What is sports analytics? How do you make sense of large amounts of data? What outcomes are you looking for when nothing is defined? These are just a few of the questions that Dani Chu, Quantitative Analyst with the NHL’s Seattle Kraken, will answer as he dives into this fireside chat introducing sports analytics. Dani will share some of his research from the 2019 and 2021 NFL Big Data Bowls, as well as discuss his research across other sports including basketball, soccer, and rowing. He’ll finish the conversation by sharing the challenges of working with tracking data and how to find and ask interesting analytical questions in sports.