Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative

A leader in the rapidly growing fields of sports analytics and sports business
engaging both our students and industry leaders.

Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative Launches Fall Issue of the Wharton Sports Analytics Student Research Journal

Published under the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative, the journal highlights graduate, undergraduate, and high school student research at the intersection of statistics and sports to advance the field of sports analytics.
We invite you to view the 2022 Fall issue here!

Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative Launches Moneyball Academy: Training Camp FLEX

Developed by Wharton Professor Adi Wyner and the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative, Moneyball Academy: Training Camp FLEX is a two week, online introduction to statistics and coding. Designed with busy students in mind, the virtual platform includes flexible, asynchronous learning modules that allow students to progress through the course content on their own schedule, while live interactions with instructors, guest speakers, and Teaching Assistants allow students to build connections to peers and across industry.

Wharton Sports Analytics
and Business Initiative News

Penn Students Win Syracuse Sport Analytics 2022 Football Analytics Blitz

Penn students Zach Bradlow (Penn ’22), Zach Drapkin (W’22), Sarah Hu (W’23), and Ezra Troy crowned 2022 Football Analytics Blitz champs! Read more.

Adi Wyner of the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative Explains the Impact of Sports on Finances

Adi Wyner shares his thoughts on the high cost of being a sports fan in Pen Today. Read more.

Soaring with the Eagles: Wharton Student Lands Data Job with NFL

Where most sports fans see raw talent, Zach Drapkin (W ’22) sees raw data – the kind of data he likes to sift through to help athletes and teams optimize their approach to games. Read more.

Penn students detail their analytics internships in the NFL

Wharton students Zach Drapkin (W’22) and Sarah Hu (W’23), Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club Board Members, share their “once-in-a-lifetime experiences” interning for their favorite NFL teams with the Daily Pennsylvanian. Read more.

Wharton Students Named Finalists in the NFL Big Data Bowl

Zach Drapkin (W’22), Sarah Hu (W’23), Zach Bradlow (W’22), and Ryan Gross, PhD student, worked together to come up with an innovative way that the NFL can improve their defense using real player data. Read more.

A Look Back at 2022 From Analytics at Wharton

As the calendar year comes to a close, Analytics at Wharton (AAW) takes a look back on all of our events, research, and accomplishments from 2022. Read more.

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