Statistics in Sports
A Section of the American Statistical AssociationThe Section on Statistics in Sports (SIS) was founded during the 1992 Joint Statistical Meetings, filling a need to foster the development of statistics and its applications in sports. The mission of SIS has been to stimulate statistical research with an application to sports, promoting publications devoted to statistical theory and methodology and their application to statistics in sports, and to increase the availability of information concerning the science of statistics and its contribution to sports. Over the years, SIS has been active in cooperating with other organizations, both within and outside the American Statistical Association, fostering statistical education in sports, and, in general, making statistics accessible to individuals interested in sports.
Shane Jensen (Wharton School) and
Tracy Morris (University of Central Oklahoma)
are the 2015 Chair and Program Chair, respectively, for
the ASA Section on Statistics in Sports.
- Jay Emerson (Yale University) and Kendra Schmid (University of Nebraska Medical Center) have been elected 2016 Chair and Program Chair, respectively, for the ASA Section on Statistics in Sports.
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