Mutual Commitment to Community and Grassroots Sport
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WASHINGTON, PA (February 23, 2022) — As spring baseball and softball get underway and families everywhere return to America’s pastime, PONY Baseball and Softball and MOJO today announced a multi-year, strategic partnership to support PONY’s 90,000 youth coaches and 500,000 baseball and softball families worldwide with the award-winning MOJO app.
Featuring high-quality video content, MOJO will empower PONY coaches to plan fun, effective practices in seconds, with activities that are customizable for the age, skill level, and preferences of each PONY team and player. As Major League Baseball’s Trusted Grassroots Coaching App, MOJO’s baseball and softball offering was built in close consultation with Major League Baseball, and includes hundreds of practice activities, practice plans, how-to videos, instructional articles, and other educational content. All of the content on the MOJO app is created in consultation with top child development and youth sports experts.
“Coaching education is a key component to a successful baseball and softball experience,” stated Abraham Key, President and CEO of PONY Baseball and Softball. “MOJO has assembled the tools for all coaches and parents, regardless of experience, to create a better opportunity for our PONY participants.”
“We are so excited to begin working with PONY’s member leagues and their volunteer coaches around the world,” said Tom Arnett, Chief Customer Officer of MOJO. “PONY is such an institution in youth baseball and softball, and our goal is to make sure that every one of their players experiences the magic of the game. That starts with equipping all of their volunteer coaches with world-class coaching tools.”
PONY leagues, coaches, and families can take advantage of this new partnership starting today, just in time for the first pitch of the spring 2022 season.
The MOJO app is available on iOS and Android platforms. To learn more about MOJO, visit mojo.sport or follow MOJO on social media via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.To learn more about how MOJO can help your league or organization, visit www.mojo.sport/organizations.
MOJO is on a mission to make youth sports more fun for everyone – one kid, one coach, one team at a time. Launched in February 2021, MOJO is a robust digital platform that empowers parents who coach youth sports to bring world-class training to the largest pool of players in the world – kids aged 13 and under. Supporting more than 250,000 families in its first year, MOJO believes that youth sports has the power to transform lives, not just for the kids on the field but the coaches and parents on the sidelines. MOJO is committed to equity, inclusion and helping to level the playing field for kids everywhere. MOJO’s partnerships include MLB, the NBA, NFL FLAG, FC Barcelona, US Youth Soccer, SAY Soccer, Positive Coaching Alliance and more. For more information, visit www.mojo.sport.
ABOUT PONY BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL
PONY Baseball and Softball is an international amateur youth baseball and girls softball organization, headquartered in Washington, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1951, PONY has over 500,000 annual participants ages 5-18 in baseball and girl’s softball. The name PONY comes from the acronym, Protect Our Nation’s Youth. Member leagues are designed as a method of community action to help young people develop into better adults through participation in organized and supervised recreation. For more information contact PONY Baseball and Softball at P.O. Box 225, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301, by phone at (724) 225-1060, fax at (724) 225-9852 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our website is www.pony.org.