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26 Companies
Catch Co.
eCommerce • Sports
The Catch Co. creates a simplified and irresistible shopping experience that curates the right gear at the right time to the right anglers—at a fraction of the cost of traditional retail. Incumbent retailers drive anglers mad with intimidating and confusing product assortments, causing customers to waste hundreds of dollars on gear they don’t know...

Dental Benefits
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+19
28
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
STATS
Software • Sports
As the world’s leading sports data and technology company, STATS powers sports. We're trusted by more than 800 clients globally to enhance fan engagement and maximize team performance by analyzing sports data from more than 100,000 games a year with unrivaled speed and accuracy. We power sports on and off the field with big data and deep learning.

Disability Insurance
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+15
260
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Life Fitness
Fitness • Internet of Things
For more than 45 years, Life Fitness has been dedicated to creating fitness solutions that benefit both facilities and exercisers. Our mission to keep people active started with the Lifecycle exercise bike and continues with the widest range of cardio, strength and group training products in the fitness industry.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
+42
1700
Local Employees
Rosemont
Location
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA)
Software • Sports
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) is the world’s largest and most successful college athletic recruiting network. NCSA leverages proprietary technology and data with professional expertise and personal relationships, connecting hundreds of thousands of college-bound student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 34 sports....

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+24
350
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
E15 Group
Food • Machine Learning
We apply an analytical mindset to our partner's businesses and help enhance performance in every facet of their operations. We thrive on empowering our partners to manage complexity by harnessing the data they have to gain the insights they need. Services include Data Services, Emerging Tech, Consumer Insights, AI, Partner Strategy, & Consulting.

Friends outside of work
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
+30
38
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
OptionIt
Events • Sports
OptionIt gives loyal fans access to the most anticipated events of the year. It's a fan-centric, low-cost, no obligation solution where venues see more revenue.

Flexible Work Schedule
Casual Dress
9
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Zcruit
Sports
We’re Zcruit, a Chicago-based startup that helps college sports teams recruit more efficiently. In the 1.5 years since our launch, we’ve added 40 D1 football teams as clients. While we’re currently focused on conquering football, we have our sights set on being the go-to platform that enables college coaches across all sports to find recruits.

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+12
5
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
4FRONT
Agency • Big Data
We’re inventors, marketers, sports enthusiasts, creatives and strategists who like to go BIG. We work with properties large and small to generate the solutions that drive results and revenue. Corporate Sponsorships. Digital Executions. Innovative Strategies.

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+10
18
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Xmera Inc
Greentech • Hardware
We are a team of young, but experienced entrepreneurs who believe in the future of smart urban mobility, and also in the advance of science in integrating the brain and body’s biomarkers with the mechanics and electronics of the most beloved mode of green transportation – the bicycle.
1
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Pro Stock Hockey
eCommerce • Sports
With Pro Stock Hockey you can expect the best in high-quality, professional, affordable hockey gear. With top name brands like Bauer, CCM, Warrior, Easton and Vaughn in stock and being sold at discount prices; there is little reason to shop anywhere but Pro Stock Hockey for all your equipment needs.
Downers Grove
Location
Stadium
News + Entertainment • Sports
Stadium is a new, fully programmed, multi-platform sports network that brings together exclusive live game and event coverage, extensive highlights, classic games, original programming, and daily live studio programming. Stadium includes a 24/7 linear feed distributed across both digital and broadcast platforms. Welcome to the Game.

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+11
115
Local Employees
Chicago
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Digital Golf Technologies
Other • Sports
Digital Golf Technologies enhances the traditions of golf by adding excitement to every round.
Double Good Technologies
eCommerce • Mobile
Youth sports and extracurricular activities are becoming more expensive, and every day it’s pricing out more and more families from the critical benefits of participation. The technology we’re building solves this problem in an industry that has yet to be disrupted.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
+5
10
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Ticketmaster
eCommerce • Mobile
Our world-class engineers connect fans to live events through Ticketmaster’s cutting-edge tech. We’re always innovating & building new products, from our mobile apps to next-gen venue management software, open API platform & ticketmaster.com, one of the top e-commerce sites with over 27MM unique monthly visitors. JOIN US: ticketmaster.com

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
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Eat lunch together
+49
230
Local Employees
Lateral Edge
Sports
We focus on lateral movement. Some sports require lateral strength to be faster, but every sport requires lateral strength in order to be agile. It's our mission to teach a high energy fitness class that uses the slide board properly and gives an edge for our clients. We encourage anyone who wants a great full body workout to try our program.
2
Local Employees
Winnetka
Location
Arena
Sports
Arena is the go-to place for sports fans to watch and chat about the best moments from live events.
SRAM, LLC
Fitness • Sports
SRAM LLC is one of the world's largest suppliers of components to the bike industry. Established in Chicago in 1987, SRAM continues to promote cycling through its products, its advocacy, and its employees who are dedicated to improving the cycling experience. Today, SRAM employs more than 3,800 people in 15+ locations across 15+ countries.
150
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
AraJoy
Sports
AraJoy gives football teams insight into their performance by filming practices with autonomous drones.
Atlanta
Location
Wilson
Sports
Wilson Sporting Goods Co., a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high performance sports equipment, apparel and accessories. Since 1914, Wilson has been on the mission to help athletes everywhere reach their true potential.
Chicago
Location
FlashFrame
Fitness • Sports
Flashframe is a photo sharing platform that allows you to sell and buy photos from special events at market low prices.
4
Local Employees
Chicago
Location

Sports Jobs in Chicago

Product Director - Gaming and Sportsbook Services

STATS
Chicago
3 days ago
+16
Overview: STATS is looking for a proven Product Director in the Gaming and Sportsbook space to join our team. The position will be based in our Chicago office, with remote work considered for exceptional candidates. In this role, you will be the market expert tasked with identifying business opportunities and synthesizing them into a product vision and comprehensive product portfolio. You will be responsible for deciding which products to pursue

Site Reliability Engineer

STATS
Chicago
3 days ago
+16
Site Reliability Engineering(SRE) is an engineering discipline that combines software and systemsengineering to build and run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerantsystems. The main function of the SRE team is to be responsible for theavailability, performance, monitoring, and incident response for STATS'internally critical and our customer-facing systems. What You'll Do: Engage in and improve the whole life cycle of services-from

Software Quality Engineer

Life Fitness
Northwest Suburbs
4 days ago
+43
We are looking for a software test engineer to support our growing Agile based product development activities on our fitness equipment software. The ideal candidate should be willing to work on manual and automation testing and should have the ability to handle interruptions while fluidly switching between several assignments.   RESPONSIBILITIES The engineer must be able to perform the following: Familiar with Software-as-a-Service model

Product Owner

STATS
Chicago
4 days ago
+16
Overview: STATS is looking for a proven Product Owner to join our team. The position will be based in our Chicago headquarters. In this role, you will be the ultimate product expert, tasked with defining and delivering market-leading products. You will be responsible for determining the specific features that make up the product, prioritizing them, and delivering them. As a Product Owner, you will integrate within the agile development team and

Embedded Android Developer

Life Fitness
Northwest Suburbs
5 days ago
+43
It is our people behind life’s passions who will make the big difference. If you are interested in becoming part of a company that delivers market leading products, driving your own career and working with brands committed to active lifestyles, then you’ve found your fit.     GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for the performance of professional work in research, development, design, testing, analysis, production, construction, maintenance,
Live your purpose. Work your passion.