FloSports Amplifies Hockey Expertise Adding Industry Veteran Marc Ruskin

Ruskin to expand content and coverage around 600+ college games on FloHockey.tv.

AUSTIN, Texas — October 7, 2019 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced that Marc Ruskin, Founder of Hockey TV (previously FASTHockey) and former President of HockeyTech has joined FloSports as an Advisor with a focus on FloHockey. With Ruskin’s experience in the sport, he will help drive growth and strategic development by ensuring that governing bodies, conferences, leagues, and teams capitalize on FloSports’ unique ability to showcase organizations and athletes through rich storytelling alongside live and on-demand content. Currently, FloHockey.tv provides live and on-demand content and coverage of more than 600 college games spanning across the Big Ten, Atlantic Hockey and WCHA.

Marc Ruskin has worked with nearly every hockey organization in North America. As a former hockey player, coach and on-ice official, Ruskin has deep experience within the sport and media, as well as the technology realm of the industry. In fact, Ruskin helped shape the current landscape through past roles at Pixellot and SportsEngine. At FloSports, Marc will support the development of new rights partnerships that will build upon FloHockey’s current schedule of live events that span across the pro, semi-pro, college, junior and youth levels.

“We are proud to have Marc Ruskin join the FloSports team,” Matt Bowlsby, FloSports Sr. Director of Rights Acquisition said. “With Marc’s experience and passion for the sport of hockey and its community of fans, we will continue to accelerate the growth of our hockey vertical through new partners and amplified content that subscribers both current and new can enjoy.”

“FloSports innovative approach to providing live and on-demand content and coverage while tackling the personalization of each of the 20+ sports they cover through storytelling really drew me to the company,” Marc Ruskin said. “It used to be an incredible feat to simply have your game broadcast online. Now, we want to tell the stories of the leagues, teams, and athletes that deserve our admiration.”

To access live and on-demand coverage of upcoming events visit FloHockey.tv to become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, the App Store, and Google Play Store.

Streaming more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans.

For more information, visit FloHockey.tv or FloSports.tv.

About FloSports

Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed OTT subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to tens of thousands of competitions across 20+ sports in the US and abroad. FloSports offers a growing library of more than 2,000 hours of premium content and owns exclusive broadcast rights to 4,000+ premier events, with over 1M hours live streamed since inception. The company has 250 employees and is based in Austin, TX.

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