Professional sports leagues require a scheduling system that works!

Optimal Planning Solutions is the world-wide leader in providing optimization-based scheduling solutions to the sports industry. We have been providing software and consulting services to professional sports leagues and international sporting competitions since 1999. Our client base covers a broad spectrum of sporting events and competitions across North America, Europe, Australia, and Africa.

We are uniquely qualified in that we are able to synthesize our strong sports background with leading-edge optimization technology. With over 15 years in the sports industry, we have unmatched experience dealing with the specific scheduling objectives and constraints that must be considered during the scheduling process. Furthermore, we are on the leading edge of optimization technology, specifically with the application of parallel processing and cloud-based computing to optimization.

While we have experience in many sport-related areas, some examples of our expertise include:
  • Optimization-based schedule/fixture generation for professional sports leagues. We are the world's foremost experts at delivering customized scheduling solutions, with global clients in virtually every sport including the National Football League, Major League Baseball, Scottish Premier League, Major League Soccer, Australian Football League, Ligues 1 & 2, and Super Rugby.
  • Consulting for major international sporting competitions such as the UEFA European Football Championship, the Cricket World Cup, and the FIFA World Cup.
  • Assisting sporting organizations with the analysis of their competition structure (promotion, relegation, playoffs), and scheduling rules (and their effect of overall schedule quality).


We offer turnkey schedule creation services using our optimization-based scheduling technology. Let our team guide you through all phases of your league’s scheduling process.

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Custom Software

Our optimization-based scheduling software puts you in the driver’s seat. Ask us about our customization services and how our software can be modified to meet the needs of your sport or competition.

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Remote Hosting

Many league-scheduling problems require enormous amounts of computational power. Find out how your league can take advantage of our dedicated network of servers..

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Contact Optimal Planning Solutions if you are looking for a better way of scheduling your professional sports league.