TheDrillBook - F.A.Q.

Login Questions

Fast Switching

You sure can! Once you are an existing member, any invitations you receive allow you to register as an existing user.

This automatically tags the new team to your account and you can seamlessly switch between them by clicking the "Fast Switcher" icon in your locker.

Fast Switching

You sure can! Once you are an existing member, any invitations you receive allow you to register as an existing user.

This automatically tags the new team to your account and you can seamlessly switch between them by clicking the "Fast Switcher" icon in your locker.

Active Team

This will bring up a dialog that lists all the teams you belong to and the role you play in brackets.

If you are the parent of a player, their team will be shown along with the childs first name, helpful for families with more than one child.

Active Team

You are an active coach, you have also been invited as a player on another team and registered, then became an assistant coach on still another team.

Now you want to be able to switch between these teams while still staying logged into a single account. Simply click on the fast switcher icon in the bottom of your locker.

Active Team

This will bring up a dialog that lists all the teams you belong to and the role you play in brackets.

If you are the parent of a player, their team will be shown along with the childs first name, helpful for families with more than one child.

New Team

This switching can also be done from any page with the switch button at the top right.

Clicking this button will bring up the same dialog.

Yes, use the same login credentials on the mobile apps as you do on the website. All data created, edited or deleted on the apps is instantly available to users on the website and vice-versa.
Surf Drills

The ability to have one login used for multiple teams and multiple roles is great, but sometimes its easy to forget what locker you currently have active.

So for your convenience, your current role, name and active team is displayed in your locker.

New Team

On the login page, click on the "Forgot Password" button.

Fill in your username and submit. You will receive an email with a link to continue the password recovery process. 

New Team

On the login page, click on the "Forgot Username" button.

Fill in your email address and submit, if there are any usernames associated with that email, they will be sent to that address. Enter your username and password to login to the site again.

As a first step, please close your browser and try to login using another browser. For example, if you are using Internet Explorer, close it and try to login using Chrome or Firefox. If you do not have a second browser installed, or you have tried this and you still cannot login, please contact us directly here.
NamePlate Click on the namebar in your locker and click on the “Change My Password” button, follow instructions.

SIGN UP

To become a Coach on TheDrillbook.com is a simple and free process! Simply head to our sign-up page located here New Team

Once on the sign up page, you will need to indicate whether you are a new or an existing user. If you are a new user, simply follow the prompts and fill in your details. If you are an existing user, fill in your existing username and password.

The difference between accepting the invitation as it relates to a player who is over 13 or under 13 is as follows:

Over 13

  • A player who is over 13 can register themselves as a user and they will have their own login credentials along with their own locker
  • A player can invite either one or both parents to join TheDrillbook by going to the Team Management page in their locker. Each parent that registers will have their own login credentials and their own locker
  • Alternatively, a parent can register the player and the family will share the login credentials with one locker

Under 13

  • A parent is required to register a player that is under 13 and the family will have one set of login credentials
  • The parent and player will share the Family Locker
  • Using the fast switch button located in the locker, one can easily switch between player and parent roles within the Family Locker

Coaches Questions

Surf Drills

In the coaches locker there is a "Drills" icon, which allows a coach to look through all drills available to them at their teams age-level.

The drills are broken down into categories, but there is still a large amount of resources available, and remembering which ones you like can become a task itself.

Surf Drills

To the right of each drill is a star, simply click on it to mark it as a favorite. Clicking the star again will remove them from your favorites.



The drills can now be choosen from their favorites when creating a practice by choosing "Load Favorite Drills" from the category drop down.

Surf Drills
Choose Type of Practice

Yes, you can! We have a feature called the "Practice Library" which allows coaches to create full practices and have the ready to use at a moments notice.

Click on the Practice Builder icon in your locker and then on the Practice Library icon to open it up.

Choose Type of Practice

Add a memorable name, the duration and a description and you are ready to go.

These details can be modified at any time without effecting practices that make use of the details.

Choose Type of Practice

Create the practice just like you would using the practice builder and it is ready for use at any time from whether you are building a practice from the website or on the mobile apps.

