Coaches and Academies

WEB DESIGN FOR PROFESSIONAL COACHES AND SPORTS ACADEMIES

SPORTING MEDIA BUILDS WEBSITES FOR PROFESSIONAL COACHES AND ACADEMIES

Sporting Media designs and builds websites for Professional Coaches and Sports Academies. We are passionate about sport and its development and we can provide a wide range of functionality to suit individual coaches as well as National Sports Academies.

We deliver websites for:-

  • PGA Golf Professionals
  • Golf Academies
  • Personal Fitness Instructors
  • Football Academies
  • Tennis Coaches
  • Athletic Coaches
  • Professional Cricket Coaching Academies

For coaches and academies a well-designed website is now an essential marketing tool to help you communicate with your customers, students, the clubs that you work with as well as communicating with the businesses you trade with. Sporting Media is passionate about sport and we understand that you need strong strategic partners with the same values, vision and desire that you have to help to achieve your online goals with the same level of success you champion day in, day out.

We build websites that give your customers and athletes the capability to: –

  • Watch instructional videos
  • Sign up to newsletters
  • Book coaching sessions
  • Book lessons online
  • Find out about coaching qualification and badges
  • Find out how to join up to the academy
  • Learn about what facilities you have at your disposal including sports therapy and rehabilitation
  • Find out where your training centres are located and learn about what challenges, tournaments, competitions or matches they could to be involved with and apply for any trials that are coming up

Your website can also link with your Twitter, Facebook and other social media places so you’re always connected to your customers, pupils and those interested in trails. We can also cover your activities outside the sports coaching itself such as any activities linked with major clubs, community events, pro-am challenges or charitable work and other projects that you may be involved with. You will be able to take membership fees online, send out automated renewal messages and send out any discount vouchers such as online stores vouchers that may apply.

Sponsors want to see an official website that is cutting edge in the way that it looks so they are happy with running their ‘brand positioning’ across your media platform. A great looking, functional website that attracts a high volume of traffic shows that you have a strong team behind you and that can greatly help in securing the quality sponsorships you are looking for you as a coach or for your Academy.

As a guideline, according to your requirements, content sections for your website may include:-

News and Blogs

Update news and blogs with our easy-to- use content management system. You or your team can even update news and blogs from your mobile phones and you’ll be able to decide which news and blogs items can invite comments and you can mange comments administration and moderation through the administrative area.

Calendar of events, coaching sessions or lessons

With a calendar or timetable system your website visitors can see at a glance exactly what events are scheduled for every day of every month and they can link directly from the calendar or timetable to the relevant page for that particular event. The calendar can be updated by your or your management team at any time through the content management system. The calendar could list the lessons, matches, tournaments, trails, meetings or competitions that you are staging or that you are linked with.

Site Registration and Log-in

With this system athletes and customers can register with your website for free to receive newsletters and emails as well as to be able to get log-in access to certain sections of the website that aren’t available to the general public.

Email Distribution System

Enabling your management team to deliver various volumes of batch emails directly from your website or via specialist high volume email marketing providers. As well as being able to communicate with your athletes, customers, and coaching teams, you will also be able to send emails to press contacts to announce press previews, issue press accreditations and announce press calls and photo opportunities.

Academy Application Forms

Your new website will contain any online application forms you need.

Course details and options

In this section you can list all the courses and qualifications you or your academy offer including application details, entry requirements, fees and timetables.

Player and Coaches Profiles

Academies can feature players and coaches individually with a breakdown of their professional details and achievements

Links to Facebook, Twitter and others

We can build social media buttons built into your site, setting up RSS news feeds from your site into various social media websites such as Facebook so that you or your academy are communicating with a whole range of social media websites whenever they post news on their main website. We can help you share image galleries with websites such as Flickr and set up social media pages for your coaching work or academy within Facebook, Twitter, Linked in and others, thereby maximizing your reach to all as well as driving traffic back to your website.

