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.


Not competing at a young age can be a good thing

NGBs should delay competition for their youngest athletes.

Youngsters are starting athletic competition too early, so to create a better athlete development environment NGBs should start competition for their youngest, newest athletes at a later age. How many times have you heard that or something like it? Do you agree or not, and why? Sport practitioners who work with new athletes have a unique opportunity to shape their sport's future by helping youngsters experience a thoughtful introduction to the sport. Part of this means considering whether or not competition for young age groups is appropriate. For most of us this means thinking about ways to improve our own sport's competitive structure. What age should they start? How young is too young? What should a competition for youngsters look like? READ THE FULL ARTICLE....