STATSports was founded in 2008 and is a sports technology company based in Northern Ireland, with offices in the United States, Australia, and India. The company specialises in the development of wearable monitoring devices for athletes across the spectrum of sports from grassroots through to elite.
STATSports produces a range of GPS-based tracking devices and associated software, to allow coaches and sports scientists to monitor various aspects of an athlete's performance across multiple speed and volume metrics.
The company has several prolific partnerships in place, including the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, and Arsenal as well as Global Ambassadors including Raheem Sterling and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Hampshire FA has signed an exclusive 2-year agreement with the company that will see the Hampshire FA Academy kitted out with the APEX Athlete Series (GPS performance trackers), aiding to the improved offer of the academy for its students on the programme. The products will be regularly used in training by the first- and second-year students, with player data tracked and recorded, allowing the coaches to personalise and tailor their sessions according to the data.
“Another prominent brand is welcomed to the association’s partner programme. STATSports is renowned for its products and is making waves globally and so we are delighted to have also entered an agreement with them. The partnership further adds value to our academy programme, improving our offer for students by incorporating products for their personal development. Product placement opportunities provided by this agreement will continue to put STATsports on the map at all matches” Neil Cassar, Hampshire FA CEO.
“STATSports have a commitment to innovation and optimization of technology at all levels of sport. We feel that this partnership solidifies this commitment and gives students the opportunity to work with the leader in GPS Player Trackers. Our association with the Hampshire FA will benefit the players and coaches and allows us to show our technology to another audience” Mark Haughey, STATSports Business Development Manager.