About GameChanger

We’re on a mission to help every amateur sports team be more efficient, informed and connected.

So we created GameChanger, a software platform that changes the way amateur teams collect, manage and share information.

Our mobile app and website provide scorekeeping, stats and team management for the coaching staff - plus live game updates, stats and recap stories for families and fans.

Millions of coaches, players, parents and fans in more than 100,000 team communities will experience GameChanger in 2014.

Get to know us.

Ted Sullivan

Ted Sullivan

CEO

Superpowers: Booming Voice, Keynote

Ted's passion for youth coaching and entrepreneurship inspired him to start and build GameChanger Media, Inc. He pitched at Duke University, and in the minor leagues for the Cleveland Indians before receiving his MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Kiril Savino

Kiril Savino

CTO, Resident Optimist, Holacrat

Superpowers: Emacs, Redbull, Hyperbole

Kiril was equally mediocre at soccer, football, hockey, lacrosse, and judo before majoring in Japanese at Middlebury College, while also studying Mandarin and Korean. An self-taught hacker & amateur designer, he's built his career scaling up tech and product development at HigherOne, DoubleClick, ShopWiki and Conductor.

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Jerry Hsu

Jerry Hsu

Engineer

Superpowers: Xcode, Vi, Speed Talking

Combining his loves of mobile computing and baseball (we forgive him his Phillies fandom), Jerry jumped at the chance to join GameChanger. Jerry brings his wealth of experience in iPhone and Web development to the team. He received his M.Eng from Cornell University.

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Jeff Kamrath

Jeff Kamrath

Product Evangelist

Superpowers: WebEx, Frequent Flier Miles

A University of Virginia graduate, Jeff earned a B.S. in Government, was named a two-time All-Conference pitcher and played in the Tampa Bay Rays minor league system. As a private instructor, travel team coach, and MLB Scout Development Program graduate, Jeff knows coaches, parents, and scouts from Little League to the Big Leagues.

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Sean Wheeler

Sean Wheeler

Problem Solver

Superpowers: Mailings, User Research, Great Hair

Sean handles all forms of digital marketing for the GameChanger team having gained experience in the sports-tech industry while working for LacrosseRecruits.com. He earned his B.A. in History from Kenyon College, where he was an
All-Conference lacrosse player and team captain. He is excited by travel, recreational sports and new forms of media.

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Ben Yelsey

Ben Yelsey

Snake Charmer

Superpowers: Emacs, Yaktivism, Yarn-spinning

From fencing came precision, from skiing, speed. From his degree in Physics, a complete understanding of the force. You say software engineer, we say Sith engineer. Post training at Swarthmore College, Ben dual-wields for the GameChanger tech lineup.

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Eric Han

Eric Han

Release Manager

Superpowers: Python, JavaScript, Exactitude

Building is to hardware as breaking is to software. As an Electrical Engineer out of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Eric has made it clear that he has little to no sympathy for software. When not pinpointing his first serve against Kiril on the tennis court, he is in the GameChanger office hunting bugs. It is rumored that he has scored a nine inning game in under two minutes.

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Wai-Jee Ho

Wai-Jee Ho

Designer

Superpowers: Illustrator, The T.A.R.D.I.S.

Wai-Jee Ho was born and raised in New York and is not intimidating at all. A graduate of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Wai-Jee stumbled out with a Bachelor's degree and a penchant for typography, gradients, and coffee with milk and no sugar. She believes that together, we could upgrade the universe.

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Kim Brooks

Kim Brooks

Customer Service Manager

Superpowers: Workaholism, Multitalker

Kim Brooks graduated A LONG TIME AGO with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was the baseball and basketball TV broadcaster for 3 years. Kim married her husband Keith in 1997 and became a Mom 10 months later. Today, Kim spends most non-working hours at baseball fields nationwide, following her two sons who play on 5 teams year-round, and as a known SEO “guru”.

Kyleigh Callender

Kyleigh Callender

Marketing DP/Flex

Superpowers: Oreo Quality Control, Pranks

A University of North Texas graduate, Kyleigh earned a B.S. in Sports Management and was a catcher for the Mean Green softball team. She earned an M.B.A from Texas State University before becoming the General Manager for a collegiate summer league team. Formerly a GameChanger Customer Service All-Star, she now works on the marketing team with a focus on softball and grassroots marketing efforts.

