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Charleston, SC – Charleston Academy and Drivn today announced a multi-year partnership in which the Boston, MA., based company will be the official club app provider of Charleston Academy.
With the new partnership, Drivn will supply Charleston Academy with an official app for club, team and player communication through the 2019-21 seasons.
“Today’s players don’t use browsers, they use apps. We needed a bespoke app solution that fits not only the communication, video, data and social integration needs of our club, directors, coaches and players, but also our brand. Drivn is the best solution for Charleston Academy to do this,” said Jaime Shamis, Charleston Academy Club Director.
DRIVN provides software that allows sports organizations to design and publish branded mobile apps. This in addition to having ownership of the data, immediate access to their network, and input into future features and functions provides the leaders of growing organizations with the scalable solution they need to extend and expand their programs.
Says DRIVN CEO and co-founder, Chris Heidelberger, “It was clear from our first meeting that Charleston Academy would make a great partner. Their mission to develop elite athletes across multiple sports aligns perfectly with the DRIVN platform’s flexibility. We are excited by the vision of what Charleston Academy is and will become in the years ahead and we are thrilled to be providing the technology that will help them execute and grow.”
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Since 2015, DRIVN is the mobile operating system for sports clubs, leagues, and teams. Club branded mobile apps create a powerful, private network while also ensuring all members have the most up-to-date team information. Partner programs use DRIVN’s technology to build their brands and to centralize all their teams’ communications, scheduling, sports science and critical player-coach feedback.
About Charleston Academy
Charleston Academy is currently a division of Sport Venture Group. Its mission is to develop players to the highest international standard, which will allow their teams to challenge for national titles making the club a nationally recognized brand. The club started with volleyball in 2018 and expects to add Basketball in 2019 and Soccer in 2020.
About Sport Venture Group
Sport Venture Group is a sport investment and holding company founded by a multigenerational family office to invest, hold and manage its various multisport interests. The company, from time to time, also advises key clients in the global sport space on Strategy, M&A, Commercial Partnerships and the like.
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Anne Peterson, Esq.
Sport Venture Group, Public Relations