Thanks to Andrew Banasik, Digital Services Manager for Participation at the National Rugby League for doing an awesome job in answering all the questions.

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About Andrew Banasik

Andrew Banasik is the Digital Services Manager for Participation at the National Rugby League.

Prior to his current role, Andrew worked with the Country Rugby League coordinating the administration of Senior and Junior Rugby League in Western Region. This eventually led him to joining the National Rugby League as Club and Competition Coordinator for NRL Victoria where he was also a team manager for the Senior Men’s Combined Affiliated States Team Representative Team.

Andrew moved on to the sales side of sports after almost two years at the NRL but after a while, he still found himself going back to the league he loved. He is now the manager of the NRL’s digital services for broad participation of the community and leads the improvement of digital services for the benefit of leagues, clubs, participants and volunteers. He also oversees the management of participation specific systems and applications as well as the league’s other participation digital needs.

Connect with Andrew Banasik on Twitter @andrewbanasik, LinkedIn and Slack @Andrew Banasik

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Q&A Highlight

Liam Bednarski question for Andrew Banasik

Andrew Banasik:

Hi @liambednarski, we provide many reports to our admins which include participation trends, accreditation compliance, forecasting plus whatever the administrators need! The uptake has been impressive thus far. We are very fortunate to have a Digital Services Education Team around the country which assist the administrators on the Digital systems (including reporting). This has assisted with the roll out and utilization of the reports.

Data quality is a difficult task as I am sure you are familiar with also! I think making the administrators aware of the value of the data is key to ensure there is greater ownership on this. I think having the live reports will assist with this also. In addition, compulsory registration and ensuring data captured within the registration process is relevant.

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