Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Impakt Athletics (www.impaktathletics.com), a start-up company co-founded by Engineering alumnus Andy Campbell (BSE 2008 chemical engineering), has won the “Super Bowl of Analytics” in the Seed Stage Track at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (#SSAC17) held March 4, 2017.

Campbell is director of marketing for Impakt Athletics.

The SSAC start-up competition is the world’s largest sports analytics conference with over 170 different schools and over 80 professional sports teams in the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, and Premier League attending. ESPN has actively sponsored the conference since 2010, and the conference has garnered national attention through media outlets such as Sports Illustrated, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Time, BusinessWeek, NBC Sports, Fox Sports, ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption, and Forbes.

Impakt Athletics is a sports technology company that makes insight usable for coaches and athletes.  Our patent pending digital tools empower coaches to progress through their weekly game planning faster and smarter, freeing more time to devote to their players.

Impakt Athletics sits at the intersection of workflow and analytics with tools that collect, organize, and analyze information proactively while surfacing insights that aid in decision making – with no analysis, query, or ask from the coach. The first product, Impakt Scripting, helps coaches to identify deeper play performance and opponent tendencies that increase the overall effectiveness of the team by spending the sacred practice time on situations and opponent looks that they are likely to see in game.