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Fraser Valley Volleyball Club and TeamLinkt | Case Study

Fraser Valley Volleyball Club and TeamLinkt | Case Study

Fraser Valley Volleyball Club & TeamLinkt

How Fraser Valley Volleyball Club’s switch to TeamLinkt aided in the success of their season, saved them money, and provided them with all the features they needed to help team members. 

Overview

Recruiting for, running, and funding a volleyball club can be quite a burden. It takes the proper software and thorough strategic planning to run everything smoothly. With the introduction of sports management software, leagues have never operated more efficiently. As a pandemic hit the sports world and being cost-conscious became even more important TeamLinkt we wanted to go above and beyond to provide all those valued management features for free. 

Making the Switch 

In November 2020 Fraser Valley Volleyball Club made the switch over to TeamLinkt after using TeamSnap for years. With TeamLinkt being a free alternative to TeamSnap, it made sense financially to give TeamLinkt a try for the season.. Fraser Valley Volleyball Club set up TeamLinkt’s  online registration tool, including the use of discount codes and was the new payment installments option. This option allows team-members to pay a lump sum of money upfront and then pay the remaining balance in multiple installments afterward. For many leagues, this feature is attractive to ensure flexibility for team members that may not be able to pay in full and automation of registration payments alleviating the old-fashioned pen and paper method. For Fraser Valley Volleyball, TeamLinkt’s new registration features helped them solve this stressful process. 

In addition to using the registration feature, they capitalized on TeamLinkt’s event health waiver feature. The club was able to create a health waiver that was completed by participants through the team management app. Once complete, team administrators and league administrators have the ability to track who was at each event and if they completed the health waiver form. 

The League Website

Fraser Valley Volleyball club currently uses a third-party program for their website where they easily link their TeamLinkt registration form. This is a testament to the flexibility of TeamLinkt’s features in that it can work with existing websites, or alongside other systems. This was one of the many things that made the switch from TeamSnap to TeamLinkt a smooth process. In addition to flexibility, there are also no monthly or yearly fees to use  the TeamLinkt systemwhich was an instant savings for the volleyball club.. In addition, all teams received the TeamLinkt team management app for free.

 

These features give leagues and clubs complete oversight of every event. Data can be easily accessed and exported if necessary to share this information with a third party. TeamLinkt has made it their mission to provide the greatest support to their users. 

Features in the Spotlight

Tracking Players & Spectators

Participants are able to share their attendance for each game, as well as agree to a health waiver form. This includes adding additional spectators at the arena. From there, the club administrators can view exactly who was at each event and if they completed a health waiver.

Organizational Oversight

Leagues and associations are given complete oversight of every event and roster in their club. This includes the ability to make roster changes, schedule changes, and even notify teams of any changes to their schedule via a push notification.

Online Registration

Collect registrant information and accept credit card and offline payments in minutes. 

Messaging Options

Leagues, Associations and Clubs are able to easily send messages to individual teams, groups of teams, or the entire organization. These messages include an email copy and go directly into the team management app as well. 

Payment Installments

Set your fees, requirements and add custom fields to collect the information you need while allowing members to pay at their own pace.

Discount Codes

Integrate discount codes into registration for select team members.

Conclusion

By switching to TeamLinkt, Fraser Valley Volleyball Club was able to simplify registration, implement unique payment options, and integrate a free team management app with health waivers. This resulted in both time and money saved as well as giving participants a better experience throughout their season.

This is one of many testaments to how great TeamLinkt!  Are part of a league and want to save money? Contact us today!

Regina Youth Flag Football League Case Study

Regina Youth Flag Football League Case Study

In this Case Study we take a look at how moving team processes onto TeamLinkt software saved both time and money for the Regina Youth Flag Football League. From starting with using TeamLinkt’s team management app to fully integrating several team processes, Regina Youth Flag discussed how TeamLinkt changed their sport for the better.

 

Overview

Switching an entire league to a new platform for registration, scheduling and all team/league functions can be daunting for team administrators. It takes the proper software and thorough strategic planning to execute a season and that’s where TeamiInkt can help. With the introduction of sports management software, leagues have never operated more efficiently. Learn more about why more leagues are choosing TeamLinkt and how the staff are committed to providing the most value to users. 

Making the Switch 

In Spring 2019 Regina Youth Flag Football moved their league administration over to using the TeamLinkt software and have used it ever since. The rising cost of using competitor’s software made switching over to TeamLinkt an easy decision for Mike Thomas, League Convener of the RYFFL. Regina Youth Flag Football first tried out the TeamLinkt team management app with their 200+ teams for the first season. From there, after a positive experience with the app they implemented the registration system to use and had over 1,000 kids register without a hitch. This was a gateway to using additional features such as the schedule builder tool. What is unique about RYFFL is that they still use a third-party website as they previously had that in place, but TeamLinkt allows the ability to embed features such as standings, scores and schedule widgets with ease. As stated by Mike the league administrator, “we are able to embed TeamLinkt extensions into our third party website. It is very possible to have this integration and it is not difficult at all. TeamLinkt essentially provided you with the embeddable verbiage and this link then shoots you over to your TeamLinkt content.” 

For RYFFL, TeamLinkt’s new features helped them solve many stressful processes associated with running a large league. 

Using a third-party program for their website where they easily link their TeamLinkt registration form is a testament to the flexibility of TeamLinkts features in that it can work with existing websites, or alongside other systems. This was one of the many things that enticed them to choose TeamLinkt. In addition to flexibility, there are also no monthly or yearly fees to use our system, only a small registration percentage on credit card payments made, all teams received our team management app for free.. In short, it saves money and helps a team run smoothly. 

Safety First 

Mike Thomas stated, “at first we were just utilizing TeamLinkt for team management & scheduling purposes, but after using it we realized it could handle more of our operations with some minor adjustments. The following year we added on more of our operations including standings as well as the integration of 1,600 of our Fall registrants. We have kept adding on and it has worked flawlessly. The TeamLinkt development team was able to continue to be there to exceed our expectations.” In addition to using the registration feature, they capitalized on TeamLinkt’s event health waiver feature. The club was able to create a health waiver that was completed by participants through the team management app. Helping the league adjust to COVID-19 protocols as best they could. 

These features give leagues and clubs complete oversight of every event. Data can be easily accessed and exported if necessary to share this information with a third party. TeamLinkt has made it their mission to provide the greatest support to their users.

“We have had close to upwards of 4,000 individuals go through the online registration with TeamLinkt. The process itself is very easy and user friendly. One that was commented on by many individuals.” 

Mike Thomas

Regina Youth Flag Football

Taking Advantage Of All the Features

Tracking Players & Spectators

Participants are able to share their attendance for each game, as well as agree to a health waiver form. This includes adding additional spectators at the arena. 

Online Registration

Collect registrant information and accept credit card and offline payments in minutes. 

Organizational Oversight

Leagues and associations are given complete oversight of every event. This includes knowing exactly who was at each event, as well as if they completed the health waiver form.

Automation

Once a health waiver form is created, it is automatically created for every event in the league. Participants also receive an automated reminder to complete the waiver form prior to every event.

Team Chat

The in-app team chat feature ensures streamlined communication and connectivity for all team members.

The Numbers Over The Years:

4000+

Registered Participants

700+

Games Scheduled

450+

Teams Using the App

Conclusion

By choosing TeamLinkt, Regina Youth Flag Football was able to simplify registration, ultize scheduling features, and integrate health waivers. This resulted in both time and money saved for this ever growing league.  

This is one of many testaments to how great TeamLinkt!  Are part of a league and want to save money? Contact us today!

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