Join NCSA on December 7th from 11 am - 12 pm as we dive into the world of athletic data analysis with Illinois' Director of Athletics Josh Whitman, Head Baseball Coach Dan Hartleb, Assistant Football Coach Kingsley Osei-Asibey, Associate Athletic Director Randy Ballard, Associate Director of Athletics, Sports Technology Nick Rogers, and NCSA's own Rob Sisneros. Register here.
Through the hour-long panel, we'll discuss the future of data analytics at the NCAA level, focusing on everything from analytics to visualization.
- 11 am: Brief welcome/introduction from Director of Athletics Josh Whitman
- 11:05-11:30 am: Panelist overview of the need for and benefits of scientific data analysis and visualization in collegiate athletics from their perspectives.
- 11:30-11:45 am: Q+A
- 11:45 am-12:00 pm: Audience Q+A
As the Big Data revolution moves forward, it has become increasingly critical to harness predictive technology for use in collegiate athletics. Data is now being collected on everything from individual player biometrics to a myriad of team statistics in order to improve training, performance and outcomes for the modern athlete. Sophisticated data analytics are also a necessary tool to improve the fan experience while attending athletic events. The panel will discuss their own experiences and observations of scientific data analysis and visualization in athletics as well as future trends.