SAN DIEGO, CA - July 8, 2008 - The Active Network, Inc. (Active), a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, today announced that it has acquired Hodgson’s Hurricanes, Inc. and certain assets of T&C Products, Inc., which collectively operate under the name HY-TEK Sports Software®, the leading software and services provider to over 95 percent of the swimming and track & field clubs, schools and organizations in the United States.
HY-TEK Sports Software offers a wide range of solutions to the swimming and track & field communities, including team management, meet management, athlete training and performance enhancement, database support and administrative tracking. Its products are used by more than 20,000 professional leagues (USA Track & Field and USA Swimming), national governing bodies, and high schools and colleges in over 30 countries around the world.
“We have invested 25 years of our life in HY-TEK Sports Software and are confident that a company, like Active, with the same values and vision for the future will take us to the next level,” said Tom Taylor, co-founder of HY-TEK Sports Software. “Active has built strong endurance and team sports divisions, and we feel that our software will integrate perfectly.”
For more than a year, Active and HY-TEK Sports Software have worked together to improve the offerings made available to HY-TEK Sports Software’s customers by integrating Active’s online registration, marketing services and data collection with HY-TEK Sports Software’s desktop software applications. The acquisition is expected to provide customers with a single comprehensive software solution to meet their needs as well as access to Active’s extensive marketing resources.
“The Active Network is strongly committed to providing the best possible services to both the swimming and track & field communities in order to maximize participation,” stated Eric McCue, general manager of ActiveEndurance, a division of The Active Network. “The acquisition of HY-TEK Sports Software gives us the opportunity to combine our services while continuing to introduce new technologies and strengthen our offerings.”
About HY-TEK Sports Software
HY-TEK Sports Software® branded products offer the very finest in software products and services for Swimming and Track & Field. These products include computer software for meet management, team management, business management, athlete training and performance enhancement, administrative and statistical tracking software for the individual athlete, web-based interactive Searchable Database support for sports organizations (TEAM MANAGER Online), and PDA based products for Palm OS devices.
About The Active Network, Inc.
The Active Network delivers integrated technology solutions, marketing services and online media properties that encourage and enable participation in activities and events. For more information, please visit www.ActiveNetwork.com.
Tina Wilmott, The Active Network, Inc.
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