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Who We Are

“I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.”
Mia Hamm, Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist

We specialize in websites and mobile apps for sports teams and clubs

Our websites are designed with the coach and athlete in mind. We want updates to be easy and content to be relevant. Parents and fans can find everything they need on the NEXT PLAY platform.

Team Website

Powerful tools to build your sports team or club website.

Sports Data

Easily add data from your own club, conference or league.


A suite of features to make updating and sharing easier.

Event Management

Fixture and results for competitive teams and athletes.

Club Management

Advanced features to manage your club and its members.

Automated Stats

Fully customizable variables and equations for data-driven sites.
Craig Allen, NEXT PLAY Founder

Craig Allen

As a former coach and team manager it was important for me to always have clear communication with my players and parents. When developing NEXT PLAY, my goal was to provide teams and clubs a platform that was easy to use and edit, while providing parents and fans key and useful information.

We are located in the
Greater St. Louis Area

Meet the Team

Craig Allen, NEXT PLAY Founder

Craig Allen

Founder and Head Coach

Favorite sports: Soccer, basketball, swimming, volleyball and golf

Craig graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with undergraduate degrees in Business Finance and Business Education. After graduation, he began a career in education as a Computer Science teacher, as well as, a basketball coach. However, it was during his early years in the classroom where he developed a new passion for web development and technology. Craig also has his Master of Science in Sports Management.

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