Author: Jenny Hadden
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Hockey With Heart: The Pittsburgh Mountie Hunters
(Jan 6th, 2014)
We feel like the proud parent on the sidelines.
We love celebrating the accomplishments of our customers. This week we’re highlighting the Mountie Hunters Hockey team and their manager Ralene DeBord who is so pumped about her son’s 9-11 year old team that we can’t help but be excited, too.
Sports Hydration: How Do You Hydrate Correctly?
(Dec 10th, 2013)
As a parent of a child in sports, it’s important to pay attention to their hydration needs year-round. For many young athletes, learning to hydrate can be a difficult concept. They don’t always recognize the signs of dehydration and make the connection, but getting athletes in the habit of a hydration routine containing electrolytes is beneficial for better performance and overall health.
Livonia Panthers: A TeamSnap Customer Profile
(Oct 31st, 2013)
Every player wants to be respected as an athlete. Coaches are the ones who have the power to set a precedent by exemplifying respect to their players. Many times, players will then follow suit. Soon, the athletes will start to treat the coach with this same respect and it will funnel down to showing respect to their teammates. That is a boomerang effect that is worth striving for.
TeamSnap HQ Employees React to Flooding in the Colorado Front Range
(Sep 16th, 2013)
While TeamSnap has employees working all over the country who can keep the company afloat, some at TeamSnap Headquarters are located in Colorado’s Front Range and have been working to cope with the downpour and flash floods.
Sports Survey Reveals That Respondents Spend 3-5K/Year On Youth Sports Activities
(Aug 28th, 2013)
We surveyed about 300 TeamSnap coaches and managers and asked them how they are using sports management tools for their busy lives. Check out the results, and learn just how crazy TeamSnap coaches’ and managers’ lives really are!
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TeamSnap Updates iOS app, Makes iTunes List of Top 25 Free iPad Sports Apps
(Apr 11th, 2013)
We are excited (aren’t we always excited?) to announce that our new iPad-native release of TeamSnap’s mobile iOS app has quickly leapt into iTunes’ Top 25 Free iPad Sports App list:
Boulder Panthers: A TeamSnap Customer Profile
(Mar 19th, 2013)
Some of us have had an influential person or club foster the love of basketball in our lives. The Boulder Panthers Basketball Club is a new TeamSnap League customer with a story of doing just that for youth. The Panthers of Boulder, CO are growing the love of basketball by teaching key motor skills to its middle school star-hopefuls so they can become success as well as by integrating with the local high school team. Richard Leddon, a Panthers Club sixth grade boys’ coach and winner of the Sports Authority Hometown Hero Award, goes deeper into how he fosters the continued love of basketball at all levels of play.
How to Build a Successful Team: #4 Know How Hard to Push and #5 Seek Help
(Mar 5th, 2013)
Part III of III
Parents and coaches, keep your cool. Manage your expectations of your athlete, or they won’t find it enjoyable on a deeper level… and that would violate rule #1, which is to have fun! We’ll highlight these points and more:
How to Build a Successful Team: #2 Keep Mom and Dad Happy and #3 Find a Balance
(Mar 1st, 2013)
Part II of III
Aside from making sure the kids have fun, most coaches and team managers are concerned with keeping parents happy. Some say that if mom ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy. And let’s be real – if parents know what’s going on and expectations are clearly presented up front, they’ll have less to complain about. Here are more ways to manage a successful team that’s a win/win for all.
TeamSnap Mobile App in iTunes Top 40 List
(Feb 28th, 2013)
TeamSnap moved up into the Top 40 Free iPhone Sports Apps yesterday on iTunes, and today we just keep on climbing up the charts!
With about 63% of our current customers using the mobile app and a new mobile sign up process for new customers coming soon, MLB.com better watch out!
How to Build a Successful Team On and Off the Field
(Feb 27th, 2013)
Part I of III
When your athlete is involved in any sport, parents and coaches want to be as supportive as possible. You do everything — your drive your budding athlete to practices and games, lug around gear and sprint for pizza after a game. It’s all for the love of the athlete.
From the Thunder Team: Using Open Communication & Online Tools
(Jan 31st, 2013)
Sports have been around awhile. The Internet has not. So how do we bring the two together? We spoke with TeamSnap user and Head Coach Art Morrison from Eastern North Carolina and was struck by how successful he and his Thunder Fastpitch Softball team bridged an old sport’s fundamentals and open communication with the new online world and its management help.
Sugarplum Elves Spread Cheer using TeamSnap
(Dec 6th, 2012)
These entertaining Sugarplum Elves mix the creativity of their members with the craftiness of Portland and the usefulness of TeamSnap to spread the holiday cheer in fun ways.