Fasttrack Scouting Partners with To Help Amateur Athletes Take their Game to the

June 28, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Lake Mary, FL - Fasttrack Scouting, Inc., the owner and operator of, has ventured into a cross-promotional partnership with, the leading online sports ranking service, to add a new dimension to their athletic recruiting model. Fasttrack Scouting is focused on helping student athletes at all talent levels, in over 20 different sports, maximize their exposure to coaches and scouts, network with athletes, coaches and fans and gain access to recruitment tools and services. With Florida Prospects’ experience and reputation in providing coaches with expert insight into Florida’s top-ranking athletes, Fasttrack Scouting will now be able to offer athletes and members a more in-depth opportunity to maximize their competitive edge by showcasing their achievements, statistics and goals in a free competitive sports and athletic recruitment information portal.

“Florida Prospects and Fasttrack Scouting are like-minded entities,” said Robert Sumpter, Director of Florida Prospects. “We’re excited to partner with an organization that has similar goals of providing superior information and resources to the athletic community of players, coaches and fans.” features an incredible amount of sports recruitment information, tools and services. For athletes and teams, the site offers not only a venue to showcase their athletic and academic resumes including statistics, awards and video footage of games and practices, it also keeps them informed on the ins and outs of the recruitment process. The site provides members with email, text messaging and live chat capabilities with other Fasttrack members including coaches and fans. Plus members receive a professionally designed web profile and URL so they can direct others to their own homepage. Additionally, event planners can post upcoming events and tournaments and an entire section is devoted to scholarships, NCAA guidelines, deadlines, downloadable forms and other information that impacts competitive sports.

For coaches and athletic departments, is an invaluable tool that high school and collegiate coaches use to identify the nation’s top athletic talent. They can search through the easy-to-navigate Fasttrack database to scout and connect directly with athletes. Coaches can even post their own personal or team profiles on the site featuring their career and game statistics, team roster, and schedule.

" is the next generation in athletic recruitment,” said Erika Raia, President of Fasttrack Scouting, Inc. “The site provides a professional environment in which the athletes, coaches, parents and fans can communicate in a private or public forum and share information before, during and after the recruitment process.”