“We were looking for a way to try and avoid coaches having to collect cash off parents every month and have it lying around in the bag while we’re setting up our sessions.”
Apart from the concerns over financial security, managing transactions online means there’s peace of mind with data too:
For Stubbington Youth FC, as with any club, the more time on the pitch the better. By moving to online payments, coaches can focus more on being in sport, rather than just administering it:
“Pitchero Payments has increased our revenue because we can track it easily. We’re all volunteers and our coaches just want to set up our sessions and get on with it.”
It took a couple of years to convince parents to move away from having cash on the Rec but it’s a battle the club has won with around 90% now paying their memberships online.