Summer 2022: Top Product Updates
Your Coaches’ Lives Are About to Get Easier with LeagueApps Mobile
Our mobile apps just got a bunch of really awesome improvements, which will make it easier for you and your coaches to manage teams, communications, and events. We’ve released several new features including Coach Notes, so no one on the team misses a single message from you. Your coaches and staff can also input custom event locations, as well as game scores directly in the mobile app. Get your teams started on Play today!
Want your logo in the app stores and on your member’s phone home screens? Learn more about our branded apps!
Choose Whether to Include Tournament Games in Your Standings
You now have the ability to include or exclude tournament games from your standings calculations. Existing partners will see no change in your current standings calculations. Any partners who joined LeagueApps after August 10, 2022 will have tournament games counted in standings unless they turn this feature setting on. Learn more here.
Assign Scorekeepers for Games on Our Mobile Apps
You can give designated staff roles the permission to add and edit game scores on our mobile apps. Get started here.
Spring 2022: Top Product Updates
Explore the Refreshed Global Search Experience
This Global Search will improve the LeagueApps platform performance and search queries for your organization. In the new experience, when you are utilizing the global search feature, you will be prompted to select the type of data they are searching for from list of six categories before you will be surfaced the records: Member, Team, Program, Product, Location, Invoice. Learn more here.
Limit Parents and Players from Viewing Team Rosters
LeagueApps has expanded our Team Roster Visibility permissions in your team settings page! This update allows you to limit parents and players from viewing team rosters, while still allowing coaches and staff members to view team rosters, in our member portal and mobile apps. This update does not force changes to any existing roster settings if you are currently using this feature. Learn more here.
Discover the New LeagueApps.com Website
LeagueApps has released a brand new version of LeagueApps.com! This completely revamped website includes extensive information on our products and features, and how it can help our partners broken down by sport, program type, and role. Additionally, we’ve featured several ways that our partners our using LeagueApps, which you can watch here.
Winter 2022: Top Product Updates
Simplify Player Evaluations with TeamGenius
TeamGenius is the leading athlete evaluation software provider for youth sports organizations, with an easy-to-use platform for managing tryouts, camps, and player feedback and development programs. LeagueApps has teamed up with TeamGenius so that you can get instant access to the registration and player data you need to start running athlete evaluation. Get started here.
Get More Control Over Your Data with Google Sheets
Google Sheets is a free online spreadsheet app that lets you create and format spreadsheets and work with other people. We teamed up with Google Sheets so that you can easily get your data out of LeagueApps and distribute it throughout your business—no CSV download or manual effort needed. Get started here.
Don’t Miss Out on Mobile App Chats with New FOMO Functionality
While our mobile apps already showed your members who on their teams can’t chat (since those who don’t have the app can’t send and receive chat messages), we’ve now taken this a step further. If your member doesn’t have the app and gets a chat, they will now get an email letting them know of the message and a button that drives them to download the app. For Branded Apps, the links take them to the branded app. If they don’t have a branded app, the link takes them to LeagueApps Play.
Improve the Member Login and Account Creation Experience
We’ve released an update which will improve the LeagueApps login experience for you and your members. As part of this update, your members will now see your organization’s logo on the login screen – view this support article with the logo guidelines. This update will improve the user experience and design of the login and account creation for members, especially on mobile devices; minimize the roadblocks for new members to complete registration; and reduce the number of questions from members trying to log in and register.
2021: Top Product Updates
Keep Members in the Know with Our New Mobile Apps
Put your programs in the palm of your members’ hands with our free and branded participant apps for team management and communication. Our mobile apps integrate seamlessly with our Management Console (no double data entry required!) to help save you time, and make it simple for participants to stay up to speed without spammy ads. LeagueApps Play is available for download on iOS and Android – learn more here. Want a branded version of LeagueApps Play so you can put your organization’s logo on your members’ home screens and in the app stores? Click here to learn more.
