Largest Minor Hockey Association in Canada Selects ITSportsNet

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Calgary, AB – July 31, 2002 – The Minor Hockey Association of Calgary (MHAC) is proud to announce that it making further advances in improving the administrative processes starting in the fall of 2002. To do this, MHAC is implementing a new registration and league management system provided by ITSportsNet.

“Technology is becoming more and more a part of MHAC’s operations. ITSportsNet has developed an Internet-based management system that handles all of our operations. We expect that it will greatly reduce the stress and workload that is involved in our registration and league management and improve the level of service that we deliver to players, coaches, parents and fans,” says Beth Long, administrator for MHAC.

ITSportsNet has been in the business of registration and league management for over 3 years. Their flagship product, the Advanced League Management System, harnesses the power of the Internet to reduce administrators’ time by 50%. “Reducing the administrative burden for the people that do all the work behind the scenes allows for manageable growth of sport organizations,” stated David Cooper, President of ITSportsNet.

Internet-Based Applications are the Perfect Answer Sport clubs and leagues have been growing rapidly over the past 10 years, and the expectations placed on volunteers are increasing. Many organizations are looking for solutions, and internet-based applications are the perfect answer for multi-administrator management systems.

For MHAC, ITSportsNet will be implementing the next generation of Sport Administration Solutions with its new multi-organization management system. Clubs, leagues, and governing bodies will be able to communicate and streamline their administration tasks like never before.

“An overwhelming workload for administrators and volunteers combined with new demands for online services by parents and players is helping to bring this change sooner rather than later.” says Chris Groot, VP Marketing of ITSportsNet.

“Being the largest minor hockey association in Canada, MHAC prides itself at being at the leading edge in many aspects of the game. We want to minimize the administrative workload for all levels of hockey in Calgary and continually improve the delivery of communication and services to our members. The tools that ITSportsNet has developed will enable us to reach those goals,” said Robin Mann, President of MHAC.

About MHAC
The Minor Hockey Association of Calgary – the largest minor hockey association in Canada – is the home to approximately 12,000 hockey players.

About ITSportsNet
ITSportsNet is a premier developer of club and league management solutions. ITSportsNet’s flagship product – the Advanced League Management System – is consistently reducing Club and League Administration time by 50%.