Friday, February 19, 2010

Who's IN ? Who's OUT ?

With many amateur sports leagues, there is usually one or two people acting as a coach or the responsible person for the team. One of the most time consuming duties is figuring out who is going to be at the game to see whether it should be re-scheduled or cancelled, or knowing that you have to get spares to fill in.

Now, how do you track that people are coming to the game before the actual game starts? Welcome to Game Attendance Reminders

To get to the Game Attendance Reminders screen below

1. Login
2. Goto your Team page
3. Click on "Team Admin"

These are broken into 2 categories below :
Game Reminder : These are emails sent out 24 hrs before game time to make sure that you have not forgotten about the game. These are also for people, who never visit the site to check the schedule.

Game Attendance Reminder : These are emails sent out 48 hrs in advance and look like the image below

If you click the Count me IN / OUT link it will update your status on the web site automatically.

To see who has responded to the game attendance reminders, when you log in to your team site you will see a new hyperlink under Upcoming Games, like the image below.

And click the Game Attendance link will take you to the full list of players who are IN or OUT.

NOTE: You can also update your status on the screen below anytime.

In this example, you can see 2 players are IN and 2 players are out, and 1 has not responded yet.

Hopefully, this feature will make team management that much easier.

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