Based on your feedback, we’ve learned that group recognitions, like our recent Peyton Picks program, as well and the Finch’s Favorites and Alexander’s Greats contests have been a hit on Weplay. You also said you’d like to see more of these initiatives celebrating groups. We agree.
Everyday, the Weplay Team is overjoyed by the quality, content and sportsmanship promoted by our teams, tournaments and leagues. In an effort to better highlight these groups, we’ll post a weekly Spotlight award.
We want to thank you all for demonstrating just how valuable a youth sports community can be both on the field and online. It doesn’t take the savviest web user to build and run a strong group on Weplay. But it does require the enthusiasm and commitment of your players, parents, coaches and fans. So to all you vibrant groups on Weplay, we can’t wait to put your team under the Spotlight!
Our first Group Spotlight is shinning on the Edison High School Distance Squad.
This cross-country squad, lead by former distance competitor, Jeanne Formosa, is truly an asset here on Weplay. To be honest, the running community does not yet have the sports like football or soccer on Weplay. But the Edison runners have been such active performers, that their group page can’t be missed.
The group members are involved, their photo and video uploads are consistent and varied and they’ve used the documents, calendar and messages modules all season. Even better, this is the second-time around for Coach Formosa and her distance squad. The lady runners were an excellent new addition to Weplay back in 2008 and their 2009 season was even more successful. Plus the girls not only maintained their team page throughout the year, they ventured out and explored Weplay as athletes independent of their group. And why not? There is so much running and conditioning advice and conversation to share.
Coach Fermosa was even nominated and awarded the Weplay Coach of the Week honor earlier this year. Great job ladies. The Spotlight is on you!