GameChanger, the #1 rated youth sports app for live streaming, scheduling, and scorekeeping, has announced a multi-year partnership with the American Youth Soccer Association (AYSO), the oldest national youth soccer program in the United States. The partnership makes DICK'S Sporting Goods’ GameChanger the “Official Scorekeeping, Statistics, and Video Partner of AYSO.”
Since launching scorekeeping and live streaming capability for soccer in 2021, GameChanger has seen strong adoption among youth soccer teams. With its new partnership with AYSO, GameChanger looks to grow its presence even further by helping coaches, athletes, and families stay connected. Using GameChanger’s top-rated app, soccer coaches can seamlessly manage their teams, as well as score and live stream matches for families and friends with the ease of a few taps.
"We are thrilled to kick off this partnership with AYSO and work hand-in-hand to enhance the youth soccer experience for players, coaches, and families nationwide,” said Brett Rhodes, GameChanger director of strategic partnerships. “Together, we'll unlock new possibilities, elevate the joy and love of the sport, and provide greater access and ease to AYSO members and programs through the power of GameChanger technology.”
“AYSO continually strives to create an all-around soccer experience, from registration to the field, and technology is a big part of helping us accomplish that goal,” shared Matt Winegar, AYSO executive director. “We are so excited for this partnership with GameChanger to connect our families on and off the pitch. We look forward to working with them to enhance the AYSO experience for all our members.”
The announcement comes on the heels of the 2023 AYSO National Games. Nearly 400 games were live-streamed on GameChanger during the tournament that took place in Irvine, California from July 24-30. AYSO operates in about 700 regions across the country, engaging nearly 400,000 players and an estimated 50,000 teams annually.
The agreement between GameChanger and AYSO is the latest in a series of partnerships between GameChanger and youth soccer organizations across the country. GameChanger has previously partnered with the Coast Soccer League, US Youth Futsal, and United Soccer Coaches, among others. Outside soccer, GameChanger is also an official partner of MLB, Little League, USA Baseball, USA Softball, and over 20 state athletic associations.