Jan 03, 2020 • 5 min read
With TeamSnap’s recent partnership with Gatorade Canada, we are proud to announce the assignments feature is now free for TeamSnap users in Canada. Thanks to Gatorade, all Canadian teams can enjoy the benefits of our easy-to-use, time-saving assignment tracker.
What is Assignments?
Whether it’s remembering the Gatorade or snapping pics, your volunteers will know what they need to do. Assignments helps assign tasks to teammates, so you come prepared for the next game.
With volunteer tracking, team managers can stay on top of who’s doing what task. If you’re a coach or team manager, you can assign who is bringing the team fuel with Gatorade and food, tasks and volunteer shifts to parents and players on your team. If you’re a parent or player, you can volunteer for any of these tasks.
You can find Assignments in your event details within the TeamSnap mobile or web app.
Benefits of Assignments
Stay on top of assignments, tasks and signups with Assignments.
“I was at an event and needed to contact a volunteer who hadn’t arrived. I went to the assignment tab, quickly found the volunteer I needed, then I went to the team roster and contacted them and their parents to find out what was happening. This has made life so much easier. We use to use Excel docs, Google Forms, Email, and SignUp.com all to coordinate our activities. This has really brought everything under the same roof.” — Brian Jones, Harding Academy Robots program director
Show up to the next game prepared.
Know who’s bringing snacks and beverages to the next game.
Assign your favorite snack or beverage.
Tell others what snacks or beverages they should bring, or sign up for something yourself.
Make sure it gets done.
You can also assign tasks like volunteer shifts, taking photos, bringing halftime snacks and setting up cones.
How to Create Assignments on Web
How to Create Assignments on Mobile
Note: Assignments are included in the automatic reminder emails sent out two days prior to games and events. For more information on Assignments, visit the Help Center.
Free for users in Canada, thanks to Gatorade!
Historically, the assignments feature was only available to paid teams. With our new partnership, Gatorade Canada has opened Assignments for users in Canada, regardless of which plan they are on. 🎉🎉Now, it will be even easier for you to bring Gatorade to the game. (Just look for the dropdown in the app.) So get out there, rehydrate, replenish and refuel, so you never stop competing.
Lisa Hope is a product marketing manager with TeamSnap and a marketing professor at the University of Florida.