Online Shop

Online shops can add profits to your coaching work, your fitness centres or your Academies keeping participants and sponsors happy.Shoppers from the UK bought £44 billion of goods online in 2010 spending more online than any other European country and these figures are set to rise for the next 5 years so it’s essential that your online shop makes it easy for those wanting to make purchases from you

We apply the level of time and professionalism required in building your online store so that it appeals to your online buyers. Your team will be able to update your shop through the content management system giving you the capability to sell merchandise including any clothing, books, dvd’s, or gift vouchers through your online shop. We can also apply special codes for any items that you may be selling where proceeds go to charities.

If you are a PGA Head Golf Professional for a club then you may require an online shop that has a large range of equipment from various manufacturers and we can build this shop for you in a way that is easy for your team to update and manage.

All our online shops are scalable upwards to the level of being able to deliver enterprise grade e-retailing solutions in multiple currencies and languages with country by country tax codes and including the management of fulfillment houses. For more details on our e-commerce solutions please click here.

Photo Galleries

We can provide numerous photo gallery styles and as part of the design process will be to choose the style of photo gallery that suits you best. The photo galleries are easy for your team to update and this is a great way to keep your customers and athletes up to date on all that is happening. We can show you how to optimize your images for the web as part of your initial training so that people in your team can update your photo galleries.

Videos

Through the content management system you’ll be able to add videos directly to your website at any time without using Youtube or other networks or by hosting videos directly within your website.

Advertising and Sponsor’s Logos

We can build your site in a way that creates space to run advertising and to run your sponsors’ logos that link to their own websites. If required we can swap these adverts over on a regular basis for you or even set up an advertising server that gives you or your management team the ability to manage your advertising through an easy to use control panel.

We hope this section gives you an idea of the type of content and functionality that we can build into your new website. We are always interested in hearing from clients and potential clients on what they expect and require from their websites moving forward as this is the core of our business. If you have any questions about how we can design your coaching services or coaching academy website or for any further details please get in touch.
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Sporting Media builds websites for professional coaches and academies

These include coaches and academies such as:-

PGA Golf Professionals

Golf Academies

Personal Fitness Instructors

Football Academies

Tennis Coaches

Athletic Coaches

Professional Cricket Coaching Academies

For coaches and academies a well-designed website is now an essential marketing tool to help you communicate with your customers, students, the clubs that you work with as well as communicating with the businesses you trade with.

Sporting Media is passionate about sport and we understand that you need strong strategic partners with the same values, vision and desire that you have to help to achieve your online goals with the same level of success you champion day in, day out.

We build websites that give your customers and athletes the capability to: – Watch instructional videos

Sign up to newsletters

Book coaching sessions

Book lessons online

Find out about coaching qualification and badges

Find out how to join up to your academy

Learn about what facilities you have at your disposal including sports therapy and rehabilitation

Find out where your training centres are located and learn about what challenges, tournaments, competitions or matches they could to be involved with and apply for any trials that are coming up.

Your website can also link with your Twitter and Facebook presence and to cover your activities outside the sport itself such as any activities linked with major clubs, community events, pro-am challenges or charitable work and projects that you may be involved with.

You will be able to take membership fees online, send out automated renewal messages and send out any discount vouchers such as online stores vouchers that may apply.

Sponsors want to see an official website that is cutting edge in the way that it looks so they are happy with running their ‘brand positioning’ across your media platform. A great looking, functional website that attracts a high volume of traffic shows that you have a strong team behind you and that can greatly help in securing the quality sponsorships you are looking for you as a coach or for your Academy.

Here is a list of the type of functionality you may require from your website:-

News and Blogs

Update news and blogs with our easy to use content management system. You or your team can even update news and blogs from your mobile phones and you’ll be able to decide which news and blogs items can invite comments and you can mange comments administration and moderation through the administrative area.

