Tableau Reference Sheet: Sports Analytics

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    Leverage these Sports Analytics resources, in addition to the Course Curriculum modules found in the Tableau for Teaching User Community to help get your students up and running with Tableau. PDF version with hyperlinks available to download at the end of the document. A PDF of this content can be downloaded at the bottom of the document.


    Getting Started

    1. Request instructor, student and computer lab keys through the Tableau for Teaching Program.
    2. Join our Tableau for Teaching User Community(Note: login first) to access teaching resources, collaborate with other instructors teaching with Tableau, and share teaching materials that you develop.
    3. Watch, interact and learn how to work with Tableau Desktop through Desktop Starter Kit.


    Sample Tableau Workbooks

    Instruct your students to download these workbooks to reverse engineer the views built with the subject-specific data extracted in Tableau. 


    Performance evaluation dashboard for NBA MVP Stephen Curry.


    Ternary Plot with calculated fields. Accompanying blog post with R instructions here.


    View where the EPL recruits new players from, identifying locations and opportunities for underused markets.


    Sports management dashboard assesses NFL team’s 4th down conversions through field position, time in game and yards to go.


    Fantasy Football Challenge

    Use Tableau to help with your Fantasy football draft.  Find examples here:


    Additional Reading