Yes! AthletaDesk now allows you to use your own mobile device to send bulk SMS messages through your SMS client.

This can be done in two different ways:

Sending SMS from the "Athletes" page:

  1. Navigate to "Athletes" from the main menu on the left.
  2. Using the checkboxes, select one, many, or all of your athletes. 
  3. Click the "Email" button and choose SMS Selected Athletes, SMS Selected Parents, or SMS Selected Athletes & Parents.
  4. Click OK in the Privacy Alert pop-up once you've made the necessary changes to your mobile device settings.
  5. Compose and send your message.

Sending SMS from the "Calendar":

  1. Navigate to the "Calendar" from the main menu.
  2. Click on the white space on any day to open the menu. Use the Filter function to bring up only some athletes, if that's whom you would like to message.
  3. Select "SMS Athletes + Parents" from the menu.
  4. Click OK in the Privacy Alert pop-up once you've made the necessary changes to your mobile device settings.
  5. Compose and send your message.

Please Note: Your recipient(s) must have a mobile phone number and "Allow Texting" checked in order to receive a mass SMS message.