RosterBot App Tutorial shows why the app is an essential companion for athletes.
With the RosterBot App you can keep track of anything to do with your team, on your phone, from anywhere.
Some of the features you can take advantage of are:
- Contacting your team
- Check-in for your next game
- Glancing through your schedule
- Adding new games or new players
- Creating and editing your profile
- Setting positions
- Keeping track of multiple teams at once.
Your Home Screen is where you land when you initially start up the RosterBot app.
Your upcoming events (for all your teams) are listed by date and time with a basic summary of each event like location and attendance information. Here you can RSVP in or out of the events, or tap on an event to go to that specific event's page, even quickly create events for team you manage buy tapping on the plus icon in the lower right.
The top left corner of the app shows 3 lines. Tapping this will open the navigation menu for your RosterBot app. You can access your Teams, Chirp, Payments and your Profile from this men.
Checking into Events
Above is what an event page looks like. You will see there is link to view a map showing your event's location, along with the date, time and details for your event.
To check-in or out for your event, simply tap the toggle to IN or OUT.
Just scroll down to see your Event Roster.
Communicating with your Team
You can chat with your entire team using RosterBot Chirp on the RosterBot app.
Find Chirp from the top left 3 line icon on your Home page. This will take you to the Setting page where you can find Chirp.
Chirp is your team's group chat and will send a notification to every member on the team, both Full-timers and Spares.
You can send emails out to your whole team as well directly from the app, if you are a manager of your team. From the navigation menu you will see an Email Team tab.
Creating a Profile
After logging into the RosterBot app, from the navigation menu, select your name and then View Profile. This is where you can find your notification settings, add information for yourself or an emergency contact, as well as team memberships and team payments information.
Tap Edit and you can enter in all the info you want your team to know. You can also upload your profile picture here, just tap on Open Image Editor, and select Open File and you'll be prompted to either upload an existing picture or take a new one with your device's camera. Once that's done, you can crop your image however you see fit, and tap Use Selected Image to upload.
(The recommended image size should you want to upload your photo is 600 x 600, or 2MB)
Creating a Team
Just like creating a profile, you can create your team right in the app itself. In the Teams section of the navigation menu, tap Create Team to get started.
From here you can add an image to use as you team's banner, choose your sport and skill level, as well as your locale.
You can access and edit this information from the Configure Team tabs in the future.
Adding and Managing Players
You can add players to your team using the RosterBot App as well.
Firstly, the team which you need to add players to from your navigation menu. It will lead you to your team dashboard which will show you a summary of that team's next and previous events, as well as the teams' Chirp feed at the bottom.
When you open the navigation menu again, you'll see more links pertaining to your team. Select the Players tab to begin adding players.
Once on the Players tab, you can select from a few icons under Manager Tools to add players, keep track of attendance, or find contact information and other player details.
You can add players individually, in bulk, or by sending them a link you can copy to your own email. To add a player individually, select Single and fill out the relevant information, then tap Add, and you're good to go!
For adding players in bulk, simply enter all their email addresses into the field separated by commas, and tap Add to finish up.
Adding events is quite simple through the app. Just navigate to the events tab and tap the Plus Icon in the lower right to get started.
This brings up the new event form where you can enter all the important details like who, when, and where you will be playing.
Input the information required in the fields provided and hit Create Event at the bottom, and voila! You’ve added an event.
Subscribing to Events
You can also integrate your team's schedule seamlessly with your iPhone's built in calendar app, just tap on the three dots in the upper right hand corner of the Events tab and select Subscribe from the drop down menu.
Much like adding new players or new events, setting positions for your team begins with finding the positions tab through the navigation menu. Here, you can add all the various roles that need to be filled on your team come game day.
To add a new position, scroll down to the new position field and fill in the revenant info and tap Add.
Now that you’ve created some positions for your team, you need to assign positions to your players. To do this, head back to the Players tab and scroll down to the team roster.
You will see that when you tap a player, you're given the option to edit their details like Jersey, Class, and Positions. Simply choose which positions you would like their primary and secondary to be from the drop down menu and you're all set.
Turning on Push Notifications
Push notifications look exactly like the picture above.
Tapping the notification will take you directly to the notification's page. The above notification would allow you to pay your team's Jersey payment, for example.
Turn on Notifications on Your iPhone
On your iPhone, select the Settings button >> Notifications.
Scroll down to the RosterBot listing and with all notifications enabled, the screen should look like this: