US youth sports industry grapples with heavy Covid-19 uncertainty

LeagueApps president Jeremy Goldberg and Gators Baseball Academy partner Joe Lopez speak to SportBusiness’ US Editor Eric Fisher on the state of the $19bn American youth sports industry amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, one grappling with many of the same heavy impacts from the continued hiatus as the professional and major college ranks, but typically without the revenue support of long-term media and sponsorship contracts.

Both Goldberg and Lopez are also involved in a newly formed national-level coalition advocating for youth sports. That effort has since grown substantially in size and received a boost from a bipartisan group of Congressional leaders.

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