I have attended the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (SSAC) since 2010. I’ve witnessed the growth of the conference from a one-day intersection of nerds, jocks, and suits that was just approaching critical mass to the slickly polished two-day sports conference behemoth that now gets visited by a former President of the United States of America. I’ve written about the conference on this site from a soccer analytics perspective, but more from the perspective of an old-school kind of attendee…