NI app helping sports teams up their game

A Portadown entrepreneur is set to take the internet by storm in 2012 with a new iPad app that helps sports teams to improve their performance.

Sports analyst Danny Turley, aged 25, has developed the Performa Sports app, which allows coaches and performance analysts to monitor how a team is faring during a match and respond accordingly.

Danny said: “Small margins make all the difference in sport. Whatever level they are playing at, teams are constantly looking at ways to capitalise on those margins.

“With Performa Sports, teams can generate data that makes it easy to spot the areas of the game that can help them to win the match while it is still in progress.”

Danny began developing Performa Sports during his work as a performance analyst with the Armagh County GAA team. He was keen to create a tool that would allow him to pass statistical observations to coaches in real-time so they could make an impact on the match. Continue reading