US Club Soccer/Demosphere® Online League Admin Program offered to sanctioned leagues
CHARLESTON, S.C. (July 6, 2010) – In an effort to assist the organization’s sanctioned leagues, US Club Soccer and Demosphere International, Inc., are pleased to offer the Online League Admin Program, a complete online solutions package that connects all aspects of league administration and management.
The package is able to be customized to fit the unique needs for each league with optional features available in addition to the base package.
US Club Soccer reviewed many software packages, and it was determined that Demosphere offers an exceptional product for the needs of US Club Soccer-sanctioned leagues. As such, the US Club Soccer/Demosphere Online League Admin Package was created as an option for US Club Soccer-sanctioned leagues; the program’s use is not mandatory.
US Club Soccer has obtained for its members a base price of $750 for setup plus $9.75 per team. Included in the base price are a number of features, and there is also the option to add extra features for an additional cost to be discussed with Demosphere on a case-by-case basis. Available features are detailed below:
Features Included in Base Package:
• Web-based, with access from any Web browser and no software installation necessary
• Custom design with league logo, color scheme, content management and action shots
• Collect team applications, including payments online or offline
• Integrated scheduling tools
• Manage news online
• Direct player imports from US Club Soccer database
• Automated standings/results
• Club, team and player profiles
• Match reports
Optional Features Available:
• Online player registration
• Referee assigning
• Player scouting
• Tournament registration/scheduling
• Sportsmanship tracking
• Additional customization
“We are pleased to offer this program to our US Club Soccer-sanctioned leagues,” said Bill Sage, US Club Soccer’s Executive Director. “One of our goals is to provide each league with the resources needed to serve the interests of its members clubs, while also making the administration of the league as efficient as possible. That is exactly what the US Club Soccer/Demosphere Online League Admin Program does, and we look forward to further increasing our league resources and benefits in the coming months.”
"Demosphere is excited to work with US Club Soccer on this technology initiative to help its leagues," said Sean Rose, Demosphere’s Marketing Director. “This partnership can go a long way towards simplifying and enhancing league operations."
A number of US Club Soccer-sanctioned leagues currently use Demosphere as an online league solutions package, including the NorCal Premier League, the Puget Sound Premier League, and the Northeast Pre-Academy League. Additionally, the Elite Clubs National League is currently in the process of utilizing Demosphere for its online needs.
For more information on US Club Soccer’s league offerings, please visit usclubsoccer.org/leagues or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
About US Club Soccer:
US Club Soccer is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop competitive club soccer in the United States. A member of the United States Soccer Federation since July 2001, US Club Soccer has grown to include member clubs and leagues in all 50 states. In addition to sanctioning and administering tournaments, leagues and other competitions as well as offering a range of programs for its members, US Club Soccer annually conducts the National Cup and the National Collegiate Showcase. US Club Soccer also directs its own player identification and development program – id2.
About Demosphere International, Inc.:
Demosphere is an Information Technology company based in Northern Virginia that has catered to the technology needs of sports organizations for 20 years. From league and state administrative tools to website development and hosting services for U.S. Soccer, Bermuda FA and hundreds of community organizations, Demosphere has invested heavily in the sport so that it can reach its highest levels with the logistical support of advanced technology.
For more information on Demosphere, visit the company’s website at http://www.demosphere.com.
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