Whistle Sports is the first sports entertainment platform built to engage and activate the new generation of fans and athletes.

  • Combine the massive technology-driven disruptions in video content creation and distribution with a new generation of fans' demand for a personalized sports experience on every screen they use each day. The result is an enormous opportunity to build a sports media company a whole new way.

    -John West, Founder and CEO, Whistle Sports

  • John West

Our Mission

Pro league partners. All-star investors. A top-notch team and hundreds of content creators all teaming up to deliver behind-the-scenes access and inspiring moments of athletic achievement. Sports content designed to keep tens of millions of young fans and athletes...

Change the Channel, Change the World.

  • Entertained

    Sports remain young fans' top entertainment choice, and they can choose Whistle Sports on every screen they use - T.V., web, mobile, or gaming platforms.
  • Inspired

    From exclusive behind-the-scenes access to athlete role models and pro leagues to user-generated content of young athletes being awesome - Whistle Sports shows fans that anything is possible.
  • Equipped

    Math and Science, self-confidence, sportsmanship, and teamwork - when you show, don't tell, sports is a series of compelling life lessons.
  • Activated

    From passive viewing to active doing, don't just watch - do! We're leveraging top pro athletes, leagues and coaches to give kids and their families the tools to get healthy and active.

Leadership Team

  • John West

    Founder &
    CEO

  • Jeff Urban

    Co-Founder &
    President

  • Julie Kikla

    Head of Content Partnerships

  • Deirdre Lester

    EVP, Advertising & Sponsorship Sales

  • Brian Selander

    Executive Vice President & External Affairs

  • Michael Cohen

    EVP,
    Operations

  • Laura Fortner

    EVP, Marketing & Business Development

  • Elizabeth Lodge

    Director of League Partnerships

  • Nate Loucks

    Director, Original Programming

  • Dev Sethi

    Head of Partner Operations

  • Samir Chaudry

    Director, Partnership & Programming Strategy

  • Dennis Lisberger

    Supervising
    Producer

  • "The web’s best sports-related content creators and channels... the team at Whistle Sports Network has figured out how to tap into the content consumption patterns of young sports fans…"

    -- The Sporting News

  • "There is little question that the company has sparked the next great evolution in how sports fans everywhere consume (and now produce) sports media. With a foundation built on strong partnerships with professional leagues and athletes, and a viewer base that is growing at unprecedented rates, the company has established itself as a digital media curator and creator ready to compete on a global scale."

    -- Forbes

Partners

  • National Football League
  • Pro Golfers Association
  • US Ski Team
  • National Lacrosse League
  • Major League Lacrosse
  • Major League Baseball
  • AVP
  • Harlem Globetrotters
  • nascar

"They have the right property in place, and they're building it, platform by platform. They're onto something."

-- Peter O'Reilly, the N.F.L's vice president for fan strategy and marketing

"Increased interest and engagement by young fans is the backbone of MLL and will continue to drive tremendous growth for our sport and our league. The Whistle understands this audience and is entertaining, engaging and connecting with them directly across multiple platforms. Whenever young fans turn to The Whistle to learn more about sports, they'll find out how exciting lacrosse is when played at the professional level!"

-- David Gross, Major League Lacrosse Commissioner

Social Media

Our Network's reach is rapidly growing across all of the major social media platforms. Optimizing all of our partner channels to continue to build our interactive community wherever the creators are talking!

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    17M

    subscribers

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    32M

    likes

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    6M

    followers

  • youtube icon

    12M

    followers

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    4M

    followers

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    3M

    followers

Press

Recent News

News List

Videos

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"THE NETWORK FOR 'YOUNG MILLENNIALS' IS CHANGING THE BUSINESS -- AND THE TENOR -- OF SPORTS PROGRAMMING"

— Fast Company

Locations

  • New York

    79 Madison, 9th Fl. New York, NY 10016

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  • Los Angeles

    908 W. Venice Blvd. Los Angels, CA 90015

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  • Dallas

    7227 West Main Street, Suite 400 Frisco, TX 75034

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  • London

    22 Upper Ground London, SE1 9PD, UK

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Contact Us

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