Founded in 1964, Clayton Valley Little League (CVLL) located in the San Francisco Bay Area is a non-profit, volunteer organization providing baseball and softball programs for kids ages four to 14. Additionally, the CVLL also runs a Challenger Division for ballplayers with disabilities.
The CVLL first approached SPORT NGIN in late 2010 seeking to improve their website’s manageability. Previously, the CVLL website was managed by an individual board member with significant HTML knowledge, resulting in content being posted by a single source. With SPORT NGIN, the CVLL found a third party partner to not only host the site, but they also had an easy-to-use platform that organization members could easily update and add content to.
“I needed to find a tool that was easy to manage and set-up for someone with the technology skill set of a blogger versus a programmer. At the recommendation of the previous Info Officer, I found that tool with SPORT NGIN.”
- Darin Reinwald, Information Officer, Clayton Valley Little League
With their “must have” criteria satisfied, the CVLL also found that the flexible and robust Sport NGIN software also met their other website goals. For example, by incorporating the NGIN calendar functionality, dynamic scoring and statistic tools, the CVLL was able to streamline and cleanup all facets of data entry.
In addition to an updated design, improved navigation and updated content, the CVLL had a single platform that could incorporate new fundraising efforts and an online apparel store.
Online Fundraising: The CVLL also enabled the fundraising tool as another way to earn money that goes directly to the organization. On the SPORT NGIN platform, visitors to the CVLL site can choose from well-known brands including Adidas, Champion apparel and REI, with anywhere from one to 10 percent of the purchase going toward the organization.
Online Apparel Store: Through SPORT NGIN the CVLL finally had the capabilities to put merchandise in the hands of their players and parents without having to take on any of the supply chain. Additionally, all inventory, set-up, shipping and customer service goes through a sole SPORT NGIN vendor, eliminating more work for the CVLL.
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“Once the site was setup, finding the fundraising and online store sections was icing on the cake.”