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Sports Illustrated Play Announces New Partnership with US Lacrosse

Sports Illustrated Play Will Become “Official League Management Partner” of US Lacrosse

Dec 1, 2015

New York, NY (December 1, 2015) – Sports Illustrated Play, a new Time Inc. business devoted to youth and amateur sports, today announced a new partnership with US Lacrosse. Sports Illustrated Play will become the organization’s “Official League Management Partner,” providing registration and content management services to 450,000 US Lacrosse members nationwide.

 

The partnership will enable US Lacrosse member leagues to use Sports Illustrated Play’s proprietary software tools, which include online registration, roster management, scheduling, websites and background checks.

 

Jeff Karp, CEO of Sports Illustrated Play, said: “It is an exciting time at Sports Illustrated Play as we expand our services and products aimed to enrich the youth sports experience for players and participants. We couldn’t be more pleased to partner with an organization like US Lacrosse whose commitment to the game and reputation for leadership are at the highest level.”

 

Steve Stenersen, US Lacrosse CEO, commented: “Sports Illustrated Play is a great partner for our organization because we share the same passion for and commitment to enhancing the youth sports experience. With their support, we will improve the entire lacrosse experience for all our members, including the players, their parents, coaches and volunteers.”

 

 

 About Sports Illustrated Play 

Sports Illustrated Play (sportsillustratedplay.com) brings together industry leaders in sports software around a simple yet ambitious goal: to connect the world of youth sports. Through its affiliated companies, Sports Illustrated Play powers hundreds of thousands of teams and millions of youth and amateur players, families and coaches across a wide range of sports, geographies and age ranges. The company provides the platform and tools to fuel the passion for sports and ensure a rewarding experience for all participants.

 

 About US Lacrosse  

US Lacrosse, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is the national governing body of men’s and women’s lacrosse and the home of the nation’s fastest-growing team sport. US Lacrosse, which coordinates all activities of the U.S. National Teams Program, has nearly 450,000 members in 68 regional chapters across the country. Through responsive and effective leadership, US Lacrosse provides programs and services to inspire participation while protecting the integrity of the sport.

 

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 CONTACT:

 

Jill Davison

Sports Illustrated Play

Jill.Davison@timeinc.com

 

212-522-0105

 

Brian Logue

Director of Communications, US Lacrosse

blogue@uslacrosse.org

 

410.235.6882 #106

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