How to Add an Athlete Individually
In this section, you will learn how to add individual athletes to your CoachMePlus installation, covering their basic information, organization, profile photo, and login settings. Follow these steps for a comprehensive guide.
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Video Walkthrough - Adding an Athlete Individually: A Detailed Overview
Step by Step Guide
Step 1: Access the Athletes Menu
- Click on the "Athletes" menu option in the main menu.
Step 2: Add Athlete
- On the Training Group page, select the "+ Athletes" button.
Step 3: Create Athlete
- Choose "Create Athlete" from the "+ Athletes" submenu.
Step 4: Enter Athlete Basic Information
- 1 - The email address is a required field for creating an account.
- 2 - Enter Athlete First Name and Last Name.
- 3 - Enter Athlete Date of Birth.
Step 5: Enter Organization Information for the Athlete
- 4 - Select the Athlete's Training Group.
- 5 - If using Jersey Numbers to identify your Athlete, enter it here.
- 6 - If using Athlete Positions to organize your Athletes, enter it here.
- 7 - If using Tags to organize your Athletes, enter it here.
Step 6: Add a Profile Photo for Your Athlete
- Add an Athlete Profile Photo from your desktop or mobile device
- Note that your Athlete has the ability to modify their own photo.
Step 7: Complete Login Settings for Your Athlete
8 - Username and Password:
- Enter a username for your athlete. If one is not created, the Athlete's email address can be used for logging in.
- Use this field to enter a password for your Athlete if you would like to manage their initial password.
- Note: The Password field is Optional
9 - Send Welcome Email (Default: On):
- A Welcome email will be sent to the Athlete with login instructions.
- Note: You can only select one of the two options. Selecting both will cause the users to change their password twice.
10 - Send Password Reset:
- This option sends the users an email to their personal email address, informing them to change their password.
11 - Force Password Change:
- This option forces the user to set a new password the next time they log in with their existing password. This allows you to use a temporary password for access to the system.
Once the password is changed, they will log in with the password they chose and not the original one that you sent to them.
By following these steps, you can effectively add individual athletes to your CoachMePlus installation, ensuring they have access to the necessary information and settings for a seamless user experience.