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January 2020
5 essential tips for marketing your sports club to increase members

5 essential tips for marketing your sports club to increase members

It may not feel like it for some clubs, but your sports club is essentially a business. Whether you’re profitable or charitable, you’ll have similar goals; mainly to maintain or keep growing the number of athletes/classes within your club.
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November 2019
 How to do your own club management software comparison – calculations explained

How to do your own club management software comparison – calculations explained

We can quite easily keep providing you with different club management software fee comparisons. Although doing the research takes some time due to the lack of transparency with many providers, we feel it’s our duty to make you aware of where you could be losing money.
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July 2019
The easiest way to move your teams around for a new season

The easiest way to move your teams around for a new season

It’s that time again! Where has the last year gone?! It’s time to close things down, or at least quieten things down for summer. But it won’t be long before it’s time to get things in order for your new season. No matter what sport you’re involved in, you’re bound to have some members leave, members change teams and new members join.
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May 2019
Gmail headaches in sports club membership software?

Gmail headaches in sports club membership software?

Over the last few months, it’s become apparent that there is an industry-wide problem with Gmail and sports club membership software. As coaches, we’ve all had people use the “What email? I haven’t received an email” trick. But if you’ve found your members saying this more than usual recently, it’s definitely worth checking whether they have a Gmail account. This is because Gmail have recently increased their security settings, making it harder for platforms that send emails to get them t...
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March 2019
What happens if a member disputes a payment?

What happens if a member disputes a payment?

We know that one of the big factors of how successful your sports club is, is your relationship with its members/parents. Luckily, in our experience, most clubs have a great relationship with their athletes and love using software like Coacha which simplifies and streamlines all aspects of their admin.
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January 2019
 3 things to “set and forget” in Coacha

3 things to “set and forget” in Coacha

When many of us started coaching, there wasn’t a great deal of admin. There was basic information to collect, registers to take and sometimes accident forms to fill out. In this day and age there are not only heaps of additional admin tasks that need to take place, but now you have to work by strict guidelines as to what information you keep, the relevance of it and how you store it.
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How much do you value your time? 3 ways to spend your time more wisely

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

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.
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September 2018
Your Questions Answered: How does Coacha’s payment system work?

Your Questions Answered: How does Coacha’s payment system work?

With our new GDPR and Safeguarding features launching this Summer, we have a lot of new clubs getting on board who were using other pieces of software prior to switching. These clubs tell us they switched because the other software provider’s GDPR features were no where near as sophisticated as ours. They also say that it’s due to some providers being based outside of the UK, and their dedication to GDPR not being nearly as strong.
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Tips & Tricks: Signup forms, assigning logins, coach/NOK emails and more

Tips & Tricks: Signup forms, assigning logins, coach/NOK emails and more

When a few of our users end up coming to us with the same queries and we find them to be doing things the long way around, we love being able to write an article that makes their lives easier and saves them yet more time. Our ‘Your Questions Answered’ and ‘Tips & Tricks’ blog series have gone down really well over the last year, receiving so many compliments for helpfulness and reducing the need for you guys to have to contact our Support team (although we’re always here should you need us).
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March 2018
Your Questions Answered: Do I still need to check my Money Dashboard on every payment date?

Your Questions Answered: Do I still need to check my Money Dashboard on every payment date?

The main reason Coacha was created was so that we could provide coaches with one, singular space where they could manage the essential aspects of their club administration. All our subscribers use Coacha for a specific feature individual to their own needs. Many of these subscribers get on board specifically due to Coacha’s payment management system.
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