Theme (2018)

The 39th McMaster World Congress highlighted the theme of Sports Analytics, producing a turnout of over 4000 student delegates attending 13 sessions.

Notable industry professionals discussed the pursuit of sports analytics to allow students to gain knowledge in various aspects of the job. Sports analytics is a broad spectrum that involves gaining a competitive edge in regards to both on and off field production.

It enables coaches to gain knowledge about opponent tendencies, as well as letting them obtain a study on a specific player.  Sports analytics also aids in the creation of a teams playbook, providing valuable information about each individual players strengths and weaknesses, allowing for possibilities of better performance in the future.


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