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20 Companies
STATS
Software • Sports
As the world’s leading sports data and technology company, STATS powers sports. We're trusted by more than 800 clients globally to enhance fan engagement and maximize team performance by analyzing sports data from more than 100,000 games a year with unrivaled speed and accuracy. We power sports on and off the field with big data and deep learning.

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+15
260
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Catch Co.
eCommerce • Sports
The Catch Co. creates a simplified and irresistible shopping experience that curates the right gear at the right time to the right anglers—at a fraction of the cost of traditional retail. Incumbent retailers drive anglers mad with intimidating and confusing product assortments, causing customers to waste hundreds of dollars on gear they don’t know...

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+19
28
Local Employees
Chicago
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4FRONT
Agency • Big Data
We’re inventors, marketers, sports enthusiasts, creatives and strategists who like to go BIG. We work with properties large and small to generate the solutions that drive results and revenue. Corporate Sponsorships. Digital Executions. Innovative Strategies.

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+10
18
Local Employees
Chicago
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Double Good Technologies
eCommerce • Mobile
Youth sports and extracurricular activities are becoming more expensive, and every day it’s pricing out more and more families from the critical benefits of participation. The technology we’re building solves this problem in an industry that has yet to be disrupted.
10
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
SuperTailgate
Travel • Sports
SuperTailgate is the US’s largest sports travel site, enabling travelers to “Make Gameday Perfect!” SuperTailgate provides fans a complete guide to every single stadium in the NFL, MLB, NASCAR, NBA, NHL, CFL, MLS, AAA + AA Baseball, College Football, Basketball & select high profile special events! Check us out and make your next Gameday...
3
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
SRAM, LLC
Fitness • Sports
SRAM LLC is one of the world's largest suppliers of components to the bike industry. Established in Chicago in 1987, SRAM continues to promote cycling through its products, its advocacy, and its employees who are dedicated to improving the cycling experience. Today, SRAM employs more than 3,800 people in 15+ locations across 15+ countries.
150
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Zcruit
Sports
We’re Zcruit, a Chicago-based startup that helps college sports teams recruit more efficiently. In the 1.5 years since our launch, we’ve added 40 D1 football teams as clients. While we’re currently focused on conquering football, we have our sights set on being the go-to platform that enables college coaches across all sports to find recruits.

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+12
5
Local Employees
Chicago
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OptionIt
Events • Sports
OptionIt gives loyal fans access to the most anticipated events of the year. It's a fan-centric, low-cost, no obligation solution where venues see more revenue.

Flexible Work Schedule
Casual Dress
9
Local Employees
Chicago
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Sportdecals
eCommerce • Sports
The company history began in 1972 creating helmet decals and growing to other custom vinyl products, then custom screen printed apparel and primarily using mailed catalogs. The company is heading in a new direction. Putting the website first as a mode of communication and focusing sales to high school teams.
100
Local Employees
Spring Grove
Location
Subme
Sports
Subme is a mobile platform that allows users to easily play recreational sports league games and pickup games nearby. Teams use Subme to find subs each week and add new players to their roster on a permanent basis.
2
Local Employees
Chicago
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Lateral Edge
Sports
We focus on lateral movement. Some sports require lateral strength to be faster, but every sport requires lateral strength in order to be agile. It's our mission to teach a high energy fitness class that uses the slide board properly and gives an edge for our clients. We encourage anyone who wants a great full body workout to try our program.
2
Local Employees
Winnetka
Location
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA)
Sports
NCSA is the world’s largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network. Our team of former college coaches and athletes leverages 17 years of exclusive data, proprietary matching algorithms, and personal relationships to connect tens of thousands of student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 31 sports.
300
Local Employees
Chicago
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Catapult
Sports
Catapult empowers coaches globally with scientifically-validated metrics for the advancement of athlete performance.
Arena
Sports
Arena is the go-to place for sports fans to watch and chat about the best moments from live events.
FlashFrame
Fitness • Sports
Flashframe is a photo sharing platform that allows you to sell and buy photos from special events at market low prices.
4
Local Employees
Chicago
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Turfmapp
Sports
We want to bring people who love playing soccer closer together by connecting them through a centralized network of soccer facilities. Our mission is to create something that would let you play anytime, anywhere.
Pro Stock Hockey
eCommerce • Sports
With Pro Stock Hockey you can expect the best in high-quality, professional, affordable hockey gear. With top name brands like Bauer, CCM, Warrior, Easton and Vaughn in stock and being sold at discount prices; there is little reason to shop anywhere but Pro Stock Hockey for all your equipment needs.
Downers Grove
Location
Wilson
Sports
Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high performance sports equipment, apparel and accessories. Since 1914, Wilson has been on the mission to help athletes everywhere reach their true potential.
Chicago
Location
Rise
Sports
We’re on a mission to help elite athletes sleep better to achieve their potential. Improving sleep impacts all aspects of mind and body.
AraJoy
Sports
AraJoy gives football teams insight into their performance by filming practices with autonomous drones.
Atlanta
Location

Sports Jobs in Chicago

Architect/Lead Engineer

Double Good Technologies
Chicago
2 days ago
Manage the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects. Have an active role in crafting technical and product strategy. Actively participate within sprints by contributing code towards development tasks. Hold your own in technical discussions, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence. Lead, grow, and inspire a small talented team of engineers, both remote and on-site, focused on building and managing core front-end and backend services. Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement. Set code quality standards and enforce them through automatic processes as well as through code reviews.

Director of Customer Success

Zcruit
Chicago
2 days ago
+13
We’re Zcruit, a Chicago-based startup that helps college sports teams recruit more efficiently. In the year and a half since launching our software platform, we’ve added 40 Division 1 football teams as clients, including Clemson, USC, Notre Dame, Michigan, and Texas. While we’re currently focused on conquering football, we have our sights set on being the go-to platform that enables college coaches across all sports to find prospective student

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learnin…

STATS
Chicago
2 days ago
+16
Develop new ideas into AI/ML driven products using our wealth of sports data. Engage with domain experts as well as senior leaders and engineers to effectively deliver interpretable results. Deal with enormous amounts of unstructured data, and developing solutions in a distributed setting.

Staff Accountant

STATS
Chicago
4 days ago
+16
Review and approve customer contracts from the Sales ERP system in relation to the Finance function. Ensure customer contracts meet the appropriate criteria for revenue recognition per US GAAP. Review customer invoices to ensure accuracy. Correspond with Sales and Administrative functions in regards to Finance requirements on customer contracts.

Site Reliability Engineer

STATS
Chicago
6 days ago
+16
Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is an engineering discipline that combines software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. The main function of the SRE team is to be responsible for the availability, performance, monitoring, and incident response for STATS' internally critical and our customer-facing systems. What You'll Do: Engage in and improve the whole life cycle of services
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