(1600m action at Cedarville University during the 2019 indoor season ~ image courtesy of Shawn Conlon Photography)
Austin, TX -- The Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (OATCCC) announced a partnership with MileSplit, a part of the FloSports network, making MileSplit the premier sponsor for the OATCCC. Ohio high school cross country and track and field coaches, athletes, parents, and fans will have access to the most accurate and extensive collection of meet results, performance lists, athlete rankings, and content through the MileSplit database.
Since its founding in 2001, MileSplit has been the definitive website for scholastic track and field registration, results and meet coverage in the United States. The MileSplit database contains more than 95 million individual athlete performances, making it the most comprehensive in the nation.
"We are excited to partner with the OATCCC in support of its high school athletes," MileSplit Vice President Editorial, Joe Battaglia said. "By leveraging our technology and sport expertise, we will continue to streamline meet registration, data management, and continue to grow the sport through our coverage. Everyone on our team exudes passion for cross country and track and field and, together with the OATCCC, we can't wait to grow the sport further in Ohio."
"The OATCCC is excited to partner with Milesplit in promoting and recognizing the great sports of cross country and track and field," OATCCC President, Doug Joy said. "Ohio has some of the most incredible athletes and coaches in the United States and what better way to promote these individuals and teams?" "The OATCCC feels the partnership with Milesplit can help continue the excellence with the indoor state championships, recognize the accomplishments of Ohio's student athletes and great coaches, promote better communications with college coaches and programs, and celebrate cross country and track and field on every level." " With the recent removal of track and cross country programs at the collegiate level, it is important that we work together to protect these programs."
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To promote Track & Field, and Cross Country in all the junior and senior high schools of Ohio; and also extend support to those programs in the state's colleges and universities.
To cooperate with and assist the OHSAA and Ohio's colleges and universities in all the matters pertaining to maintenance, promotion, and improvement of track & field, and cross country.
To Recognize and award outstanding achievement and/or contribution by athletes, coaches, officials, and supporters.
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed OTT subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to tens of thousands of competitions across 20+ sports in the US and abroad. FloSports offers a growing library of more than 2,000 hours of premium content and owns exclusive broadcast rights to 4,000+ premier events, with over 1M hours, live-streamed since inception. The company has more than 250 employees and is based in Austin, TX.