to the national governing body for our sport.”
About Blue Star Sports
With over 45 million users in 32 countries, Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the global leader in youth sports management providing a complete innovative technology platform for national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. Companies under the Blue Star Sports platform include Bonzi, Pointstreak, Goalline, PrimeTime Sports, SDI Camps, LeagueLineup, RaceWire, Bigfoot Hoops, Groupnet Solutions, Krossover, CaptainU, Student Sports, GlobalApptitude, SportsTG, STACK, On The Mark Sports, Amazing Race Timing, Regatta Central, and Rogue Multisport. Blue Star Sports is headquartered in Frisco, Texas and backed by Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys, Providence Equity and Genstar Capital. To learn more about how Blue Star Sports is revolutionizing youth sports management, please visit http://www.bluestarsports.com
To learn more about how U.S. Soccer Connect can help your club, league or referee chapter, contact Info@BlueStarSports.com or call 866-892-0777.
About Arizona Youth Soccer Association
The Arizona Youth Soccer Association (AYSA) is an affiliate of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and United States Youth Soccer (USYS). It is also subject to the authority of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). AYSA membership is open to all soccer players, coaches, trainers, managers, administrators and officials in the State Of Arizona. The goal of AYSA is to provide a governing body at the state level to function as an administrator of the policies and procedures set forth by the National and International organizations. Our philosophies mirror those of these organizations in supporting the concept of Fair Play while providing a safe and organized playing environment for our youth soccer players. For more info, please visit http://www.azyouthsoccer.org/.