NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 17, 2018) – National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) announced a league-wide partnership with Youth Sports Media beginning with the 2018 season.
Youth Sports Media, Inc. (YSPN360), a Los Angeles based digital media company, produces and distributes youth sports instructional content via free membership at YSPN360.com. The league plans to cooperate with content production by engaging players and coaches with content creation.
“YSPN360 is proud to partner and support the NPF by bringing outstanding youth softball instructional content to the players, parents and coaches who love the sport,” said Lou Birdt, President. “Together, we hope to give aspiring fastpitch softball players the opportunity to dream big while providing them with the tools they need to reach their personal potential.”
“This is a partnership that enables the outstanding players and coaches of our league to directly interact with players, coaches and parents that will appreciate and be inspired by the content,” commented NPF Commissioner, Cheri Kempf. “Getting to this point, our players and coaches have amassed important and valuable experiences that can help others in individual development both on and off the field. YSPN360 will connect our elite level talent with the sport’s future, and we look forward to that.”
With more than 35 elite collegiate and professional coaches on staff, YSPN360 has created a true 360-degree approach to the development of players, parents and coaches. Exclusive instructional content covers topics including, skill & mechanical development, coaching strategies, coach and parental behavior modeling, nutrition, sports psychology and much more.
The NPF season Opening Day takes place on May 19th in St. Joseph, Missouri when the Aussie Spirit hosts the Beijing Shougang Eagles.
About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitch softball beyond their collegiate and amateur success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Aussie Spirit, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Chicago Bandits, Cleveland Comets and USSSA Pride for the 2018 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China; among them are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.