Leeds City College partners with the world’s leading sports data and technology company

Leeds City College has signed an agreement with STATS – the world’s leading sports data and technology company.

This partnership will give the College’s Higher Education students exclusive access to STATS performance analysis software, used to analyse thousands of worldwide sporting events every year.

Students will also have the opportunity to gain a performance analysis qualification as part of the BSc (Hons) Sports Performance Top-Up degree, delivered by expert staff at Leeds City College to ensure a high level of delivery.

This partnership will also allow students to gain real life experience in the performance analysis domain through the extensive links of STATS with professional clubs. In addition, they will receive employer engagement sessions to advance their professional development skills.

Richard Keys, Head of HE Service Professions at Leeds City College is enthusiastic about the impact STATS will have on learners: “This is a fantastic opportunity for the students to be at the very heart of this developing sector and we are all excited by the future opportunities this partnership will bring. Integrating STATS into our degree programme will ensure our students have in-depth performance analysis knowledge at their fingertips whilst gaining valuable connections in the sporting industry.”

STATS provides fan engagement and team performance solutions to brands, media and technology companies, professional teams and leagues around the globe. STATS is trusted by more than 800 partners to enhance fan engagement and maximize team performance by analysing sports data from more than 100,000 games a year with unrivalled speed and accuracy. STATS powers sports on and off the field through data feeds, video analysis, sports content and research, player tracking through STATS SportVU®, and customisable digital solutions.