Product spotlight: The best tech products for coaches in 2019

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Looking for tech gifts that will help upgrade your program? We try to highlight products that will be useful for coaches in games, practices and training sessions.

X-Series Elite – 5 Coach System

Push-to-talk communication is available with super clear enhanced audio. The headsets are completely waterproof and dustproof, lightweight and durable.

X Series Elite 5 Coach System includes:

(3) X Series Elite Edition  Single Muff Headsets

(2) X Series Elite Edition  Double Muff Headset

Heavy Duty Case

Fact Sheet

  • Frequency range: VHF 136-174MHz or UHF 400-470MHz
  • Output power: 5W
  • Channel: 16
  • Rated voltage: 7.2V DC
  • Channel spacing: 12.5KHz/25KHz
  • Range: 2 miles
  • Busy channel lock out
  • Battery save mode
  • 20 hours of talk time
  • 12-month warranty

MSRP: $2,895.00

The Bigfoot® Portable Sound System

The Bigfoot® is the biggest, and most powerful Portable Sound System on the market. Designed to cover a football field, this thunderous battery powered system is up to any challenge. With a line array consisting of five eight-inch neodymium speakers and one high efficiency neodymium compression driver, this product packs a punch – yet easily sets up in seconds.

The Bigfoot is the first Anchor Audio Portable Sound System that offers four built-in wireless receivers – allowing everyone to be involved. It also boasts standard built-in Bluetooth® and an optional built–in CD/MP3 combo player to easily connect to anything you’ll need for an all-inclusive sound coverage.

MSRP: $3,750 to $4,350

DJI Osmo x5

Motion without blur. Action shots without shake. Perfect video even when you move. Thanks to advanced technologies specifically designed to keep the camera flat no matter how you move it, the DJI Osmo helps you record videos and take photos like never before. It is much more than just a camera. It helps you create with more freedom than ever.

MSRP: $659

Eyes in the Air End Zone Camera

The Eyes in the Air is designed to meet the rigors of the sports environment. The versatile camera tripod extends 20 feet to offer optimal sight lines.

The end zone system is made of 6061 aircraft aluminum that is Type II Clear Coat Anodized. The hinges are made of 1/8-inch steel that is powder coated. All hardware is made from stainless steel and all mating surfaces have the lowest coefficient of friction available.

Each tripod kit includes a 20-foot tripod, one set of locking pins, one storage/travel bag and one rapid pan collar.

The hardware kit includes:

  • Sideline Power EZ Controller/Harness
  • Bescor MP 101 Battery-Powered Remote Pan/Tilt Unit
  • Sony HD Camera with Battery Backup
  • Travel Case for Components
  • Lilliput 7-Inch LCD Monitor/External with 6-Hour Battery

MSRP: $3,795

DJI – Mavic 2 Pro

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, introduced Mavic 2, an ultra-portable, foldable camera drone that delivers higher performance, more intelligent features and greater creative possibilities than any other consumer drone. A drone that embodies all of DJI’s advanced, signature technologies, and is able to redefine what is possible for the world of aerial photography. In creating the Mavic 2, DJI made its dream come true. The Mavic 2 offers iconic Hasselblad image quality on the Pro and a high-performance zoom lens on the Zoom.

  • Hasselblad Camera
  • 1″ CMOS Sensor
  • Adjustable Aperture
  • 10-bit Dlog-M
  • 10-bit HDR Video
  • Hyperlapse

MSRP: $1,499

Multivoice MV-AUDIBLE Coach Communication System

MV-AUDIBLE Coach Communication System is free of the limitations of other radios. This military-grade system has advanced technology to extend range, filter out interference and provide secure and stable connection to your entire staff. Unlimited users, 3/4 mile range and 17 hours of talk time gives you the power you need to succeed.

  • No Base Station
  • Just turn it on
  • Up to 17 Coaches Speaking
  • Talk Time = 18 hrs
  • Weatherproof
  • Up to 1300 yard range
  • Excellent Sound
  • Single- or Double-Ear Headsets
  • Take Anywhere, Use Anywhere

MSRP: Starts at $3,000

NormaTec PULSE Recovery System

The NormaTec PULSE is a cutting-edge compression system that uses patented technology to enhance the body’s natural ability to recover. Using NormaTec’s full-length compression boots, arms, or hips before or after intense workouts rejuvenates muscle tissue, and reduces tightness and soreness. In addition to these benefits, studies show that using NormaTec flushes out lactate, increases range of motion, and decreases inflammation, giving athletes a competitive edge. Invented by an MD, PhD and perfected by professional athletes, NormaTec recovery systems are the go-to equipment for the world’s best.