Calendar of events, coaching sessions or lessons

With a calendar or timetable system your website visitors can see at a glance exactly what events are scheduled for every day of every month and they can link directly from the calendar or timetable to the relevant page for that particular event.

The calendar can be updated by your or your management team at any time through the content management system. The calendar could list the lessons, matches, tournaments, trails, meetings or competitions that you are staging or that you are linked with.

Site Registration and Log-in

With this system athletes and customers can register with your website for free to get receive newsletters and emails as well as to be able to log-in to certain sections of the website

Fan Club Membership Registration

Including any membership fees and renewals

Email Distribution System

That enables your management team to deliver various volumes of batch emails directly from your website or via specialist high volume email marketing providers. As well as being able to communicate with your athletes, customers, and coaching teams, you will also be able to send emails to press contacts to announce press previews, issue press accreditations and announce press calls and photo opportunities.

Academy Application Forms

Your new website will contain any online application forms you need.

Course details and options

In this section you can list all the courses and qualifications you or your academy offer including application details, entry requirements, fees and timetables.

Player and Coaches Profiles

Academies can feature players and coaches individually with a breakdown of their professional details and achievements

Links to Facebook, Twitter and others

We can build social media buttons built into your site, setting up RSS news feeds from your site into various social media websites such as Facebook so that you or your academy are communicating with a whole range of social media websites whenever they post news on their main website.

We can help you share image galleries with websites such as Flickr and set up social media pages for your coaching work or academy within Facebook, Twitter, Linked in and others, thereby maximizing your reach to all as well as driving traffic back to your website.

Online Shop

Online shops can add profits to your coaching work, your fitness centres or your Academies keeping participants and sponsors happy.

Shoppers from the UK bought £44 billion of goods online in 2010 spending more online than any other European country.

We apply the level of time and professionalism required in building your online store so that it appeals to your online buyers.

Your team will be update your shop through the content management system giving you the capability to sell merchandise including any clothing, books, dvd’s, or gift vouchers through your online shop. We can also apply special codes for any items that you may be selling where proceeds go to charities.

If you are a PGA Head Golf Professional for a club then you may require an online shop that has a large range of equipment from various manufacturers and we can build this shop for you in a way that is easy for your team to update and manage.

Photo Galleries

We can provide numerous photo gallery styles and as part of the design process will be to choose the style of photo gallery that suits you best.

The photo galleries are easy for your team to update and this is a great way to keep your customers and athletes up to date on all that is happening.

We can show you how to optimise your images for the web as part of your initial training so that people in your team can update your photo galleries.

Videos

Through the content management system you’ll be able to add videos directly to your website at any time without using Youtube or other networks or by hosting videos directly within your website.

Advertising and Sponsor’s Logos

We can build your site in a way that creates space to run advertising and to run your sponsors’ logos that link to their own websites.

If required we can swap these adverts over on a regular basis for you or even set up an advertising server that gives you or your management team the ability to manage your advertising through an easy to use control panel.

We hope this gives you an idea of the type of content and functionality that we can build into your new website. If there you have any questions or for further details please email us here or call any time on Tel: XXXXX

In addition to building your site we can provide the following services:-

Hosting, Data Back-Up and Support

We manage the hosting of your website via one of the World’s leading secure hosting companies.

We can present various options on automated back-up systems to protect your site’s content at all times.

Training

Sporting Media provides training for customers on an ongoing basis.

We build your website on powerful content management systems and we show you how to best use these systems to keep your site updated and to communicate with your audiences and customers.

As well as providing training and support to your team in using the content management system we also provide training and ongoing assistance in using any of the major third party technology which we build into your website such as ecommerce systems.


We have a selection of training packages available depending on your ongoing requirements.

Managed Web Content Service

We understand that many athletes, coaches and academies don’t have the infrastructure to be able to maintain regular website updates and we can provide a web content updating service that will ensure your web presence is of the quality that you demand.

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