As technology becomes more and more a part of the business landscape it has become clear that analytics in business is no longer just a competitive advantage but a necessity for sustainable success. The exposure and real world application of seeing sports and academics gives students an opportunity to be able to learn and understand the importance of data and how it influences decisions.
Students will be introduced to the concepts of data, working with data, collecting data, applying technology and data to improve the game. The program ties learning STEM skills to sports starting with the collection of sports statistics for analysis, extends the school day for participants and inspires learning through the catalyst of sports.
- Students will learn and practice baseball concepts while collecting data
Interact with Knights players and see a day in the life of a professional player
Meet with the business office and marketing teams of the Charlotte Knights organization
Attend a Knights game and collect player stats
Location: Charlotte Knights Stadium (324 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC 28202)
Registration Fee: $0 – Powered by LendingTree Foundation!
Date: Thursday, June 2
Time: 4 PM – 9 PM
Ages: 9 – 13