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Sprocket Sports Expands its Roster with Three Key Additions

Sprocket Sports, a leading technology platform for youth sports clubs, today announced the addition of three new members to its leadership and business development teams.

Dan Ryan – Technology

With 10+ years leading product teams at Amazon, Dan brings invaluable consumer technology and product management experience to Sprocket Sports. Dan has spent his career launching cutting-edge applications across video, music, and voice that leverage the power of data to personalize customer experiences across a wide range of use cases. Dan holds a BA from Princeton University and a JD-MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

“I am thrilled to join Sprocket Sports and bring my experience to enhance the Sprocket platform and elevate the youth sports experience,” said Ryan. “Sprocket Sports is already a best-in-class software solution that has an exciting future ahead in driving innovation, growth and success for youth sports clubs.”

Lauren Atamian – Business Development

Lauren Atamian joins Sprocket Sports with over a decade of experience in implementing leading Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions across various industries, including logistics, insurance, and benefits management. Having previously worked at bswift alongside several current Sprocket Sports team members, Lauren is thrilled to reunite with the team. Lauren earned a BSBA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

“What I love about Sprocket Sports is that we offer a full suite of solutions uniquely tailored to the world of youth sports,” says Atamian. “I look forward to empowering clubs to function efficiently, market themselves effectively, and utilize the data and insights Sprocket provides to ultimately grow their club.”

Joe Champion – Business Development

Joe Champion brings a wealth of experience to Sprocket Sports, with a diverse background that includes serving as a Sales Executive for a SaaS startup focusing on employee engagement, running his own soccer consultancy company in California, and serving as a Director of Coaching (DOC) for youth soccer clubs. A native of England, Joe hold a BS from the University of Exeter as well as a U.S. Soccer Federation A License and a United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma.

Champion states, "As youth soccer has continued to evolve throughout the country, I’ve often questioned whether clubs have put enough focus on evolving their club management processes. I truly believe that if clubs are run better off the field, they can improve the experience on the field."

Sprocket Sports CEO Rich Gallun expressed his enthusiasm for the new additions, stating, "I'm thrilled to welcome Dan, Lauren and Joe to the team. Their backgrounds and dedication to improving the youth sports experience align perfectly with the mission at Sprocket Sports. We look forward to their contributions as we continue to empower youth sports clubs nationwide."

About Sprocket Sports

Sprocket Sports is a modern, all-in-one management and marketing platform designed specifically for youth sports clubs. Its comprehensive technology helps clubs reduce operating expenses, increase revenues, build their brand and engage with families. In addition to player registration and payments, Sprocket Sports offers websites, marketing and communication modules, administrative tools, dashboards, mobile apps, and more. Learn more at sprocketsports.com.

Susan Blinkhorn