The BDS Agency President, Brian D. Stanchak, announced today that Just Play Sports Solutions, which provides digital playbook and scouting tools combined with an interactive learning app for players, will be the Official Sponsor of the 2017 Head Coach Training Center. The Head Coach Training Center is an innovative conference designed for basketball coaches who desire to become a college Head Coach or a Head Coach at a higher collegiate level. HCTC17 will be held Sunday, May 21st to Tuesday, May 23rd at Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino & Resort in Wilkes-Barre, PA. 

“I am very excited to welcome Just Play Sports Solutions as the Official Sponsor of the 2017 Head Coach Training Center,” Stanchak said. “As I have always desired to form strategic partnerships with sponsors who could be of value to our attendees, Just Play is a tremendous addition to the HCTC. I spoke with a numerous The BDS Agency clients and others who use Just Play, all who spoke exceptionally high about their products and service. I have enjoyed learning about co-Founder Austin Barone’s vision for Just Play, and I look forward to helping them expose their growing brand to coaches.”

Just Play launched a football platform in January of 2015, and beta tested a basketball platform with the University of Kansas Men’s Basketball during the 2015-2016 season. Just Play is currently being utilized by teams across the country at all levels.

“In today’s digital world players learn differently, and most of the daily information they consume is on a mobile device,” said Austin Barone, co-Founder of Just Play. “Just Play allows coaches to integrate video from anywhere, prepare playbooks, automate scouting reports, and test players for understanding in an interactive learning environment. It’s the most efficient and effective way to better teach and coach a generation of digital learners.”

Barone continued, “We are very excited to work with Brian and the Head Coach Training Center. As a teaching tool for coaches, we are excited to grow with coaches throughout their careers, and not only facilitate their development, but gain insight from some of the best coaches in the country.”

To learn more about Just Play Sports Solutions, view their website here:

The 2017 Head Coach Training Center will teach coaches strategies to obtain a coveted college Head Coach position and be successful in that role, whether their goal is to become a Division I, II, or III Head Coach. Current Head Coaches from all levels will share stories about their individual career path to becoming a Head Coach, as well as what they learned during the search process and in the role. The HCTC will also feature Athletic Directors and other athletic administrators from all levels who will share with attendees how coaches can thrive in pursuing a Head Coach position and be successful once the position is obtained.

For more information on and to register for the Head Coach Training Center, visit