How to Prepare Evaluators for Youth Sports Tryouts

  The success of the youth tryouts process often comes down to one group of people – the evaluators. Even though coaches and directors ultimately assemble team rosters, the scores and evaluations athletes receive during tryouts often come from those … Read More

Player Evaluation Software Saves St. Croix Soccer Club Precious Time

Summary The St. Croix Soccer Club has about 800 athletes who compete on its competitive teams. With so many athletes to evaluate during tryouts, the club struggled to avoid human error and numerous tedious steps while trying to update player … Read More

How to help kids prepare for tryouts

Cleats? Check. Mouth guard? Check. Calm state of mind? Umm … When helping youth athletes prepare for tryouts, parents and coaches typically focus on the basics – bring the right equipment, warm up, stretch, execute the drill – and often … Read More

Benefits of Using Athlete Evaluation Software

Manual. Labor-intensive. Cumbersome collection of data. These are all reasons the Queen City Volleyball Club switched from paper evaluation forms to TeamGenius’ sports evaluation software. “The tryout process was paper-based and very labor-intensive. All of the evaluation sheets had to … Read More

Tips for helping kids cope with not making a sports team

Ask any youth athletics coach what’s the worst day of the season, and you’ll likely get a unanimous answer – cut day. No matter what the skill level or the age group, cutting an athlete is a difficult task. Tryouts … Read More

Soccer Tryouts Drills

How to Ensure Youth Sports Tryouts are Fair

“You were better than her.” “You clearly should have made it over him.” “The coach played favorites.” Those are just some comments coaches and directors might hear from grumbling parents and players after youth sports tryouts results are announced. Cutting … Read More