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How much do you value your time? 3 ways to spend your time more wisely
08 January 2019

How much do you value your time? 3 ways to spend your time more wisely

April 2019 Update

We initially created Coacha to act as club administration software for our own needs. After allowing several friends to use Coacha too, the interest grew and grew until we released Coacha for use throughout the UK. The response was overwhelming and we take pride in the fact we're shaping sports clubs to be better every single day. The word quickly spread to the US and due to popular demand, we're launching Coacha in the US too. If you know anyone who may be interested, let them know to check out our USA website and register their interest.

 


We can spend months, years, even decades stuck in the same old routine. And why? Because it’s familiar and therefore feels safe. There comes a time in life when you have to accept that the times are moving on. Although you may not want to, embracing change can be important to future success.

Many of us stick with the same daily processes because they’re all that we know. But this becomes an issue when it’s not just minutes that you’re losing, but hours. And those hours could be spent effectively elsewhere. So, poses the question, how much do you value your time?

Aren’t we always saying, ‘there are only so many hours in the day’, or ‘I was going to do this, but ran out of time today’? And wouldn’t it be amazing to value a few extra precious hours to do what we love? Yep – it definitely would.

So how are you going to find those extra hours? More importantly, how will you use them?! Here are some ideas.

 



1. Spend more time coaching


Run extra classes, do some private 1:1s, turn up and lend an extra pair of hands in an existing coach’s class. Just spend more time working on the actual reason that you started running your club in the first place; coaching.

Spend more time with your team, building them up, empowering them to become not just better athletes, but better people too. Fall in love with coaching all over again.


2. Do more for you


That drawing class you were thinking of joining? That face mask treatment that’s been staring you in the eye for the last 6 months? You should do it! And with those extra hours spared, what’s your excuse not to?
 

You work hard, make sure you give yourself some credit and make time for things you love and enjoy. Learn new skills and build upon old ones. Every day is a school day.


3. Do more for them


With a schedule as busy as yours, you can sometimes see more of your team than your own loved ones. We totally get it. Use your spare few hours to spend with loved ones. Whether it be trips to the cinema, board game evenings or just sitting and chatting over a home-cooked tea. We’re sure they will appreciate having you home. Just as much as you appreciate being there.

 


 

‘That’s all well and good’ we hear you say, ‘…but where do I conjure up those extra few hours?’. Aaaand that’s where we come in. Conducting your sports club admin is a huge daily task that can take up so much of your time. We invented Coacha because we, as coaches ourselves, wanted to create more time to coach.

We’re so passionate about freeing up time spent on admin, that we don’t think we’ll ever stop trying to cut down the hours.
 

 

Try Coacha free for 30 days



How does Coacha help?


Coacha allows you to take time-consuming elements of your current admin process and digitalize them, so you free-up time.


Some features include:


· Setting up classes just once, for Coacha then to generate registers automatically on a recurring basis.

· Setting up recurring subscriptions from athletes.

· Automatic failed payment chasing. Stripe tries to recollect the payment up to 3 times after the first payment fails.

· A centralized Money Dashboard for you to have an overview of all transactions, where you can also search by member.

· Export finances into a spreadsheet to send to your accountant.

· Send emails/texts to members with a system that works with NSPCC CPSU guidelines. Meaning that no member will ever be contacted when they are underage.

· GDPR features that allow GDPR consent. Your members/parents can also download their data instantly via the Member Portal.

· Many, many more.


These are just some of our ever-expanding sets of features. We have free trials available, simply click here, sign up and away you go.

If the idea of migrating your whole system over to a new one daunts you, we’re here to help in any way we can. We even do a free club set up. Just get in touch and we’ll have a chat to see how we can help.

Testimonials

Taylor James

Taylor James

Sep 25, 2018

Always do their best to help sports clubs save time, money and do more things that they enjoy.

Kelly Loughlin

Kelly Loughlin

Sep 25, 2018

An amazing service, has saved me hours and hours of admin. Easy way to take payments and safely store athlete details. Such a huge weight off my shoulders!

