PRLog - April 10, 2012 - ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. -- Anaheim Hills, Calif. – January 1, 2012 – The Athlete Lounge today announced its website and social network launch into sports communities worldwide. The Athlete Lounge is a robust social networking experience, comprised of athletes, coaches, fans, photos, videos, and fresh content. Athletes ranging from youth leaguers to the professional ranks, finally have a place to showcase their highlight reels, interviews, and other media in a well-designed manner. The site will also feature contests with great prizes, charity events to raise money for athletic scholarships in your city, outstanding athlete interviews, a discussion forum, and a “featured athlete” bio which will give young athletes potential for massive exposure to recruiters, coaches and fans.
Sports fans and athletic people everywhere will benefit from a new resource to find sports teams in their area, network with others, and learn more about their favorite sports from a reliable source. All sports are welcome; the Athlete Lounge has it all. Users may create teams and invite their friends to join their team, or even hand control over the team to the coach. For example, if you are a person who enjoys playing pickup basketball games at your local park, you can create a team named “Rucker Park Basketball”, and send an invite to anyone you would like. This allows users to post scheduled games, local league news, stats, photos, videos, etc. Users may likewise choose their schools attended (or create them if they don’t exist) and invite their colleagues to join their school.
Athletes will benefit from having the ability to feature their own profile, including education, photos, videos, blog posts, and more. Athletes can also research schools based upon their interest in a sport. Like other users, athletes can participate in the forums, and may also find their content featured and shown on one of the sites main sections. Players benefit from having a centralized location to access up-to-date information about their team.
Coaches and recruiters will benefit from a fully compliant resource from which to learn about and network with amateur and professional athletes, other coaches, and fans. Coaches can create teams, invite their players to join the team, and can even post things like practice/game schedules, stats, photos, videos, and last minute updates. Coaches can also contact the entire team at once, making communication simple and effective, while retaining carbon copies of all communication with athletes.
The Athlete Lounge is fully internationalized, with no content-based location restrictions. The site currently supports English only, but more language packs will come soon. Coaches, athletes and sports fans are encouraged to check out The Athlete Lounge and sign up today to claim their personalized URL before someone else does.
About The Athlete Lounge
The Athlete Lounge, the social network for athletes, gives players and coaches the ability to coordinate, communicate, and showcase themselves in a professional manner. The Athlete Lounge is the brainchild of Geno Rose, an entrepreneur in Anaheim Hills, Calif., and was developed by Examp, a web design firm in San Diego, Calif. Mr. Rose, a coach and entrepreneur, wanted to fix some of the daily issues of coaching, and knew that there must be some way to keep in touch with athletes as time goes by, while remaining compliant with sports regulations and without being too intrusive on the players lives.
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The Athlete Lounge, the social network for athletes, gives players and coaches the ability to coordinate, communicate, and showcase themselves in a professional manner.