Former Florida Panthers CEO/Managing Partner Stu Siegel acquires NEXT Testing to complement recent acquisitions of RinkNet and ISS Hockey. NEXT Testing provides scientifically-based, standardized, elite on-ice and off-ice hockey testing technology and services.
October 10, 2013 [Guelph, Ontario] – NEXT Testing has been acquired by Siegel Enterprises. Siegel Enterprises has been building a portfolio of hockey technology, analytics and information based businesses over the past year, adding NEXT Testing to its recent acquisitions of RinkNet (www.RinkNet.com) and ISS Hockey (www.ISShockey.com).
NEXT Testing was founded in 2006 as a scientifically-based, standardized, elite testing service designed to evaluate hockey specific skills and athletic traits. Based on the most current science and sports research, NEXT Testing brings the latest technology, equipment and protocols to bear in assessing and analyzing athletic performance potential. The NEXT Testing Index (NTI) enables quick and easy worldwide comparisons between athlete testing results, so that all involved in a hockey player’s development (coaches, scouts, parents, etc.) can see how they compare to their peers, elite players and even NHL professionals.
“NEXT Testing is a revolutionary testing offering to the hockey world, utilizing the best in technology to deliver test data and analysis capabilities that are second to none”, says Stu Siegel, CEO of Siegel Enterprises. “For the first time, hockey players can see how they compare to their peers worldwide, elite players and even current NHL players when they were juniors.”
Stu Siegel is the former managing partner, CEO and NHL Governor of the Florida Panthers NHL hockey club. A serial entrepreneur in the information and technology space, he has served as the CEO and principal of several tech businesses, including most recently FreeCreditReport.com and eNeighborhoods.
“I am confident that NEXT Testing will be a great addition to the hockey technology business that Stu Siegel is building”, says NEXT Testing founder Chris Hornung. “I expect that the impressive customer bases and industry reputations of both RinkNet and ISS Hockey will propel NEXT Testing to the next level.”
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