If you can measure it,
you can improve it!

The Sportkid Database system gives national sport governing bodies complete control and online access to athlete registraion and membership data throughout the country.

National, local, and club data analysis

Sportkid is not just a database application. We turn data into information. Science modules track athlete growth, retention, training age, relative age quarters, and other key metrics from the athlete pool.

Because it's an online application, administrators and coaches always have access to the most up to the minute information about the NGB's membership.

Registration, membership, and demographics IN ONE PACKAGE

  • Complete NGB membership system
  • Athlete registration
  • Track training for Coaches and Officials
  • Distributed data entry and online access from anywhere
  • Build nationwide database of facilities
  • 1- through 5-year retention metrics
  • Athlete training age tracking
  • Growth, relative age quarters, and other metrics in easy to read reports

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It's easy to get started and it's FREE for 6 months

Give it a try! NGBs can use the Sportkid Database for six months with no obligation.


A proposal for a maturity index to help identify early- and late-maturing athletes in local clubs and teams

Being able to identify early- and late-maturing athletes gives coaches one more tool they can use to understand the demographic forces at work in their athlete pools

National sport governing bodies (NGBs) worldwide face unnecessarily low capitalization rates of their athlete pools. NGBs are discarding potential high performance athletes long before anyone has a chance to know if those athletes are any good. While the reasons for this vary, not accounting for growth rates among the youngest in the athlete pool and misunderstanding the demographics that shape the athlete pool are the most likely causes. The specific factors include the relative age effect (RAE), and variable growth rates in youngsters that result in some athletes maturing much earlier or later than their peers. READ THE FULL ARTICLE....