Youth Sports Background Checks: 4 Steps to Keep Your Players Safe

2018-02-27T12:52:19-05:00coach background checks, youth sports|

Youth recreational sports are all about the kids. Education, confidence, improvement, athletics, teamwork, sportsmanship—these are just a few of the things we want young players to experience when they are on the field or court. Underlying these benefits is another important concern: safety. Leagues go to great lengths to ensure equipment and facilities are in top condition to keep kids safe. Moreover, they educate coaches and officials on proper technique, on rules to prevent injury, and on how to spot concussion symptoms in order to keep kids safe. And there’s one other area leagues must also address when it comes to safety: the character and backgrounds of their volunteers. […]

SportsSignup Continues Market Expansion with Acquisition of DirectRoster

2015-05-08T18:42:26-04:00coach background checks, Online Registration, Sports Management, Sportssignup, youth sports|

SportsSignup (, a national leader in online management solutions for sports organizations, today announces the acquisition of DirectRoster, an online application for youth and adult sports leagues. DirectRoster is a division of DMT Web Ventures Inc., the parent company of TurboRoster, a fitness registration and wearable technology platform. […]

SportsSignup Makes Third Consecutive Appearance on Inc. 500|5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the United States

2015-05-08T18:23:56-04:00coach background checks, Online Registration, Sports Management, Sportssignup|

Saratoga Springs, NY – August 21, 2014 – SportsSignup, a national leader in online sports league management solutions, is on the Inc. Magazine 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the third consecutive year, the business publication announced today. […]

How Can You Help Prevent Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports?

2019-07-02T08:35:25-04:00coach background checks, Protecting Your Kids|

According to Darkness2Light, an organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, “retrospective studies show that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men were sexually abused before the age of 18…This means there are more than 42 million adult survivors of child sexual abuse in the U.S.” Stories of sexual abuse in youth sports are becoming uncomfortably familiar in the news today and protecting youth athletes from any kind of abuse (including verbal and physical) should be a top priority. […]