Haynes Henrickson, president of Turnkey Intelligence, provides three reasons why sports analytics creates opportunities for people who want to work in athletics. The money list:
- The opportunity for advancement is now a reality, and ISN’T confined to database/technology-specific positions.
- The growing presence of third-party companies in the sports analytics space
- Sports business education’s increased emphasis on the importance of analytics
He concludes by noting that sports analytics has become the growth area for the industry.