Simplify and Improve Your Hotel Bookings with Lucid Travel
Lucid Travel is a travel management platform that allows tournament organizers to set up and manage lodging for their events and seamlessly drive greater conversion of hotel room bookings, thus increasing your revenue. Once you enable Lucid Travel within LeagueApps and choose which programs you want to integrate with Lucid Travel, Lucid Travel will provide your members access to automated deals and room blocks. You will get a custom travel page, financial reporting and payment tracking, as well as expedited access to rebate fees, rather than waiting 30-60 days for the hotel to pay it after the event. Learn more here.
Instantly Verify USA Hockey Memberships
LeagueApps’ USA Hockey Verification allows you to instantly validate staff and athletes’ memberships at the time of registration, automatically ensuring that your participants have a valid USA Hockey membership and saving you time and resources. You must manually turn on this feature in the Management Console’s new Verifications page under the Connect dropdown, and then turn them on in programs you have set up. Learn more here.
Turn on Health Checks to Keep Your Members Safe
Health Checks give admins, coaches, and captains a reliable tool to collect evaluations from players and staff prior to them showing up in-person to a scheduled game, practice, or event. You must manually turn on Health Checks in the Management Console’s Program Settings, and they will apply to all events in that program’s schedule. Learn more here.
Protect Your Athletes and Organization with Player’s Health
Player’s Health offers a full risk management solution to local and youth sports organizations. They provide a fully customized coach compliance training based on your state, sport, and affiliations. This includes conducting a free risk assessment of your organization, and then helping you mitigate all the risks via a partnership with JDP to perform background checks, coach compliance training, and an abuse reporting tool that complies with federal requirements. LeagueApps has teamed up with Player’s Health to make it as easy as possible for you to better comply with the evolving safety and legal requirements for you and your sports organization, right inside LeagueApps. Learn more here.
New Login Experience: Ensuring Your Accounts are as Secure as Possible
We made some changes to the LeagueApps login and account creation experience for both admins and members. These changes should make the account creation and login process more seamless. Now, users will only need to remember a single email and password for any organization they participate in that is powered by LeagueApps. Learn more here.
2020: Top Product Updates
Help Your Athletes Get Recruited With NCSA College Recruiting
NCSA College Recruiting is a recruiting platform that helps high school athletes navigate the college recruiting process by connecting them to college coaches. We teamed up with NCSA College Recruiting to give your members the option of creating a free recruiting profile while they’re registering for your program. Learn more here.
Control Your Program Communications with Content Editor
The newest version of the Content Editor makes it even easier to apply formatting to your member emails, registration messages, and more. We have even applied the editor to more places in the management console so you have more control over how your communications look coming from LeagueApps. Learn more here.
Take Your Marketing Further with Mailchimp
Automatically send data from LeagueApps to your Mailchimp account with one of our newest integrations. Set-up is done directly within the LeagueApps Management Console, so no more time consuming imports and exports. Get started here.
Team Manager Makes Your Life Easier
Team Manager makes it easy to view a condensed list of teams registered across programs, and quickly search, filter, and select the teams you’d like to bulk edit, move, or copy. The result: a better way to manage teams across your tournaments and leagues.
Quicker Access to Signed Waivers
There’s a new Waivers tab in the member details page that gives admins access to all signed waivers for a given member across all programs in one view.
Go Green, Play Forever!
We’ve introduced an optimized user experience to the management console. Learn about the changes to the navigation, color palette, and typography here.
Member Portal Invoices Page Optimized for a Better Experience
Your members can now see the sum of all outstanding balance amounts across all unpaid and or partially paid invoices, they can use a select all checkbox to quickly select multiple invoices to pay at once, and invoices receipts have been optimized for printing.
Management Console Member Details Page Optimized to Condense Logistical Information
Admins can now see Total Invoice Amount & Balance Due per registration and a sum of all registrations, the member registrations list has been separated into Current and Past tabs, and admins can now save a note per member to keep track any relevant information.
New Accounting Codes for Financial Reporting
Accounting codes are a new terminology setting which allow admins to assign custom codes to programs to group them for financial reporting purposes.
2019: Top Product Updates
Now Create File Upload Member Profile Fields
You can now create a file upload member profile field to collect documents once during account creation, in addition to collecting documents during program registrations.
Add Financial Data on Team Roster for Program Staff Access
If you need your coaches or team staff to see player’s invoice information you can now add that to your program’s team roster settings!
