Orlando City Soccer Club Preparing for Major League Soccer with Match Analysis Video and Technical Analysis Tools
Match Analysis Supplies State-of-the-Art Tools as Coaching Staff Plans AheadFor Immediate Release: March 7, 2014 ORLANDO, Florida - Orlando City Soccer Club today announced they have signed a multi-year agreement with California based Match Analysis providing the club with access to their advanced video and statistical analysis tools. Announced as a Major League Soccer expansion franchise for 2015, Orlando City SC are now in the process of developing every aspect of the club's infrastructure in preparation for their inaugural season in MLS. Paul McDonough, new Senior Vice President, Soccer Operations and Head Coach Adrian Heath will be responsible for ensuring that the coaching systems, playing personnel and all aspects of their soccer operations are geared up to make sure the club is immediately competitive when they make the step up to the top tier in the American soccer pyramid. A major advancement in their program will be the implementation of Match Analysis's market leading product suite. During 2014 Orlando City will use the tools for scouting and player identification. The technical staff will have access to video and statistical analysis data from every MLS match provided via Match Analysis's Mambo Studio software, K2 Panoramic Video and complete touch-by-touch player video through Match Analysis's Tango Online. "The systems and plans we put in place during 2014 are critical in ensuring we are a competitive force in MLS" said Heath. "We intend to take full advantage of the tools and services Match Analysis provide to identify and secure suitable players, whilst also analyzing everything possible on all our future opponents." Paul McDonough added "We are raising the professionalism of every aspect within the club as we plan ahead for joining MLS. Incorporating the Match Analysis products now ensures we are using the most state of the art system in preparation for 2015, giving us a significant competitive advantage as we aim to win another USL Pro title in 2014." "It is fantastic that Orlando City Soccer Club have selected Match Analysis to provide their video and statistical analysis as they plan ahead for MLS and we look forward to being involved during such an exciting time for the club." said Mark Brunkhart, President of Match Analysis. "The fact the club chose us over competitors is further proof how our products are considered a must have for clubs looking to ensure they have the most technologically advanced tools available." About Match Analysis Match Analysis is the leading pioneer in high performance analytical tools for soccer (football). Over the past decade, Match Analysis has worked with almost every top club in North America and top media outlets including the New York Times coverage of the 2010 World Cup. In 2013, Match Analysis's K2 Panoramic Video Camera System was implemented in every stadium in Major League Soccer and Liga MX. Current Match Analysis clients include all 18 Liga MX clubs in Mexico, 16 MLS clubs, the United States and Mexican national teams, and a wide array of college and amateur sides. Match Analysis offers a comprehensive suite of tools and services including video indexing and archiving, statistical analysis, live data collection, player tracking, fitness reports and performance analysis. About Orlando City Soccer Club Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) is Major League Soccer's newest expansion team. The club will begin play in MLS in 2015, becoming the league's 21st club. The Lions' first team has won two USL PRO regular season titles and two postseason championships and will continue play in USL PRO in 2014 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Outside of the first squad, OCSC also has a youth club, Orlando City Youth Soccer (OCYS) and a U-23 team that participates in the PDL. For more information on the pro and youth clubs, visit www.OrlandoCitySC.com and www.OrlandoCityYouth.org.
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