Attendance tracking is now available to teams of all levels who use WrestlingIQ to run their wrestling team.
Traditionally attendance tracking is hard to stay on top of. Paper (don’t even get me started), spreadsheets locked down to one computer, or a coach that has a sophisticated way of doing it but can’t make every practice.
Check the video below to see how coaches can now take attendance quickly with a computer, tablet, or any other internet connected device. This update also includes an attendance report you can view and download to your own computer. If your athletic director asks you for your attendance tracking records, pull one of these up, download it, and send it over.
After spending the winter months making WrestlingIQ useful for club teams, it’s time to add some polish. Special thanks to Justin and Andy for all their time and support.
Automatic Emails Upon Parent Registration
When you create, or edit, a paid session you now have the option to add a ‘Welcome Email’. If you enter text into this section, parents will automatically get this emailed to them after they have registered their kid for a specific session with your wrestling club.
Hyperlinks In Calendar Events
The other small update today is the ability to add hyperlinks and styling to the notes section of an event.
You should expect more emails like this from me. I haven’t done a good job of this so far, but I expect to send an email to everyone who wants it every time I release new features within WrestlingIQ. So, you should see a few more of these emails, but what are the next features I plan to build?
My focus for the spring and summer is going to be….
- Ensure all club team using WrestlingIQ are successful.
- Upgrades to the messaging portion of WrestlingIQ (special thanks to Sean and Anthony for helping with this).
- Native apps
- Calendar export to popular systems such as Google Calendar, Outlook, etc
Time will tell how quickly these things get built, but I’ll be here every week working towards making those a reality. Stay tuned!
One new feature that I haven’t talked much about is the ability to send invites for your events in the team calendar. This works a lot like event invites on other systems like Google or Outlook. You drop into the event, add who you want to invite, and WrestlingIQ automatically emails them asking if they can attend.
Here’s a video of it in action, please excuse the rough cut nature of the video – I really like making these clips, but they are a long ways from polished!
A while back I showed the initial version of the practice plan builder within WrestlingIQ.
Two key features missing from that initial version was the ability to save/reuse common practice sections and to automatically notify the coaching staff that a new plan is ready for them to review. I recently finished up those features and they are now available to anyone using WrestlingIQ. Here’s a quick demo: