9th January 2019 | Chicago, USA


Focused on the unique landscape and structure of North American soccer, this event connects this continent’s analytics industry, showcasing how data and analytics can be applied to inform decision-making across squad selection, player recruitment and performance analysis.

Launched in 2018, OptaProSoccer attracts federations, leagues and teams from across MLS, USL and NWSL. The 2019 event attracted over 100 delegates from across the industry.

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VIDEO: OptaPro presents at #OptaProSoccer

Head of OptaPro Ben Mackriell and data analyst Tom Worville introduced an innovative phases of play framework at the #OptaProSoccer Conference.

VIDEO: Paul Carr presents at #OptaProSoccer Conference

Paul Carr from TruMedia Networks delivers a data visualisation masterclass, outlining best practice for presenting key performance insights.

VIDEO: American Soccer Analysis presents at #OptaProSoccer Conference

Eliot McKinley and Kevin Minkus, representing American Soccer Analysis, present their successful hackathon project at the 2019 #OptaProSoccer Conference.

Previous Events

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BLOG: Sloan and the ‘State of the Union’ in sports analytics

PODCAST: #OptaProSoccer and interview with Paul Carr

“#OptaProSoccer is a great event. The speakers are fantastic and the conversations you strike up between them are illuminating. As someone who uses Opta data on a daily basis, this event was a no-brainer and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.”

Sean Steffen

Data Analyst, Houston Dynamo