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Phil Sarin

Phil Sarin

VP of Engineering

Superpowers: TDD, Git Pickaxe, Enormous Wallet

A distance runner and former lacrosse scorekeeper, Phil joins GameChanger after a decade working in the software industry with Oracle, Amazon.com, Vontu (acquired by Symantec), and Sulia. He holds BS and MS degrees from MIT in Computer Science and a Master's in Human Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon.

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W. Spencer Wright

W. Spencer Wright

Office Luddite

Superpowers: Latin, Stats, Snark

Born, raised, and schooled in Vermont, Spencer graduated from Middlebury College and promptly joined the GameChanger team. He puts his sports knowledge and writing skills to good use for both social media and customer service. Although happy to write about sports, we think it might be a way to compensate for his lack of a championship by any of his professional teams.

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Travis Thieman

Travis Thieman

Engineer

Superpowers: Emacs, Clojure, Emotions

Formerly of New York's consulting caste, Travis joined GameChanger after realizing that he really wanted to wear jeans and Pink Floyd t-shirts to work every day. A data scientist turned web developer, he now spends most of his time taking care of the office fish and trying to rewrite the entire site in a dialect of Lisp.

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Ursula Lopez-Palm

Ursula Lopez-Palm

People Person

Superpowers: Sudoku, Professional NARPing

A University of Pennsylvania gradate who earned a B.A. in International Relations, Ursula played soccer at the Varsity level for all four years where she was Honorable Mention All-Ivy, Ivy League Player of the Week, and Ivy League Champion in 2010. Ursula interned at PennTV where she was a guest commentator for Penn Baseball games, Penn Relays, and a video feed editor. When it comes to sports, you name it she's been there.

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Nathan Zacher

Nathan Zacher

Customer Service Manager

Superpowers: Lover and a fighter

Nathan received his BA in Sports Marketing and Administration from Northern State University where he also played baseball. He's currently in the first year of Law School at the University of South Dakota and also plans to tack on an MBA starting next fall. He loves envisioning the future!

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Elizabeth Ruiz

Elizabeth Ruiz

Customer Service Manager

Superpowers: Patience, Email, Chauffeur

Baseball/Fastpitch mom, and manager. Research is her game. Before figuring out her passion was to be at the baseball and softball fields every day, Liz earned an Associate's Degree as a Legal Assistant. The umpires love her! Liz loves watching her kids, family, and friends play THE game.

Tom Leach

Tom Leach

Engineer

Superpowers: Async programming, Pedantry

An interloper from across the pond, Tom is a veteran of enterprise Java software projects running everywhere from Lithuania to Wichita, KS. More recently he has turned his hand to Android, Ruby, Node.js and Python. Tom holds a Masters from Imperial College, London in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, is over-zealous about good coffee, ale and cheese, and is a long-suffering fan of Tottenham Hotspur FC.

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Nick Schultz

Nick Schultz

Engineer

Superpower: Cold imperviousness, Tiny fonts

Originally from the great state of Minnesota, Nick has been on the east coast for a while. After 4 years studying Computer Science at Swarthmore College he worked for a year in Washington DC before joining GameChanger. Most people will never understand Nick's football allegiances, being an avid Packers fan from Vikings territory, but trust him, he has a good reason.

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Brian Bernberg

Brian Bernberg

Mobile Product

Superpowers: XCode, Elf Shoes

A devout weekend warrior who still hasn't recovered from losing his Little League championship game at twelve years old, Brian relishes the chance to redeem himself by making GameChanger an integral part of youth sports. His varied career has involved Ford manufacturing plants, Villanova basketball & Thomas the Tank Engine. Outside of work, he is 100% focused on raising his son to be a loyal Philadelphia Eagles fan in the heart of Giants country.

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Wellington Smith

Wellington Smith

Basketball Marketing

Superpowers: Jabawaki Backup Dancing

A West Virginia University graduate, earned a BA in Multidisciplinary Studies while minoring in Communications, English, and Sociology. He was named Big East Academic All American and is third in school history in most blocked shots. At WVU, he was part of winning the NIT Championship, Sweet 16, Big East Championship and Final Four. While playing professionally in Japan, he fractured his foot twice which landed him back into the US.