Import Calendar Events into Your Schedule
The schedule import tool can now import calendar events in addition to games.
Save Credit Card Without Charging It
If you want to require Auto Pay for a payment plan but do not want to require the first installment payment during registration, a “Save Payment Method Only” button will now appear to the registrant on the payment step. See what that looks like here.
Move and Delete Registrants from a Booking
Bookings now has registrant management tools to move or delete registrant(s) from booking time slots. With each move or delete the admin is able to choose if and how the invoice is changed as a result. See how it works here.
Admins can Apply Partial Payments to Invoice
Admins can now type in an amount to pay towards the total amount due using the Pay Now invoice tool. Read more here.
Enjoy Faster, Streamlined Registrations
Based on much research and design work, we optimized the participant experience with faster, more streamlined registrations for programs on LeagueApps. Read more here.
Get the Most Detailed Transaction Details in Our Updated Report
Bank Transfer ID and Bank Transfer Date have been added as data columns to the Transaction Detail Report Export. This report now has the most detailed view of transactions including Team level details, payment information and bank transfer details all in one view. This is a valuable report for accounting reconciliation. Read more here.
2018: Top Product Updates
Check Out Our New Pool Play Scheduling Features
LeagueApps now supports Pool Play schedule imports and displays for tournaments. Key updates include a schedule at the Master Grouped Program level, the ability to create pools within tournament divisions, an updated import file to support pool-play and a new setting to exclude a team’s game score from standings calculations. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and get a coaching session.
Get Advanced Reporting, Flexibility, and Security with Our Email Updates
Three key updates were made: 1) We added an email validation step when a member creates a LeagueApps account to improve the validity of email addresses within your account. 2) There is a new layer of reporting on email address statuses, so you can see if a member’s email address is unsubscribed or bounced. 3) Members can now unsubscribe and re-subscribe from their member dashboards. Learn more here.
Create Bookings Faster than Ever
Updates were made to expedite program creation for lessons and facility rentals. There is a new multi-select for day & time and improved customer discovery. Learn more here.
Get the Most Out of Our Team Rosters
Add more player details on our new team rosters. We increased the limit of Custom Member & Registration form fields that you can display on a team roster and player card. Learn more here.
Take Control of Your Finances with Our Payment Plan Report
View details on failed payment plan transactions, which plans require Auto Pay, and export expected transaction amounts for future installment dates.
Better Manage Lessons and Reservations with Bookings
Manage private or grouped lessons and reservations. Players can find a program based on an instructor, location, date or time and register from a calendar view.
Don’t Let Members Miss Any Communications, with Secondary Emails
A new Secondary Email field on member profiles, allows an additional email to receive Bulk Messages, Program Messages and calendar notifications. Financial messages are not included in communications to a secondary email.
Save Hours of Manually Importing Events with Calendar Sync
Players, Parents, and Coaches can now sync their sports schedule from LeagueApps to their calendar app of choice. This is available on mobile, tablet and desktop. Learn more here.
2017: Top Product Updates
ReCaptcha Now Live on LeagueApps Sites
ReCaptcha protects LeagueApps sites from spam and fake accounts while keeping account creation easy for humans. This setting is active on all LeagueApps sites and can be turned off by request.
Access Our New API
Our new API is live and is more self-serving with new access to secure admin-level data. Partners can generate API access directly from their Admin Console. Please note that APIs provide access to a site’s secure data and should only be shared with authorized users.
New Classes Feature Available for Grouped and Session Programs
A new program type, Classes, has been added. Classes are always session-based so they will be visible if you have Grouped & Session programs enabled. Classes can be categorized and participants can multi-select classes as they register.
Track Player and Staff Attendance with New Check-In Feature
The new Calendar Check-in feature works in conjunction with Calendar Events. Admins and Program Staff now have the ability to check-in players and staff to an event. Improve your program’s check-in process and gain analytics around attendance with the new Attendance Report.
Track Web Page Views Clicks, Conversions, and More with Digital Insights
Analytics settings in LeagueApps are now easier to understand and set up. The ‘Google Analytics’ page in the Admin Console has been relabeled to ‘Digital Insights.’ Insert tracking code from a third-party analytics tool of your choice (Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel, Google Tag Manager, SEO tags, etc.) to the Digital Insights page in LeagueApps to start tracking webpage views, clicks, registration conversions and more!
