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STATS - Introduction to Football Analytics - NEWCASTLE
Sat, 1 Apr 2017, 10:00 – Sun, 2 Apr 2017, 17:00 BST
STATS' Introduction to Sports Analytics is an accessible first step for those interested in using sports data. Taught with real performance data, attendees will learn the theory and software skills needed to begin using data and statistics in football.
Following the course, attendees will be able to use data to benchmark players and teams, and to reliably answer performance questions on a number of topics applicable to professional sport.
There are no pre-requisites for attendance. It is recommended that you have a basic understanding of Excel, although this is not required.
Understand how analytics is used in the professional club environment
Learn how to break down and analyse team and player performance using quantitative and qualitative methods
Use basic data analysis techniques to identify levels of performance
Create evidenced team, player and positional benchmark
Develop skills to present insights back to managers, coaches and players