Choose Type of Practice

Yes, you can! We have a drill builder engine which allows coaches to create your own, private drills and have them ready to use when creating practices.

Click on the "Create A Drill" icon in your locker to fire up the engine.

Choose Type of Practice

Add or edit details such as ice-type, goalies needed, teaching points and age levels.

These details can be modified at any time, allowing you to grow an extensive drill library.

Choose Type of Practice



Use our custom Drill Builder to drag icons onto the ice surface, show movement and add descriptive comments to create an engaging drill of your own!

Choose Type of Practice

TheDrillBook.Com has put together pre-built practices for the coach who is pressed for time and wants not only a great practice, but one designed to work on skills they need for his players.

When a practice date is set in the practice builder the coach is given the option to either make a custom practice, or load a pre-built.



The pre-builts will be listed based on age level and duration of practice, view the details on each one and select to load.

Loaded Practice

Once selected, all practice details are loaded and structured around the times the coach has set, ready to email to your team to be viewed on the website or in the mobile apps.

Calendar Questions

 

Subscribe 1


Once you are logged into the app, click on the settings button on your locker screen.

Click on the Subscribe To The Team Calendar button.

Subscribe prompt


The app will confirm with you, select Subscribe and the calendar will be added to your iPhone or iPad listing.

Subscribe Done


If you would like to view the events, select “View Events” or select “Done”

Other Calendars

In your Google calendar page, click on the down-arrow next to 'Other Calendars' .

Click on the option 'Add By URL' from the menu that drops down

Add Calendar

On your Team Manage page, there is a URL to your teams calendar at the bottom of the page in the section 'Team Calendar Address'.

Copy this address and paste it into the URL field. Click 'Add Calendar' and you are subscribed.

Note from Google: It may take up to 8 hours for changes in ICS feeds to reflect in your Google Calendar.

Reference google help docs here

Subscription

Membership is paid on a monthly basis. Should you wish to downgrade during the month, you will be refunded for the remaining time of the month. Thereafter, your monthly fee will be reduced if downgrading from Gold to Silver or free, if downgrading from Gold or Silver to Bronze.

Team Management

Team Manage

Once logged into your locker, click on the Team Management icon. Click on the Invite button under “Coach" section. Follow the instructions, the same as any other teammate. The coach will receive an invitation which will allow them to register and be tagged as the coach for your team automatically. You can resend the invite, edit or delete it in the manage button under “Coach" section. Just remember that there can only be 1 Head Coach per team.

Team Manage

If you are already a coach on TheDrillBook, and you are currently in your coaches locker, click on the "Team Management" icon. This will load your team management tools.

In the "Team Options" section, select "Add New Team". Enter the details and the new team becomes active and linked to your account.

New Team
Team Manage

If you are currently in your coaches or managers locker, click on the "Team Management" icon. This will load your team management tools.

In the "Invite My Team and Roster Management" section, click on the "Invite" button for the type of user you want to invite. Fill in the form and submit. The user will receive an invitation with a link that will allow them to register and become a part of your team.

Invite Team

A Coach or Manager can retire a player from the team at any time.

In your locker, click on the Team Management Icon.

Team Manage

Select Manage Players

Invite Team

Select the player that you would like to retire

Retire Player

A parent can also retire a player, or themselves from the team at any time.

In the Family locker, in the parent role, click on the Name bar

Parent Nameplate

Select either “Retire Myself from Team” or “Retire Child from Team”

Retire Parent

A Coach or Manager can retire their team at any time.

Team Manage

Click on the team namebar in the locker. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on “Retire this Team”

Retire Team

Once you retire from a team, you will be redirected to an individual locker. Please click on the fast switch icon in the bottom right to choose a new role.

Team Manage

Attendance

Attendance Icon

Simply click on the “A’ icon in your locker and set your attendance for upcoming events.

Active Team

You can also set your attendance by going to the event in your “Scheduler” on the website or to the “Schedule and Attendance” on your Mobile App.