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Thursday, May 10th, 2018
SportsEngine Partners with USA Diving to Promote Participation in Youth Diving Across the U.S.
Local USA Diving Programs to be Featured on SportsEngine’s Youth Sports Directory, SportsEngine.com
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN / May 10, 2018 – SportsEngine, Inc., an NBC Sports Group company, will partner with USA Diving to promote participation in youth diving across the US. The partnership is in celebration of the USA Diving National Championships, which takes place May 13-20 in Dallas, Texas. Beginning on May 12, SportsEngine’s youth sports directory will dedicate its homepage to USA Diving. The site will feature local diving programs from across the country and resources to help families find clubs in their area that are the right fit for their children who are interested in the sport of diving.
“Popularity in the sport of diving continues to grow and we’re excited to bring greater awareness to local USA Diving Clubs across the country through this partnership with SportsEngine,” stated Lee Johnson, CEO of USA Diving. “USA Diving wants to spark interest for the next generation of athletes interested in trying diving for the first time, and our Clubs are a great place to learn, grow, and develop in the sport of diving.”
In the summer of 2017, SportsEngine launched the country’s largest youth sports directory now featuring over 110,000 youth sports programs and organizations including nearly 2,000 diving organizations and programs. With this partnership, USA Diving is adding its entire list of affiliated organizations to SportsEngine and each USA Diving affiliated organization can add programs to be included in their listing. This will enable families to quickly and easily find diving programs in their area.
“We’re excited to partner with USA Diving to shine a spotlight on the sport,” stated Travis Shives, SportsEngine Vice President of Sports. “By prominently featuring USA Diving on SportsEngine.com, coupled with the advertising horsepower of NBC Sports during the Championships, we see this as an opportunity to share diving with a larger audience and ultimately get more kids involved.”
At SportsEngine.com, parents and athletes can search by sport and geographic location to find a comprehensive list of youths sports organizations, programs, and events in their area. In addition to diving, over 70 sports are represented from across the US and Canada in the directory. Administrators may also access SportsEngine.com to claim their organization or event, enabling them to promote programs, collect registrations, and ensure their listing appears in search results.
Helping the world play smarter and live more, SportsEngine, Inc., an NBC Sports Group company, is the leading software provider of sport life management solutions for 35MM coaches, parents, athletes and Sport Relationship Management applications for more than 1MM clubs, leagues, governing bodies and associations. SportsEngine helps sports organizations around the globe reduce the time they spend on administrative tasks, and enables them to focus more on developing their athletes, providing safe experiences and furthering the love of sport. Learn more at: www.sportsengine.com, Facebook.com/sportsengine; or twitter.com/@sportsengine.
About USA Diving
Featuring America’s best divers, USA Diving is the national governing body for the sport of diving. Headquartered in Indianapolis, USA Diving offers diversified programs geared toward the broadest number of diving enthusiasts, from the novice to the world champion. USA Diving conducts approximately 25 regional and national events annually and is responsible for training and selecting teams that represent the United States at international events such as the Olympic Games, World Championships and World Cup. For additional information, visit www.teamusa.org/usa-diving.