New Rating Model and Online Survey Management Tool Offered to UPSL Clubs
Sports Club Data Measurement & Analysis Experts Now Official Partner of the UPSL.
Formed in 2011, the UPSL has over 300 teams and is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA with 500-plus teams targeted for 2020 Spring Season. Now in more than 75 different soccer markets across 35-plus states, the UPSL makes soccer accessible to thousands of players and coaches all across America.
Developed by Dr. Michael Warech, CEO of Warech Associates, LLC, the
Read: MAKING YOUTH SOCCER AS GREAT AS POSSIBLE – WHAT DATA MATTERS? An Interview with Dr. Michael Warech.
Leveraging an exclusive rating model, club members are given the opportunity to provide feedback to club leadership in the pursuit of an engaging youth sports experience.
According to YSCindex, there are currently more than 8,200 youth soccer clubs in the USA and, as of 2018, there were more than 7 million youth soccer players between the ages of 6 and 17. This is a huge market.
United Premier Soccer League Communications Director Dennis Pope said, “We are excited to announce our new partnership with Warech Associates, and the
“The aspects of club performance measured through the YSCindex are key to understanding and driving continuous improvement,” said Pope. “This is true not just for individual teams and clubs but also for the league, and as the UPSL Communications Director, it’s very important to see our member clubs measure themselves. I think this partnership continues to prove the UPSL is here to assist member clubs.”
As part of the partnership, an initial pilot will be conducted with a select number of UPSL member clubs this Fall.
Each pilot club will receive a full consultation with Dr. Warech, who will debrief their feedback report and offer up a set of recommendations. Additionally, the pilot data will provide the league with a view from individual club members as to the overall quality and effectiveness of their clubs.
These data points will provide the ability to share best practices across the league.
“We are proud and thrilled to partner with the UPSL, the fastest growing and most aggressive soccer league in the United States. Our missions are aligned around a common goal, which is to create exciting, competitive and enriching sports opportunities for UPSL athletes and would-be professional players through sound club leadership,” said Dr. Michael Warech, CEO of
With more than 30 years of professional experience, Dr. Warech has consulted with leading organizations, clubs, teams, and individuals to maximize their capability and impact. Dr. Warech has extensive experience in youth, collegiate, and professional soccer circles, having worked with elite clubs, high schools, and college programs, as well as professional players and coaches.