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Athletx Named One of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in US

Athletx Sports Group (ASG), the nation’s premier baseball and softball event and media brand, has been named the 3,468th fastest growing private company in the U.S by Inc. Magazine, the nation’s preeminent publication for entrepreneurs and business owners.

With roughly 30.2 million small businesses in the U.S., inclusion in the Inc. 5000 is a distinguished honor, according to Inc. Magazine Editor in Chief James Ledbetter. “This achievement puts you in rarefied company,” he said. “The elite group you've now joined has, over the years, included companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle, and Zappos.com.”

“We are extremely humbled to be included among such lofty company,” said ASG Co-founder and CEO Jim Haddaway. “With the latest additions to our growing family of brands in 2018, and as we continue to look for new opportunities to grow, we expect to climb this list significantly every year!”

About Athletx Sports Group
Athletx Sports Group is a youth sports event management and media company specializing in baseball and fastpitch softball. Athletx hosts a variety of invitationals, championships and other events throughout the country for teams and individuals of all skill levels. ASG also boasts a strong media presence with over 525,000 social media followers collectively, making it the largest youth diamond sports network in the world, and publishes a quarterly baseball magazine, Baseball Youth – Live The Baseball Life.

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Kyle Cornett

Director of Event Operations

Started playing the game of baseball at the age of 4 and the game has been apart of my life ever since. I graduated from Eastern High School and hold various offensive records while being 1st team All-State my junior and senior years.I now coach Eastern High School’s JV team. After graduating, I attended Murray State University and played for 4 years.When I’m not at a baseball field, you can find me cheering on the Louisville Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Ravens (Lamar Jackson), deer hunting, playing slow-pitch softball, hanging with friends.

What sport(s) did you play growing up?
Baseball and Basketball

Who is your favorite athlete and why?
Nicknamed “The Kid”, my favorite athlete, along with the majority of other 90’s kids, is Ken Griffey Jr. He changed the game of baseball with his backwards hat, swing, and athleticism in centerfield.