MSRP: NormaTec PULSE Recovery Packages start at $1,495

Senaptec Sensory Station

Winning athletes need faster reaction, quicker perception, and more accurate movement.  How do your athletes stack-up on their sensory skills?  The Senaptec Sensory Station is a robust automated platform to quantify 10 sensory skills against a normative database of other athletes.  The system shows strengths and where improvements are most important.  The Senaptec Sensory Station then automatically generates a training program and gives athletes the ability to train on the station and on their personal tablets.  After sensory training, athletes regularly report they feel “faster and more in control.”

MSRP: Call for pricing.

Trazer Augmented Reality Station

How do you get your athletes to compete in practice like they would on the field? Burst out of that stance, stick it and cut across the field, get their heart rates to max in 30 seconds?!

TRAZER drives the competitive juices while assessing movement – healthy and injured – for performance enhancement, tracking overtraining, managing injury, training balance. TRAZER overloads the brain as the body works to elevate the heart rate and perform over real-world distances. It is this synergy of sense – process – and execute that makes the magic.

MSRP: Call for pricing.

GSC Coach-to-Player™

Get the most of every minute. At practice. On the field. We make on-field communication clear, secure and easy. Our coach-to-player wireless communication systems have been used for years by the National Football League. Now we’re here to help your team get the winning edge.

GSC’s Coach-to-Player™ is a stand-alone system or it can be integrated into any coaches headset system. When integrated with a coaches headset system, the quality assurance of Coach-to-Player™ is  dependent upon the performance of the coaches headset system.

MSRP: Starts at $1,350

GameBreaker Practice Pads — Powered by D3O®

GameBreaker Practice Pads exclusively powered by D3O smart molecule technology offer maximum rib, spine, and shoulder protection for athletes involved in non-contact sports or unpadded practices. The lightweight construction won’t weigh you down, and the dynamic impact protection you expect from a GameBreaker product makes sure a hit won’t lay you out. The soft padded vest is available in a wide range of sizes, secured with adjustable elastic straps and to ensure the proper fit for athletes of all ages.

Protect the Player. Protect the Game.

MSRP: $89.99

GameBreaker Stealth Helmet Liner — Powered by D3O®

Power-up your protection! The GameBreaker Stealth Helmet Liner is discreet, supplemental padding that can be inserted into any full coverage hard shell helmet, with no modifications to the helmet needed. Exclusively made from D3O smart molecule foam, a dynamic impact reduction material that is trusted by Military and Law Enforcement professionals, and the same technology that powers the 5-Star rated GameBreaker-PRO headgear.

  • Add the power of D3O to any hat or hard shell helmet
  • One-size-fits-all design can be easily trimmed to fit any size of headgear
  • Protect Head: Unique design conforms to the head and protects a greater area from impact*
  • Powered by the same D3O Smart Molecule tech as the 5-Star rated GameBreaker-PRO

Protect the Player. Protect the Game.

*When compared to Unequal Gyro

MSRP: $59.99

TD 900 “HD” Wireless by Porta Phone

Porta Phone’s new TD 900 HD wireless headsets have been upgraded and now provide expanded capacity of up to 17 coaches along with digital, High Definition performance.

The TD 900 HD are totally self-contained headsets that do not require belt packs or base stations. They utilize a special operating system known “Frequency Hopping” which means they constantly monitor the air and switch channels automatically to avoid interference. Coaches also benefit from the “Auto Mute” boom that shuts off the microphone when set in the straight up position. In addition, the 900 Mhz band provides over twice the output power and are designed for use in University and Pro stadiums.

For detailed product specification call Porta Phone or visit to see updated videos and tutorials.
MSRP: $1,850 to $3,995 depending on how many coaches.

DARI Motion

Fully understanding how an athlete moves and how their movement changes over time can make a huge impact, both on their performance and their life. NO Sensors. NO Markers. NO Force Plates. NO Limits. DARI Motion is a 3D markerless motion capture system that can capture an athlete’s movement signature and calculate research-grade results for immediate application. Because assessments are quick, easy and repeatable, you can assess an athlete in minutes and ensure your training is driving results.

MSRP: Call 913-954-8600 for pricing.

Sparta System

Scan your football athletes with the Sparta System, which combines force plate hardware with movement scan software and data from over 18,000 athletes to minimize injury risk and optimize performance. As an official recruiting tool used at the NFL Combine, Sparta Science is trusted by elite organizations including professional and collegiate sports teams, elite and conventional military forces and the medical community to quickly predice, diagnose and prescribe personalized exercise programs that improve athlete health and safety. Follow

MSRP: Call for pricing.