FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lexington, Kentucky – The Kentucky Youth Soccer Association (KYSA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with BAND, a leading communication platform, to revolutionize communication across all KYSA programs. The collaboration aims to streamline information sharing, fostering an improved collaboration between club leaders, coaches, and members.
With BAND as the designated communication partner, the Kentucky Youth Soccer Association will integrate the platform into various programs, including the Olympic Development Program (ODP), Kentucky Premier League, State Tournaments, and Statewide BANDS. This strategic move reflects KYSA’s commitment to providing its members with cutting-edge communication solutions.
“Our partnership with BAND represents a significant step forward in our mission to promote and grow soccer in Kentucky,” said Kris Zander, Executive Director of KYSA. “By leveraging BAND’s powerful communication tools, we aim to streamline information sharing, enhance collaboration, and empower our members with an efficient platform that meets their needs.”
The primary objective of this partnership is to create a seamless and efficient communication network, enabling KYSA and its affiliated clubs to share vital information instantly. Through BAND’s diverse features, such as instant notifications, read receipts, calendars, photo/video sharing, and live streaming, coaches and leaders can now connect and coordinate effortlessly.
“BAND is thrilled to collaborate with the KYSA team and its esteemed members, leagues, and clubs,” said Sidney Chae, General Manager for the BAND U.S. Office. “We are confident that BAND’s dynamic communication tools will significantly enhance information sharing, fostering improved engagement and connectivity within the soccer community.”
BAND is a free app that provides leaders and teams with the tools they need to communicate more efficiently, thus elevating the overall soccer experience for athletes and coaches alike. The Kentucky Youth Soccer Association is eager to embrace the enhanced communication platform, bringing a new era of connectivity to the Kentucky Soccer community.
About Kentucky Youth Soccer Association (KYSA)
The Kentucky Youth Soccer Association (KYSA) is the premier organization dedicated to promoting and developing soccer across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. With a mission to grow and promote soccer in Kentucky, KYSA provides a wide range of programs and initiatives to inspire excellence, sportsmanship, and character in youth athletes. From grassroots to elite levels, Kentucky Youth Soccer offers opportunities for players, coaches, referees, and administrators to thrive in a positive and inclusive environment. With over 40,000 youth players, 6,000 active coaches, and a network of more than 83 local member associations, Kentucky Youth Soccer is committed to nurturing the growth of soccer and fostering the personal development of youth athletes on and off the field. Learn more about KYSA’s impactful programs, partnerships, and events at www.kysoccer.net.
BAND (band.us) is a leading group communication app that makes it easier for teams to stay on the same page. Leaders use BAND to manage and communicate with their teams on one platform through critical features like group messaging, notifications, calendars, RSVPs, pictures & videos, polls, live streams, and more. Over 350,000 group leaders use BAND throughout the states, including sports teams, school clubs, businesses, and friends and families. BAND is available for free on iOS, Android, and online. For more information, visit https://band.us.