The Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) have announced an agreement with MaxPreps, the online high school sports leader, that will enable the THSCA to provide a single sports information platform to all member coaches. MaxPreps will offer a publishing platform across desktop, tablet and mobile that will streamline the process of managing sports information from THSCA member coaches, covering over 100,000 Texas games during the school-year.
The agreement enables all box score information published on MaxPreps.com to be automatically provided to the THSCA for use in managing various initiatives. The THSCA initiatives will include statewide statistical leaderboards, live scoreboard, playoff brackets, team rankings, and promoting THSCA membership. Additionally, all game results and complete team information will be published on MaxPreps for Texas high school sports fans and statewide media.
Beginning in the 2016-17 school year, all THSCA member coaches must submit their scores and statistics to MaxPreps in order to accurately manage these initiatives and provide equitable coverage.
"This is an exciting development for Texas High School Coaches. Our alliance with MaxPreps is a huge step into simplifying assets of a coach's job with one unified data entry system now available statewide. We are thrilled to work with such a fantastic partner in MaxPreps," said THSCA Executive Director D.W. Rutledge
"MaxPreps is honored to enter a historic partnership with the Texas High School Coaches Association. Texas coaches represent the gold standard of high school coaching and the THSCA does an amazing job representing the interests of high school sports in Texas," said MaxPreps president and founder Andy Beal. "We look forward to working with the THSCA to support the thousands of Texas coaches who pour their energy into the positive development of young men and women through education based athletics."
MaxPreps.com, is the nation's most visited site for high school sports coverage. MaxPreps has been on the prep sports scene since 2002 and has successfully partnered with 41 other high school state associations and coach associations.
In addition to MaxPreps partnership with the THSCA, MaxPreps is also the sponsor of Scores and Statistics to the University Interscholastic League (UIL). For the first time, Texas coaches will have a single platform for entering game results and stats.About MaxPreps.com
MaxPreps is the leading online high school sports destination offering high school sports fans the most comprehensive coverage with the latest news, analysis, rankings and streaming content. MaxPreps aspires to cover every high school team, game and player by partnering with over 75,000 coaches throughout the country. A unit of CBS Interactive and a CBSSports.com site, MaxPreps was founded in August 2002 and is headquartered in Cameron Park, Calif. For more information about MaxPreps and for the latest high school sports news, scores and expert analysis, please visit www.maxpreps.com.