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Coaches & Managers

One of the essential functions of coaches and team managers is to manage team communications with players and their families.  If you are a coach or team manager, SportsEngine has created a Team Management Guide for Coaches and Team Managers to help you use our website and mobile app to efficiently and effectively communicate and manage your teams. 

Coach Frequently Asked Questions

I am a coach, and I want to register my team to play in CFBBA.  How do I get started?

 

TBD

How do my players register for my team?

 

TBD

What if I have a player, but they're registered for another team.  Can they also register for mine, even if in a different division, playing up?

 

No.  We cannot accommodate or support the scheduling associated with players playing on multiple teams. 

We do accommodate coaches that coach multiple teams in our league, but not individual players.  It is also not allowed because a player playing in, for instance, an AA (or older) division, is considered to be more advanced.  Allowing them to also play in a single A (or younger) division is a contradiction to our pool player rules, which are necessary in our league.

What rules do you use?

 

We follow USSSA rules, with division specific caveats posted on our website.  The specific caveats are discussed at the mandatory coaches’ meetings.  We do not honor the report card rule because unlike USSSA, we have combined league ages, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, etc... That's too big of a gap in ages.  For example:  If we allowed a league age 11yo 5th grader to play with their league age 10yo classmates, they'd also be playing with/against league age 9yo 4th grade players (some league age 8 turning 9 over the summer).  We do sympathize with the situation, but it's just not something that we can allow, due to safety concerns, because of our combined age groups.

I am interested in being a Head Coach for a draft team.  How can I find out more information?

 

Simply register as a head coach, submit the background check, pick a team name, and indicate the number of players that you'd like from the draft.  If you have any questions, that are not answered in the FAQs, your point of contact will be the the VP of the age group you are coaching.  VP Contact Information can be found by visiting the Contacts page.

What if my question is not listed?

 

Contact the VP of your age group.  VP Contact Information can be found by visiting the Contacts page.


STAY CONNECTED TO YOUR TEAM

Keep connected to your team. Quickly check schedules and team updates, plus message other members on your team and receive heads-up from athletes about practice. Enjoy unlimited access to scores & stats, photo/video sharing, and more.


ESSENTIAL COACH HOW-TO'S

Accessing TeamCenter

Easily add and edit athlete info, manage schedules, and message team members

Messaging Your Team in TeamCenter

Send a message to an individual member, selected members, or the entire team directly from TeamCenter or from the SportsEngine mobile app

Basic Team Management

Perform basic tasks using the Team Page Team Management functionality

Add Contacts to Receive Team Messages

Add additional email addresses to a non-member's profile in order to be able to include all athletes in team communications

Managing RSVPs

Manage RSVPs for each athlete within your team’s TeamCenter or within the SportsEngine mobile app

Sending RSVPs for Existing Games or Events

Do you import your game schedules from a third-party scheduler or create them manually on your team page? This article explains how to add RSVPs to those games and events after they are imported.

More Helpful Coach Links

Review help articles about how coaches interact with TeamCenter and the SportsEngine mobile app

Bookmark your Website to the Home Screen of your Mobile Device

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