Los Angeles, CA, April 01, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Kourts, Inc., (https://www.kourts.com) the leading booking and management software-as-a-service (SaaS) for tennis facilities, instructors and players aimed at growing the sport, announced the appointment of Brad Wills, former Chief Strategy Officer at MINDBODY, Inc., as an advisor.
“We are thrilled to have Brad join our advisory board and look forward to his wealth of knowledge and contributions,” said Walid Fattah, Co-founder & CEO of Kourts. “Brad brings both the expertise and vision to help us improve our business and technology. His experience within large-scale health & fitness SaaS marketplaces, and as an advisor to successful startups, will be invaluable as we continue to innovate and expand our footprint.”
“I am excited to work alongside Walid, Tim and the rest of the Kourts team to help grow the sport of tennis. Kourts is uniquely positioned to help clubs, instructors and players enjoy a better booking experience,” stated Mr. Wills.
Wills served as Chief Strategy Officer at MINDBODY for nearly five years, leading numerous functions and strategy through the company’s successful IPO. Most notably, he spearheaded and grew MINDBODY’s payments platform to $10B+ in annualized GMV and helped create new revenue streams including MINDBODY’s API Ecosystem and Marketplace. Throughout his career, Wills has influenced both global and American businesses focus on health tech, with an emphasis on affecting pricing and monetization models. Prior to Mindbody, he led corporate development at Active Network, another health and fitness SaaS marketplace company that went public in 2011.
“By drawing on his years of experience as an executive and thought leader in the industry, Brad will provide unique insights into how our technology can yield the highest benefit in terms of growing the adoption of both the Kourts platform and the sport of tennis,” expressed Tim Whelan, Co-Founder and COO of Kourts.
The U.S. tennis market is valued at over $6 billion with an estimated 18 million Americans who play, according to a 2017 report conducted by the Tennis Industry Association. The findings also showed a decrease in overall tennis participation but gains in facility and lesson revenue.
With the appointment of Mr. Wills, Kourts’ expansion to new markets, and upcoming product releases, the company is making strides in their mission of increasing tennis participation and disrupting the $6B U.S. tennis market.
Founded in 2016, Kourts (https://www.kourts.com) is the leading booking and club management software for tennis clubs across North America. Public and private tennis facilities use Kourts’ CRM, Instructor App, and Player App to operate, market, and grow their businesses. Consumers use the Kourts Marketplace to easily find, book, and pay for tennis courts and classes in their region. For more information on how Kourts is growing the sport of tennis, visit kourts.com.