Demosphere and Ohio North Youth Soccer Association Announce New Partnership
FALLS CHURCH, VA – July 13, 2020 – Demosphere, the most experienced sports management technology provider for youth sports organizations, announced today a new strategic partnership with Ohio North Youth Soccer Association (Ohio North). Demosphere will provide Ohio North programs and Greater Akron Amateur Soccer Association (GAASA) a fully integrated sports management platform. The partnership kicks off this 2020/2021 season with more than 80 member clubs and 12,000+ players in its initial launch.
The newly formed partnership will provide world-class solutions for managing key aspects of Ohio North and its membership. Demosphere’s Sports Management Platform integrates several core components geared toward youth sports organizations including online registration, building teams and rosters, managing competitions and schedules, assigning referees and tools for communicating across all levels of users within Ohio North.
The partnership also delivers best-in-class participant safety and compliance solutions via an integration with Player’s Health.
“Demosphere is not just a registration system. It’s a compliance management system”, said Jen Fickett, Executive Director of Ohio North. “Demosphere is a technology-first company and will also be fully integrated with our background screening and participant safety compliance. This investment will assist our members in streamlining the administrative process, especially for those who participate in multiple pathways for greater player pool flexibility and convenience. Additionally, their robust league management tools will further enhance our programming and will provide the support and technology needed in an ever-changing soccer landscape.”
Kris Baker, President of Demosphere, said, “We are pleased to add Ohio North and its members to our growing Demosphere family. Building strong partnerships has been a core value of ours since the beginning almost 30 years ago and we foresee a lot of growth potential for soccer in Ohio. Jen and her team have a solid vision and we’re thrilled to be able to help them execute it.”
Demosphere is an Information Technology company based in Northern Virginia that has catered to the technology needs of youth sports organizations for 30 years. Demosphere’s mission is to provide authentic industry-leading technology solutions for organized sports, accommodating the needs of all levels of organizations and all levels of users, with an ethical approach to how it impacts the greater community. For more information on Demosphere, visit the company’s website at demosphere.com.
About Ohio North Youth Soccer Association:
Ohio North Youth Soccer is a nonprofit member of US Youth Soccer, and is officially recognized as the sanctioned youth soccer organization for northern Ohio. Ohio North has a current membership base of over 35,000 youth players, 3,000 coaches, 1,800 referees and thousands of volunteers through its network of over 175 recreational and competitive level member leagues and clubs to Provide Pathways and Serve Communities. For more information, visit their website at ohionorthsoccer.org.