Invite and Track Players with Our Player Invite Tool
Easily invite players from a Tryout to a Club Team, or from last season’s event to next season’s. Under the ‘People’ sub-section of a program, there is a new ‘Player Invite’ page where Admins can view members that have been invited to the program or send players invites to other programs. Each invitation’s status is tracked from Pending to Accepted or Declined.
Get Started with LeagueApps Gateway
LeagueApps Gateway powered by Stripe is the best payment gateway option for sports organizers. Are you interested in LeagueApps fees applied as the transaction is processed instead of a monthly bill? Click here to learn more about the benefits of LeagueApps Gateway.
Quickly Publish New Pages with Our Page Template Builder
Make building pages easy using our new page templates. Simply fill in the blanks, click save and you’re done!
Easily Post and Share Content with Our Blog Tool
Create your own news articles using our new blog tool! Share content with your participants and easily post it to your LeagueApps website.
Set Up Passwords for Program Registration
If you run elite or invite only programs then use our program setting to require a password in order to register for a program.
2016: Top Product Updates
RSVP to Scheduled Events
Players, Parents, and Staff can now RSVP to games and events from their LeagueApps schedule! Learn more about how RSVP looks and works here.
Access Mobile-Optimized Admin View
Not only can your members easily register and use their account on a mobile device, now admins can perform day to day tasks on mobile as well. Some of our most popular admin tools are now available in a mobile-optimized view – no pinching, zooming or tilting needed. Learn more here.
Create Emails Fast with Our Email Template Tool
In our broadcast messaging tool we’ve added a feature to build and choose a template when sending an email.
New Admin Dashboard: Get the Information You Need in Just One Click
On the dashboard there are a couple of new sections, including What’s Happening, Quick Links and Top Programs. These sections are designed to instantly display important information and get you where you need to go in the console in just a click.
View All Program Information with the New Program Summary Report
Now you can instantly view a condensed, customizable, sortable and exportable program report with information like amount paid, amount outstanding, registration deadline date and remaining capacity.
View All Events on One Page with the New Master Schedule Feature
The master schedule is an admin report that condenses all games and events into one page, with filters for programs, locations and sub-locations.
Organize E-Commerce Products in Your Storefront and Shopping Cart
In addition to assigning products to your programs for registrants to add to their cart during registration, you can now assign products to an auto-formatted store front page! You can even create and organize your products into different categories in the store front.
Run Transaction and Invoice Reporting for Every Site in Your Organization
Do you have multiple sites under your LeagueApps account? Now you can run transaction and invoice reports that combine the data from all of your sites! Read more about this report here.
Now You Can Issue Credits
Issue credits to players, coaches, and families instead of giving refunds.
Create Small Groups in Registration: Admins can allow registrants to create small groups that other players can register to. Great for programs who accept free agents and friend requests. See how admins can set it up and how it works for the registrant.
2015: Top Product Updates
New User-Friendly View for the Content Page Editor
New more user friendly format allowing for easier pictures and video embedding and table building. See how it works here.
Run a Report to View All Registration Form Field Entries
Allows admins to quickly and easily tally up the number of answers to form field questions that were asked to players during the registration process. See how to run this report.
Instantly Gather All of the Documents You Need During Registration
Collect documents such as birth certificates and medical forms from members during registration. See more here.
Automatically Import Your Schedule to LeagueApps
Build your schedule your way, then upload it into LeagueApps via Excel document. See how here.
Allow Members to Set Up Saved Payments
One-click payments for participants and admins can set up auto-charge payment plans. See more here.
Get More Flexibility and Organization with Program Grouping
Program Grouping allows you to create a main program, which will then house multiple sub-programs. This gives organizers more flexibility and organization in setting up programs with different divisions, levels and sessions. See more here.
Validate Your USA Lacrosse Membership
Admins can activate the US Lacrosse membership validation program in the LeagueApps App Center and choose to require a valid US Lacrosse number in order to register for a program.
Customize Standings Rules Per Program
Different sports call for different standings rules, so now you can customize your standings per program!