SNUG Los Angeles was held Oct. 19 in downtown Los Angeles
Laura Kassirer of Kassirer Sports and Youth League Tennis and Andy Rojo of Rising Prospects and Miracle League Los Angeles were the featured speakers among a group of about 20 youth sports webmasters, coaches, registrars, treasurers and board members who attended the SportsEngine User Group Event on Oct. 19 in Los Angeles.
Laura Kassirer of Kassirer Sports
Kassirer, a five-time Wimbledon entrant, and the founder and president of both Kassirer Sports and Youth League Tennis, also serves as the webmaster for both organizations. She talked about how she creates private pages for her coaches, providing access to lesson plans and coaching videos. She also talked about how custom registration sessions were built for her organizations, which typically
enroll more than 7,000 kids per year.
Andy Rojo of Rising Prospects
Rojo, the founder of Rising Prospects, talks about how he uses his website to register athletes to his showcase camps and list the various Division I, II and III colleges that will be in attendance. He also told the story behind the creation of the Miracle League Los Angeles site and how its custom design was inspired by a local artist.
The event, held at Angel City Brewery in downtown Los Angeles, also included representatives from L.A. Rugby Club, Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation, Olive Pony Baseball, OC Magic Basketball, Meg City Futsal and California Basketball Association, among other organizations. SNUG Los Angeles was hosted by SportsEngine community manager.
After the presentations from Kassirer and Rojo, one-on-one training and question and answer sessions were held with SportsEngine representatives Rob Bedeaux, Jim Dahline, Ryan Hanson, Ryan McIntosh, Adam Nelson and Jacob Rude.