The Sportlyzer Blog

We write about sports coaching, club management, training, and our software updates.

Sportlyzer product update: coaches’ rights, failed emails widget, and more

January 22, 2018 - Posted by
Player and parent apps, failed emails, coaches’ rights and free SMS

Our last months have been busy. While most of the development we have done is not visible to you (restructuring the code so that we could later add some really nice stuff), there are some useful things that you can benefit from right away. Here’s a quick overview:

  • Easily invite players and parents to use Sportlyzer
  • Failed emails widget will give you an overview of which emails could not be delivered.
  • Coaches can’t edit other coaches’ training sessions or attendance anymore.
  • You will receive a certain percentage of your monthly payment as free SMS credits each month.

Sportlyzer is hiring a Full Stack Developer

December 4, 2017 - Posted by
Sportlyzer is hiring a full stack developer

Sportlyzer is looking for a full stack web developer to join our small and agile team. You will develop both client and server components of our software platform for youth sports clubs, including different technologies like PHP, MySQL, HTML, AngularJS, etc.

Can player evaluation and aptitude testing be harmful to kids and how to do it safely?

March 20, 2017 - Posted by
Player evaluation and testing kids by Sportlyzer.com

Unexpected reaction to our Tests feature release

Everyone in our team was excited when we released new features for player evaluation and testing and sending progress reports via email. We had planned it with the best intention to help coaches track player’s progress and give personal feedback to players – the thing that parents are missing most from their kids’ sport clubs.

Everything started very well and we got very positive feedback from many clubs using our software. But suddenly an opposition rose on our Facebook page over the issue of whether player evaluation and testing would deprive kids of fun of playing. Our post received comments like:

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