Goalie Launches an eVite for Sports Teams

Posted by Rob Lewis

Ian Bell of Something Simpler fame - and Techvibes' Digital People to Watch in BC list - launched version 1.0 of his pet project RosterBot today.

RosterBot is an RSVP system for sports teams. It's generic enough to handle hockey, soccer, ultimate, or any team-based sport but functional enough to make management of your team easier. Ian describes it as an "eVite for sports teams”.

It’s a pretty simple system: You can paste in the email addresses of all the players on your team, input dates of your upcoming games (which is even easier if it’s a recurring event) and the system does the rest to figure out who’s coming and who’s not. I got the idea when I became tired of sifting thru all the big long email threads from each of the hockey teams I play on where the team manager is trying to figure out who’ll be coming to the next game. It’s a painful, tedious task that all too quickly fills up Inboxes and Blackberries.

Ian has spared for my hockey team in net once and I can tell you first-hand that this is a guy that you don't want missing any games.

Company:
Rosterbot
Website:
http://www.rosterbot.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

RosterBot is a leading Team Management service targeting athletes and teams at every level from child to professional. RosterBot's mission is to encourage people to live healthier lives through team sport. We do this by providing tools that take the work out of play, making it easier for athletes to enjoy and share their passion. more


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Rob Lewis

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