Newsletter | March 2023

By: Jenn Larsen
March 21, 2023

Create Your Content in Seconds

Have you ever hoped for a world where you’d be able to create your content in seconds by simply providing a few key points about your team, event, or program?

Look no further than PrestoAI, PrestoSport’s Beta Artificial Intelligence Platform, an integrated AI system connected to the PrestoSports network! Click below to try out the beta.

Get a Cutting-Edge Custom Look – and Cut Time and Costs

PrestoSports Designs on Themes 2.0

We heard your feedback! We’re excited to introduce 10 new innovative website designs that your staff, athletes, and fans will love. These new theme layouts are designed to give your institution a modern web presence that builds your brand identity, meets your technical needs, and streamlines your daily processes.

Follow us on social media for some sneak peeks at the new designs! 

 

Discover 2023 Website Tiers

Choose from the PrestoSports Core, Pro, or Premium levels and you’ll get a customized, branded website solution specifically for your athletic program, with responsive design, SSL encryption, and ADA/WCAG compliance (other features available upon request). You and your staff will enhance the image of all your sports, with sports calendars, rosters, coach profiles, and the ability to add additional pages to tell your story and build your brand.

Click below to learn more about the new 2023 Website Tiers.

PrestoSports Mythbusters

MYTH:
PrestoSports doesn’t have training that I can watch on demand.

FACT:
PrestoSports Help Center has recently been updated! We have captured our recent webinars here for your reference.

PrestoSports Intake Form

The goal of our intake form is to help alleviate issues with our clients not knowing who to contact, how to contact, and getting routed to the incorrect department when trying to contact us.

Employee Spotlight

Meet Kevin Wilkinson, Stream Support Lead

Resident of: Elgin, TX (by way of New York, Ohio, New Orleans, California, and Arizona)

Time at PrestoSports: Since 2018. The first hire by PrestoSports after the Presto/Stretch merger. Prior to PrestoSports: Over 18 years as a Sports Information Director in Division I.

Hobbies: Watching sports, sipping an old fashioned on my hammock, and I’m just starting an attempt to learn to play guitar. That last one is not going well.

What I am Currently Binge-watching: March Madness on as many screens as I can see at one time.

Why I Enjoy Working at PrestoSports: Putting all my random SID knowledge to use in a way that helps others, creative problem-solving. And the comfortable dress code.

Favorite Quote/Words to Live By: “Work Smarter, Not Harder” (which I stole from Duck Tales)

If I could write the prompt for my own employee spotlight, I’d prompt myself: How I’d fare in a zombie apocalypse. How I would fare in a zombie apocalypse: Extremely well, thanks for asking.

Quick Tips from An Insider

New Features!
PrestoAwards

Does your school, conference, or organization host awards? Did you know PrestoSports has a solution to create, administer, and finalize athletic and athletic-academic awards? Already including a library of pre-defined or customized templates, along with Gameday CMS integrated nomination and voting services; today PrestoAwards is the leader in the industry.

In line with innovative design and performance strategy adopted throughout the new client and user management portals, the new stats entry platforms, and tournaments; The PrestoSports team is beginning to migrate and enhance the feature offering of PrestoAwards to optimize the administration process, offer additional award types, and develop front end award components that are integrated into your site!

PrestoStats

Football Stats

Coming this fall, we’ll be adding a new and improved version of Football to PrestoStats, completely changing the scorekeeper experience from the broadcast booth. The complete stats experience will include roster management, custom rule application, end to end game entry, and standardized game report generation. If your school or conference has a football program, reach out to your sales or client success manager today to be onboarded for the fall!

Tennis & Flag Football Stats

The Presto Sports team has begun work on the next increment of Tennis and Flag Football, taking your feedback obtained last spring following the first beta release. Entering its second season, both platforms now include full roster management and event status integration with the PrestoSports Gameday CMS admin. Are you interested in using the new programs? If so, click the link below.

PrestoShots

Interested in trying out PrestoShots? Sign up for a trial account that’s integrated with the PrestoSports Super Suite today!


PrestoStream Studio

We’ve added Softball, Hockey, and Basketball to the PrestoStats Automated Scorebug allowing you to highlight your sponsors and display live stats. If you have access to start the game, you will have access to launch the Scorebug. Just look for the “Launch Scorebug” button next to “Launch PrestoStats.”

Contact your Client Success Manager to sign up for PrestoStream Studio today.

PrestoMobile

Have you checked out Gamecast? It’s the best way for fans to experience your games right through your PrestoMobile app! With Gamecast, fans can follow along with the live action stats as you enter them. Even better, if you are streaming with us, they video live too. Already streaming? Streaming Player is also available right inside the event, making PrestoMobile a one stop shop for fans craving your games. You can even pair Gamecast and Streaming together to give them an unparalleled view of the game!

Real Time Updates

What’s going on?! Don’t wait and wonder, subscribe to our System Status Update to get real-time updates of any system issues and expected timing for resolutions. You’ll save time by not reaching out to support and can stay focused on helping your team! You can receive these message updates through email, text, webhook, RSS, and Slack.

Steal Our Sports Marketing Playbook

To meet new fan and program expectations athletic departments have to work as a seasoned team in every facet and in interaction with both athletes and fans. It’s a big ask of already lean departments – that’s the reason we created this playbook.

What’s inside:

  • Downloadable Templates
  • Marketing Strength-building Exercises
  • Calendars to Keep you on Schedule
  • Work plans for Error-free Execution

It’s everything you need to help get your team up to game speed in the shortest time possible.