Sports & Recreation Visionary Receives 2021 JA Impact Award

Coach Reiss
by Coach Reiss
February 24th, 2021

PlayyOn’s Founder of Its Revolutionary Sport and Recreation Management Platform Receives 2021 JA Impact Award

PlayyOn’s founder SallyAnn Reiss has been honored with the 2021 JA Impact Award for the outstanding social impact their software solutions are having on the community. 

SallyAnn Reiss is the CEO of PlayyOn, an online platform for managing amateur sports and recreation.  PlayyOn provides a suite of online solutions for millions of organized events and programs all over the world providing a free-to-use platform for collecting online registrations, publishing schedules and centralizing communications.  The software supports the management needs of coaches and participants alike and is being used by a variety of activities including basketball, baseball, football, soccer, cheer, chess, robotics, sailing and more.  

Sally Ann developed her leadership skills on the founding of 5 successful startups, with key roles in operations, finance, and project management.  She started her entrepreneur career at TiVo, the pioneering digital video recording company.  Reiss has an authentic understanding of the challenges new entrepreneurs face in creating, marketing, and operating their own company from concept to business plan, financing, execution, and sales.  When asked about the award, Reiss said:

“I regard the work that the JA Organization does with great respect.  When young people are educated and empowered to feel like they can own their own destiny, they can start to influence cultural aspects of structural oppression and change the world for the better.”

The Junior Achievement Organization is the world’s largest organization that is driven by a mission to inspire and prepare young people for the global economy.  The JA Impact award is given to people who create a positive social impact on their community. Reiss will share her entrepreneurial experiences with Sarah Rapp from JA Worldwide and David Meltzer from the “2 minute Pitch” , live streaming on Thursday, February 25th at 8:45am PST via Instagram Live. 

IF you missed it, here is the link to the recorded interview. LINK

 

Contacts: JA Organization: sarah.rapp@jaworldwide.org   PlayyOn: info@playyon.com

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