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.


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