MaxPreps and WIAA Partnership Background
While the WIAA’s partnership with MaxPreps has many benefits, the main goal is to collect and highlight member school information as efficiently as possible. Once team information is submitted to MaxPreps it will be automatically made available to the WIAA.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What WIAA initiatives will MaxPreps data power?
All information entered into MaxPreps is automatically sent to the WIAA to manage game results, stat leaderboards, state tournament brackets, RPI calculation, state records, media publications, media guides, and other important initiatives.
- What do coaches need to do?
Coaches are required to update their scores on MaxPreps and are requested to enter their stats after each game throughout the season. Coaches are also required to input their roster and team photo. Once boxscore information is entered into MaxPreps, the information can be sent to multiple media outlets with the click of a button using the Send Stats feature.
- What do athletic directors need to do?
Athletic directors simply need to clearly communicate with coaches to keep their scores and statistics updated on MaxPreps. ADs should direct any new coaches or coaches currently not using MaxPreps to contact MaxPreps at 800-329-7324 x1 or firstname.lastname@example.org, to sign up immediately.
- Which sports are included in the partnership?
The partnership includes Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball. Coaches from other sports, such as Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field and Wrestling may also choose to use MaxPreps’ free platform.
- How do I sign up to gain access to my administrative account on MaxPreps for the first time?
Coaches or Athletic Directors can follow this link to become a MaxPreps member and follow the prompts to request access.
- Is MaxPreps compatible with other stat programs?
In addition to MaxPreps’ own mobile, tablet and desktop tools, MaxPreps is compatible with more than 80 stat companies across multiple sports, which allows coaches to seamlessly import stats from those programs into MaxPreps. Click here to view MaxPreps stat partners.
Does MaxPreps have an app to manage team information?
Yes, the Teams by MaxPreps app allows coaches to quickly update a score on their phone right after the game. Coaches can also manage their schedule, stats, roster (including roster photos), team photos and communicate with their staff and athletes in the app. The free app can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store.
- Can coaches allow a team statistician or assistant coach to help manage their team information?
Yes! Once the coach has access to their team admin page, they can give other individuals access to their page to help keep their team information accurate.
- Who can I contact with additional questions?
Coaches/ADs may contact WIAA MaxPreps rep Josh Taylor at email@example.com or our Coach Support team as listed above in item #3, or search our support site at support.maxpreps.com for answers to specific questions.