News and Blog

What We’re Reading: The Best of SSAC 17

February 20, 2018

As we approach the final days before SSAC18, we reflect on some of the most memorable moments from last year’s conference. Below are a few of our favorite memories from SSAC17: Elevate the Game. We couldn’t have asked for a better start to the conference than SSAC Co-Chair Jessica Gelman leading some of the luminaries… Read more

Interview with Cory Jez, Coordinator of Basketball Analytics, Utah Jazz

February 8, 2018

With the 2018 Conference rapidly approaching, we wanted to again give some attention to a critical component of the conference: career development.  We recently corresponded with Cory Jez, Coordinator of Basketball Analytics with the Utah Jazz, to learn about his experience at SSAC and how the conference ultimately served as a catalyst for his entrance into… Read more

What We’re Reading: February 8

February 8, 2018

When the final whistle blew last Sunday night, it was the Eagles that were left standing on top of the NFL world. The team prevailed over the New England Patriots in a fast-paced game that broke multiple records. These records included most total yards in a game ever (1,151) and most yards thrown for by… Read more

What We’re Reading: February 1

February 1, 2018

As we edge into February, the XXIII Olympic Winter Games are right around the corner.  Taking place from February 9th through February 25th in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the Games will host 102 events across 15 disciplines including skiing, figure skating, bobsled, and (let us not forget the best) curling.  This will be the 2nd time… Read more

What We’re Reading: January 25

January 25, 2018

With just a few weeks left before our 2018 Conference, we at SSAC18 are incredibly eager to share all of the great panels and discussions that have been formed over the past few months. One of the topics that we are particularly excited about is “Playing for the Players” – a discussion between players’ union… Read more