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Scott Morse

Scott Morse

Engineer

Superpowers: Proof-reading, George the A.I.

Scott has spent his life letting his left and right brains take turns steering the ship. After earning his CS degree from Johns Hopkins, Scott spent three years as an actor and starving artist in both LA and New York, before returning to his love of building and learning things.

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Katherine Daniels

Katherine Daniels

Sparkly Devops Princess

Superpowers: Automation, Carabiners

Hailing from the land of mountains and microbrews known as Colorado, Katherine developed a talent for breaking and fixing computers at a young age. She holds a BS in computer science from Colorado State University, and is excited to be bringing her love of all things devops to the GameChanger team. When not in the office, she can usually be found enjoying a good beer, rock climbing, or cooking up super-spicy hot sauce.

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Brooke Hausman

Brooke Hausman

Pixel Perfecter

Superpowers: Grins, Wireframes

Brooke graduated from the University of Wisconsin, where she became an expert in cheese, beer and the Badgers. After designing for mobile sports products over the past few years, she brings her love for sports and design to the GameChanger team. Sadly, she remains a Mets and Jets fan since birth.

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Gina Long

Gina Long

Customer Service Manager

Superpowers: “I Love Lucy” Jedi-Master

Gina is a baseball and football Mom, scorekeeper, baseball league board member and military wife. She enjoys spending the weekends with her baseball family while her son plays and husband coaches travel baseball.

Patrick McAnaney

Patrick McAnaney

Customer Service Manager

Superpowers: Being Left-Handed, Juggling

Syracuse, NY born and raised (on the playground is where he spent most of his days), Patrick headed south to attend college at the University of Virginia where he played ball for the Cavaliers. Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks, he reached the Double-A level before an arm injury forced him to hang ‘em up. Patrick is currently coaching a crew of enthusiastic middle schoolers while he rehabs his arm and enjoys the Big Apple.

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Gillian Hedden

Gillian Hedden

Customer Service Manager

Superpowers: A-Type SuperMom

An MBA Communications Grad from the University of Maryland, Gillian’s colorful 19-year marketing career and volunteer achievements have added to her customer service ability at GameChanger. Gillian lives and breathes sports 24/7. She is a former college softball pitcher and now gets to share her love of sports ‘off the field’ with her two sons—a Division 1 college baseball player and a pee wee Little Leaguer. She is an avid volunteer with several local youth sports and community development organizations in an effort to help children bloom into productive adults by incorporating sports into their early development. Her winning motto is “Helping people is what I do best.”

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Edward Komrska

Edward Komrska

Customer Service Manager

Superpowers: Apple Products, Big Green Egg

Edward is a dad who just loves spending time playing sports with his kids and lives at the baseball fields! His oldest son is 9, plays full time travel baseball and is a defensive wizard behind the plate. When he isn’t at the fields watching his oldest son play he’s coaching his 5 year old’s baseball team and keeping them in place. He also loves to watch as many MLB games in a day as he can and is a lifelong Cub fan! His biggest passion outside of baseball is cooking anything on his Big Green Egg, from smoking brisket to making pizza!

Peter Spiewak

Peter Spiewak

Customer Service Manager

Superpowers: Seinfeld Referencing

A New Jersey native, Pete graduated from Saint Joseph's University (The Hawk Will Never Die!), where he worked in the Hawks' Athletic Department as a student. Prior to joining the GameChanger team, he worked in the Media Relations Departments for the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets of the NFL.

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Joe Vacca

Joe Vacca

QA Analyst

Superpowers: Hole-in-ones, MailChimp

A Rutgers University graduate, Joe earned a BS in Sports Management with a minor in Labor Studies. After graduating, he gained a vast amount of experience working in a fast-paced sports environment at the Hoop Group. This basketball enthusiast loves to spend his free time with his family and never turns down a game of golf. Joe was happy to get the opportunity to “take his talents to New York” to join the GameChanger team. His position at GameChanger allows him to continue being a part of something he is passionate about, sports and helping people.

