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6 reasons your members and parents will love Coacha
14 February 2019

6 reasons your members and parents will love Coacha

April 2019 Update

The world of membership management software is vast. Over the last few years, we've had many club from the US request to use Coacha. And due to popular demand, we are almost ready to launch in the US very soon. We're excited to welcome our American friends on board and if you know anyone who may be interested, please point them in the direction of our US website.


You can’t please everyone and the customer is always right. These are cliché phrases that most of us roll our eyes at through our lives. And the irony is, when we’re wise enough to understand them, we realise they could actually have a point…

Although we admit that there won’t be many times in life where you can please everyone, when it comes to running your sports/pastime club using club membership software, we certainly believe you can try. And this is all in order to make your life as a club owner easier.

 

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Most of you already know that here at Coacha, we run and coach sports clubs ourselves. We’re all too familiar with the frustrations that both coaches and members/parents can experience when participating in a sports club. Coacha was initially born to simplify the lives of club owners and coaches. But over the last few years, we’ve introduced the focus on members/parents too.

Here are 6 reasons why your members/parents will love Coacha.




1. Club signup form


Your club’s signup form URL makes it easy and quick for members/their parents to input their data into Coacha. It allows them to input all essential, up to date information including personal, NOK and medical details. They'll be reassured that best practices will be followed in the event of an emergency.


2. Payment requests


Making practice on time can be a push some days. Never mind having to get there earlier to sort admin tasks. The ability to send subscription or one-off payment requests to member/parent’s email addresses allows them the flexibility to set up and make payments from the comfort of their own home.

Not only will this feature make life easier for them, but for you too. With the new Making Tax Digital initiative coming into place as of April this year, the way you submit your VAT return is changing. To find out how Coacha helps, click here.


3. The ultimate control of their data under GDPR


Coacha2.0 was built around the needs of club owners under GDPR. From the Member/Parent Portal, individuals have ICO gold standard access to their data including:


a. The ability to view what data is kept (with the exception of safeguarding notes which will be kept private if there is a believed risk to the member)

b. The ability to log in and edit elements of their personal data

c. The ability to instantly download their own data under GDPR (so you don’t have to deal with subject data access requests)

 

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4. View class timetable


If a member is new to class, or there’s a new timetable for a new season, they can log in and view the timetable to ensure they’re on time.


5. View notices


You can post notices which the member/parent will be able to view when they next log in. Whether you need to ask members to update their medical information or let them know next week’s Monday class won’t take place, you’ve got them covered.


6. Book onto classes


If you’d like your members to be able to book onto classes, they can do this in the Member/Parent Portal. There’s no worry of the class overbooking as you can put a maximum size limit on the class. From our feedback, members (and club owners) love the additional flexibility which allows them to select which classes they’d like to attend on an as-you-go basis. But remember, this isn’t a compulsory feature; just one you can switch on if you would like to.

 




If you like the sound of the additional flexibility and involvement of your members/parents and would like to take a look around Coacha, be sure to sign up to a free trial today. You don’t have to enter any card details and there are absolutely no obligations to subscribe. How does that sound?

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