Marley Hughes

Marley Hughes

Sep 6, 2018

Couldn't run my swimming classes without it now. The team are just great, really helpful, will always help you out. The system is really reliable - I tried a lot of different pieces of software and none matched Coacha for price and features. Thanks guys. x

Kim Readman

Kim Readman

Nov 7, 2018

Great software, still very much a work in progress, but fantastic so far and the customer service is absolutely first rate :)

Jess Mortimer

Jess Mortimer

Oct 1, 2018

We have just started using Coacha this season and honestly it is one of the best decisions I have made this year! I used to spend hours on admin, chasing people for payments, taking cash & cheques to the bank and then checking to make sure the payments had actually gone into our account. Now I no longer have to write out invoices or handle cash and Coacha wil... l do the chasing for payments for me - which is amazing! Whenever I have any questions I get straight on the phone and their amazing team have either got the problem solved in seconds, or they get back to me as soon as they can with a solution. I cannot recommended this software and the support team enough. Thank you from one happy and less stressed Cheerleading coach!  read more

Katie Dignan

Katie Dignan

Sep 25, 2018

Amazing software that has helped our club so much!

Nick Phillips-Holt

Nick Phillips-Holt

Jul 27, 2018

Coacha is superb. I run a shooting range in Gloucestershire and it helps me keep on top of my admin. Helpful support. Very good software that they should charge more for!

Alice BK Robinson

Alice BK Robinson

Jan 22, 2019

Brilliant service, saved us so much time in the office meaning we can spend more time actually coaching!! 100% recommend!

Brooke Hockley

Brooke Hockley

Sep 26, 2018

Before heading into our second season as a club and doubling in size we were very apprehensive about the administration aspect. I am so grateful to have come across coacha as it has made my life seamless in terms of the membership process among other factors such as data protection. We have also set up a stripe account to collect our monthly fees and I am very ex... cited about this as it is going to completely eliminate the tiresome process of chasing people. The report section of coacha is also really handy to be able to track who has set up their subscription. Taylor & the coacha team’s response time to feedback is excellent and I have been very impressed with the service so far. Coacha is revolutionising the way we work and they are doing a fantastic job!  read more

Molly Jewitt

Molly Jewitt

Jan 8, 2019

The Coacha software has made managing our swim school so much easier! So simple and straight forward to use and saves hours of admin work.
No more chasing people for payments getting half cash half bank transfers or having to think who paid what, everything is sorted out with a click of a button! Highly recommend, great software!

Taylor James

Taylor James

Sep 25, 2018

Always do their best to help sports clubs save time, money and do more things that they enjoy.

Kelly Loughlin

Kelly Loughlin

Sep 25, 2018

An amazing service, has saved me hours and hours of admin. Easy way to take payments and safely store athlete details. Such a huge weight off my shoulders!

Marley Hughes

Marley Hughes

Sep 6, 2018

Couldn't run my swimming classes without it now. The team are just great, really helpful, will always help you out. The system is really reliable - I tried a lot of different pieces of software and none matched Coacha for price and features. Thanks guys. x

Kim Readman

Kim Readman

Nov 7, 2018

Great software, still very much a work in progress, but fantastic so far and the customer service is absolutely first rate :)

Jess Mortimer

Jess Mortimer

Oct 1, 2018

We have just started using Coacha this season and honestly it is one of the best decisions I have made this year! I used to spend hours on admin, chasing people for payments, taking cash & cheques to the bank and then checking to make sure the payments had actually gone into our account. Now I no longer have to write out invoices or handle cash and Coacha wil... l do the chasing for payments for me - which is amazing! Whenever I have any questions I get straight on the phone and their amazing team have either got the problem solved in seconds, or they get back to me as soon as they can with a solution. I cannot recommended this software and the support team enough. Thank you from one happy and less stressed Cheerleading coach!  read more

Katie Dignan

Katie Dignan

Sep 25, 2018

Amazing software that has helped our club so much!




‘Coacha revolutionised my program administration and saves me time and money.’

Sarah Watkins - Program Direction - GCA Cheer