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David Kennedy

David Kennedy

Sultan of CS

Superpowers: American Trivia

David graduated from Merrimack College where he captained the basketball team. He could never find a good slice of pizza in Boston and eventually made his way back to NYC. His most recent dedications are long distance running and proving his claim to know every country’s capital.

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Alex Etling

Alex Etling

Engineer

Superpowers: Dancing While Jogging

Graduating from Carnegie Mellon University with a minor in CS and a major in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Alex is a techie at heart. Growing up and going to college in Pittsburgh, he has a strong allegiance to Pittsburgh sports teams. He has played almost every sport imaginable and believes wholeheartedly in the participation in any and all athletic activities.

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Nick Porcaro

Nick Porcaro

Designer

Superpowers: Typography, Swag

Nick is a good old-fashioned Jersey boy with a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of the Arts. When not at the office he's probably shredding away on electric guitar or chillin' like a villain with friends and family. Nick brings a diverse background in arts and entertainment marketing to the noble GameChanger mission.

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Josh Patchus

Josh Patchus

Data Scientist

Superpowers: Coffee, Large Infos

Data Scientist by day, fantasy sports analyst by night. Josh is an avid data lover, mainly those involving sports, weather and TV rating. He is a recent GW Alumni with a Masters in statistics. On the non-data side, he appreciates beers, bikes and coffee. Josh's true passion is in his British-ism, where he often uses British words. A dedicated dude for most things he does, including not missing a Liverpool match since 2009.

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Jenny Trumbull

Jenny Trumbull

Utility Player

Superpowers: Words, Wine

Jenny grew up on the west coast and graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara. After 3+ years of managing a winery in CA, she decided she wanted to experience the phenomenon known as "weather," which prompted her move to NYC. Her tendency to obsessively research everything has led her dangerously close to getting to the "end" of the Internet. Jenny brings to GameChanger a smile for every day of the week and a fierce love of the game, whatever the game may be.

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Molly Sullivan

Molly Sullivan

Office Babe

Superpowers: Competitive Napping

Molly is the least productive member of the GameChanger team. Her attendance is inconsistent and she sleeps on the job. But she's always happy to be included, and is especially friendly during lunchtime. A labrador / pit bull mix, Molly’s lucky path lead her from Catawba County Animal Services in Newton, NC to the Sugar Mutts Rescue in Brooklyn, NY where she was ultimately matched with CEO Ted Sullivan and his wife Margaret in July 2010. Molly is especially proud of her recent weight loss - 15 lbs in two years!

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Investors
Mark Wachen

Mark Wachen

Managing Director,

Upstage Ventures

Josh Stylman

Josh Stylman

Reprise Media

Miles Lasater

Miles Lasater

mileslasater.com

David Tisch

David Tisch

BoxGroup

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Scott M. Smith

camelotcapital.com

Dan Spring

Dan Spring

Detroit Tigers

St. Louis Cardinals

Spring Training Sports

Brian Baine

Brian R. Baine

Professional Financial Planner

Lynn Polakoff Baine

Lynn Polakoff Baine

Managing Director,

Golden Seeds LLC

Mark Walsh

Mark Walsh

geniusrocket.com

Jeff Samberg

Jeff Samberg

Acadia Woods
Partners, LLC

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NYC Partners

Eric Bamberger

Will Margiloff

nycpartners.com

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James Weil

former Managing Director,
C.E. Unterberg, Towbin

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Zelkova Ventures

zelkovavc.com

Curt Viebranz

Curt Viebranz

CEO, Korrelate

korrelate.com

Dave Carlson

Dave Carlson

Eon Business

eonBusiness.com

Advisors
Board of Directors
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Scott M. Smith

camelotcapital.com

Jeff Samberg

Jeff Samberg

(Board Observer)

Little League Baseball and Softball

Little League Baseball and Softball is the world’s largest organized youth sports program, with nearly 2.7 million players and one million adult volunteers in every U.S. state and scores of other countries. Through a licensing partnership, GameChanger has created mobile applications that allow local league parents and fans to generate and display real-time game updates and box scores.

"Little League International is strongly committed to adopting new technologies that will enhance the Little League experience … By adopting GameChanger’s mobile technology, we’re raising the bar once again to enhance the game experience and create greater engagement for parents and fans."

