USTFCCCA Announces Landmark Partnership with AthleticNET
NEW ORLEANS and EUGENE, Ore. — Collegiate programs and coaches are entering a new era of possibilities through a 10-year agreement between AthleticNET and the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). AthleticNET, a leading national figure in presentation technology and meet management, is now the exclusive technology partner of the USTFCCCA. This partnership aims to enhance collegiate track & field and cross country with a range of valuable resources and tools now available to USTFCCCA membership.
Available immediately, USTFCCCA members will gain access to AthleticNET’s team features for free. Collegiate team pages will be elevated to the status of “Team Site Supporters”, unlocking an array of powerful team and meet management tools, including AthleticNET’s RUNMEET and AthleticLIVE platforms. This suite includes the industry’s finest solutions for managing meet entries during registration, modifying entries, and facilitating communication via the platform. It also incorporates features for entry fee management, financial reporting, and flexible electronic payouts, receiving payment as quickly as two days.
AthleticNET’s RUNMEET system will seamlessly manage seeding, scoring and results at events. Moreover, AthleticLIVE will continue to expand the presentation of collegiate events, by enabling athlete bios, data, and history to be incorporated into live results. Real-time scoreboards and dynamic narratives will enhance the event experience for both attendees and remote spectators.
As the partnership evolves, USTFCCCA’s membership portal along with awards and team-ranking systems will integrate into AthleticNET’s infrastructure. This will allow for simpler processes for member coaches and will yield opportunities to deliver more robust presentations in data, information, real-time results and performance lists.
“As part of our efforts to advance the sports of track & field and cross country, partnering with AthleticNET aligns perfectly with our goals,” remarked Sam Seemes, CEO of USTFCCCA. “We believe this collaboration will enhance the experience for institutions and meet administrators while making the sports more consumable to the public through the presentation of information.”
AthleticNET’s CEO, Ross Krempley, echoed the sentiment: “Empowering coaches and administrators with tools that streamline and improve meet management and presentation to elevate…