Georgia Tech’s ‘SPorts Research INnovation & Technology’ program (SPRINT)

Advancing Atlanta as a World Leader in SPorts Research, INnovation & Technology
Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech Institute for People and Technology
Georgia Tech Athletics
Georgia Tech Research Institute

By drawing on expertise across the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Tech Athletics, Atlanta professional sports teams and industry partners, SPRINT is fulfilling our vision of making Atlanta the global leader in SPorts Research, INnovation & Technology.


The Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.  Georgia Tech’s SPRINT has access to a tremendous breadth and depth of SPORTS related research, innovation, technology and expertise across campus and the greater Atlanta area.


Athlete Health & Wellbeing
  • injury prevention, diagnosis, and management
  • strength and conditioning
  • rest, recovery, and regeneration
  • hydration and nutrition
  • apparel & equipment design and safety
Wearables & Analytics
  • wearable sensor technology and data collection-capture
  • performance analysis, sport optimization
  • individual and team analytics
  • talent evaluation


  • In-Game Engagement
  • Relationship Management
  • Segmentation
  • Communications
  • Sales
  • Customer Marketing

Fan Engagement


  • Ticketing
  • Game Day Operations
    • Parking
    • Security
    • Concessions
    • Ingress/Egress
    • Venue Management

Highlighted Research, News & Events

February 2021 For the third year in a row, GT Athletics hosted a Sports Innovation Hackathon (virtual for 2021).  [A Hackathon is a design sprint-like event; often, in which computer programmers,...
GT Football Catapult
Picture a football player coming back from a torn knee ligament. To judge whether he’s ready to get back on the field, the standard evaluation might entail a medical examination and testing,...
Strength and conditioning has become a data-driven enterprise. Innovative devices and software help coaches understand their athletes’ limits, monitor progress and assist in recovery. They’ve...
Pitch Analytics Baseball
Pitch by pitch this fall, Jonathan Hughes fired his four-seam fastball in the Georgia Tech bullpen. With each toss, a readout of the Georgia Tech senior’s spin efficiency popped up on an iPad. Along...
GT Sports Innovation Symposium 2.0
For the second year in a row Georgia Tech hosted a semi-private gathering bringing together Georgia Tech, the Atlanta professional teams, and corporate partners to create an increased awareness and...
Sports Physiology: Optimizing the Human Machine!
The Exercise Physiology Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, directed by Dr. Mindy Millard-Stafford examines nutritional and training interventions that improve sport performance. Her group...