— Steve Keener, President and CEO of Little League International.

MaxPreps

MaxPreps.com is the leading online high school sports destination, offering comprehensive high school sports coverage by partnering with nearly 35,000 coaches throughout the country. MaxPreps.com teams can import rosters and schedules to GameChanger. After the game, box score stats are instantly and automatically delivered to MaxPreps.com, saving coaches valuable time and promoting the achievements of high school teams and athletes across the nation.

"MaxPreps.com is committed to helping coaches save time … By promoting GameChanger's mobile technology, we're working to help coaches manage their team's stats and share them with their players and fans instantly with the push of a button. Eager parents, fans and players no longer have to wait to see reliable results online, and coaches can spend their time doing what they do best: coaching."

— Andy Beal, President of MaxPreps.com.

Perfect Game USA

Exclusive Partner for Scorekeeping and Live Updates

Perfect Game USA is devoted to furthering the development and career of the talented high school baseball player. To that end, Perfect Game USA produces the very highest national level individual player showcases and team tournaments all over the United States. These events have proved invaluable to the college coaching community and major league baseball as they can scout a large population of talented ball players all in one location. Beginning in 2011, every game at each Perfect Game event will be scored on GameChanger's iPad Scorekeeper app and streamed live to family, fans, college coaches and scouts across the nation.

USA Baseball

Official Partner for Scorekeeping and Live Updates

USA Baseball is the national governing body of amateur baseball in the United States and is a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Baseball Federation (IBAF). The organization selects and trains the World Baseball Classic, World Cup and Pan Am teams (and all other USA Baseball Professional Teams); the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team; the USA Baseball 18U, 16U and 14U National Teams; and the USA Baseball Women’s National Team, all of which participate in various international competitions each year.

USA Baseball will use the GameChanger mobile application and web tools to stream live GameStream updates for all USAB national teams and the majority of USAB events.

The Cal Ripken World Series

Official Partner for Scorekeeping and Live Updates

Ripken Baseball is a sales and marketing company based in Baltimore, MD that represents all business and philanthropic efforts of Cal Ripken, Jr. and Bill Ripken. Established in 2001, the mission of Ripken Baseball is to grow the game of baseball worldwide The Ripken Way. GameChanger is proud to partner with Ripken Baseball and is excited to be involved with the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, MD in August.

"We are excited to bring GameChanger on as a partner. This technology is going to help bring the Cal Ripken World Series into the new age."

— Aaron Moszer, AVP Sales, Ripken Baseball, Inc.

Babe Ruth League

Official Partner for Scorekeeping and Live Updates

Babe Ruth League International Headquarters serves over 1 million players from ages 4-18 in Babe Ruth Baseball, Cal Ripken Baseball and Babe Ruth Softball. GameChanger, as Babe Ruth's Official Partner for scorekeeping, stats and live game updates, will provide services across all of these platforms, including for the Babe Ruth Baseball, Cal Ripken Baseball and Babe Ruth Softball World Series tournaments.

“Babe Ruth League, Inc. has always focused on providing a safe, educational and fun environment for our players... The GameChanger technology will provide a readily accessible statistical record for fans, coaches and players to add to their enjoyment of the game. We’re excited that all of our regular season teams can also have the same scorekeeping, stat and fan experience we’ll utilize at our World Series events.”

— Robert Faherty, Vice President/Commissioner of Babe Ruth League.

East Cobb Baseball

Official Partner for Scorekeeping and Live Updates

The East Cobb Baseball program is recognized nationally as one of the premier youth baseball operations in the country. GameChanger is proud to be the chosen partner for many of the ninety powerhouse East Cobb teams as well as a sponsor for their best-in-class facility outside of Atlanta, Georgia.

GameChanger


Official Scoring Team

We encourage any user to create a GameChanger team and utilize our scorekeeping and stat management tools. As a result of this open platform, there may be several versions of the same team.

GameChanger is beta testing solutions to establish authenticity of teams so fans can easily trust that the teams they follow will provide consistent game data.

Official GameChanger teams will be marked with an official tag in search results and on team home pages.

GameChanger reserves the right to contact a team's head coach to confirm that it is an official team.