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November 2018
#BeKindForCoacha 2018 Christmas Campaign – Feature in Coacha's blog

#BeKindForCoacha 2018 Christmas Campaign – Feature in Coacha's blog

We can’t believe we’re writing this but it’s almost time for Christmas! This means it’s almost time for our 2018 Christmas campaign. It only seems like yesterday that we were announcing the winners of our 2017 Christmas competition. You guys got overwhelmingly involved last year, it was amazing to see. We’re hoping you’ll get just as involved this year and feature on our blog!
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5 tips for retaining sports club members

5 tips for retaining sports club members

It’s inevitable, not every athlete who joins your programme is going to remain a member. Sometimes it can't be helped. But when does losing members become a problem? When it’s regular. When you aren’t getting feedback. When you are getting feedback… but it’s not good.
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Your Kindness Stories – Co-Founder Chris’ Story

Your Kindness Stories – Co-Founder Chris’ Story

When the idea of #BeKindForCoacha was first pitched to our co-founders, they loved it, Chris especially. Being modest, Chris would never boast about the things he regularly does to help others. Luckily, we can do that for him!
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Payment Types & Statuses: Explained

Payment Types & Statuses: Explained

Keeping track of finances for a sports club is hard. It’s stressful chasing payments, hard to keep track of, and a lot of the time, payments are completely missed. And all whilst costing your club money. One of the beauties of using Coacha is its Money Dashboard. Coacha takes care of your payment collection and chasing, and this always reflects in the Money Dashboard. So, you can see what’s going on and the exact status of your members’ transactions at all times.
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October 2018
Who to Follow in Sport: A Social Media Special – Part 2

Who to Follow in Sport: A Social Media Special – Part 2

When we started compiling accounts and researching for Part 1 of this series (exactly one month ago – how quick is time flying this year?!), we had definitely underestimated the amount of amazing accounts, organisations and resources we would come across.
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Child Protection Case Studies: The DJ Durkins Case

Child Protection Case Studies: The DJ Durkins Case

Emotional Abuse Case Study: Just over a year ago in May 2018, 19-year-old Jordan McNair, a football player for Maryland showed signs of heatstroke and exhaustion in training and was hospitalised.
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Set up your club in 5 simple steps

Set up your club in 5 simple steps

You’re totally paper-based, non-digital, possibly using Google Drive (along with several other pieces of software) or are dissatisfied with your current software provider. You play with the idea of looking into another way of managing your club quite often. But with each software provider doing things so differently, the idea makes you recoil before you’ve gotten so far as a free trial. Does this sound like you? If so, we think you should stick around.
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A GDPR tool that clubs can use

A GDPR tool that clubs can use

The ICO have a great new little tool (launched on 10th Oct) which is aimed at small business owners and sole traders. Sole traders are people who run a business and are not a partnership, limited company or a charity. And small business owners, are … well, small business owners!
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September 2018
Who to follow in sport: A social media special – Part 1

Who to follow in sport: A social media special – Part 1

It’s so easy to focus on the negatives of social media; addictiveness, unreal expectation when it comes to body image, safeguarding aspects and so on. Even we have admittedly be known to roll our eyes at the term ‘social influencer’, but the fact of the matter is, this is the world we’re living in now. And although we tend to initially associate social media with negativity, there are some pretty awesome things to come out of it in our opinion.
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New feature alert: Mass assign Member Portal logins

New feature alert: Mass assign Member Portal logins

Even though we worked SO hard on Coacha2.0 and users came back to us with further feature improvement suggestions, we weren't offended! We just want to make Coacha the best product we possibly can.
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