Directory Will Bring More Transparency To Youth Sports
Joining Forces to Reimagine Youth Soccer, US Youth Soccer, America’s largest youth sport organization, and TiPEVO make it as easy to search for information on youth soccer clubs as it is to research a hotel or a restaurant.
With 3 million kids participating in US Youth Soccer’s programs across the country, the organization’s leadership partnered with TiPEVO in August 2019 to harness the power of their technology and provide improved access, understanding, and clarity to their more than 6,000 member clubs.
With an overwhelming majority of US Youth Soccer States participating, the directory is a great resource for parents all across America.
The goal was simple. Make it easier for parents to research youth soccer clubs, discover what is available, connect with the programs that look interesting and share their experiences in youth sports. TiPEVO brings crowdsourced reviews to youth sports and allows people to rate their clubs.
“Why should it be easier to research a hotel or restaurant then your kid’s youth sports program.”Dan Conte – TiPEVO Founder
The TiPEVO powered US Youth Soccer Club Directory includes a safe and secure communication tool between parents and clubs and is a new consumer engagement benefit that generates leads for youth soccer clubs.
Imagine checking out the local youth soccer clubs late one night … why would a parent want to go searching for an email when they could take advantage of clicking a button and automatically sending a message to the club? This is known on TiPEVO as a ‘Connect’.
There is also an optional upgrade available for youth soccer clubs — which offers enhanced marketing tools as well as other features — all for just a little more than $1 a day. Created to bring transparency to youth sports and give parents a voice, TiPEVO’s platform is generating a buzz in the youth sports industry.
Powered by TiPEVO, the US Youth Soccer Club Directory provides parents a valuable way to search for and easily view results at-a-glance, and interact with thousands of programs — all in one intuitive directory. Leaving a review takes just seconds, replaces word-of-mouth recommendations and offers insightful, real-life information.
Millennials believe reviews 12x more than the information on a club’s site.
In fact, most reviews are positive, although no one believes a perfect rating score. To date, 92% of the reviews on youth sports programs in TiPEVO are positive and an additional 4% offer constructive recommendations. #TalkToTiPEVO
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“TiPEVO gives parents a voice and brings transparency to youth sports. This is youth sports Re-Imagined.”Dan Conte – TiPEVO Founder
“We are very proud of our partnership with US Youth Soccer. The US Youth Soccer Club Directory is a groundbreaking, new way to help grow youth soccer. Together, we have changed the paradigm on how youth soccer parents search for programs,” said Dan Conte, Founder & CEO of TiPEVO.
“The combination of rich data complemented by shared consumer reviews and ratings has revolutionized many industries — now youth soccer will benefit as well,” said Conte. “TiPEVO gives parents a voice and brings transparency to youth sports. This is youth sports Re-Imagined.”
“Knowing that the youth soccer landscape has been further improved by providing greater transparency by which players and parents can make informed decisions is something for which we should all be proud,” said Dr. Greg Smith, General Manager & Director of Policy, Research, and Corporate Communication for US Youth Soccer.
“We are so excited about the TiPEVO movement,” said Gloria Faber, CEO, New Mexico Youth Soccer Association. “Families searching for sports programs in their communities will now have a progressive way to find the right fit for their needs! And, not only will our member leagues and clubs have a contemporary way to showcase themselves, they will also have a tool to garner data about their market so that they can continue to provide quality programming.”
“The youth soccer marketplace is a complicated one to navigate. TiPEVO will bring much needed transparency to our families so they can make an educated decision as to where their children play,” said Josh Krusewski, Executive Director, Connecticut Junior Soccer Association.
“Louisiana Soccer Association is excited that TiPEVO and US Youth Soccer have given us the opportunity to work together,” said Sean Esker, President, Louisiana Soccer Association. “We are looking forward to giving our members the opportunity to use the US Youth Soccer Directory to make informed decisions and to help new members find the best fit in the soccer community for their child.”
“Arizona Soccer Association is excited about the opportunity to leverage the TiPEVO technology, as part of the US Youth Soccer Directory,” said Rick Kelsey, CEO, Arizona Soccer Association (ASA). “Families can now provide feedback, in a public way, that will empower others in their search to find programs to meet their needs — from entry level to highly competitive. Our mission is to provide a positive soccer experience, so having a tool with TiPEVO’s capabilities is valuable to everyone.”
“Families can now provide feedback, in a public way, that will empower others in their search to find programs to meet their needs — from entry level to highly competitive. Our mission is to provide a positive soccer experience, so having a tool with TiPEVO’s capabilities is valuable to everyone.”
“Utah Youth Soccer Association has a rich history of providing the best programming, the best services, and opportunities to our membership,” said Brian Smith, President of Utah Youth Soccer.
“It is our pleasure to partner with a forward-thinking organization like Tipevo and with US Youth Soccer to provide an extremely innovative service that we are happy to invest in for our membership.”Brian Smith – President, Utah Youth Soccer
“The ability to smartly find the best organization, at the right level, in the right place is attractive to the kids and parents we serve. Additionally, it is a boon to our Organizational members to be listed and promoted in a way that helps parents find what they are looking for,” said Smith. “We are excited about what Tipevo and US Youth soccer will bring to the players in Utah.”
“Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association (WYSA) had been searching for a comprehensive club database to provide to members and those searching for a place to play – TiPEVO has not only provided a club directory, but a space for clubs to promote themselves and members to provide reviews,” said Meghan Ward, Communications at Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association.
The nationwide response has been remarkable. The US Youth Soccer Club Directory empowers families to find soccer programs, anywhere in the