If you do not want to work with the upload templates that are designed for multiple team quick rostering you can easily add players to a team under your organization's registration.


This very detailed step by step screenshot guide will explain the process and show you what to do at every step.


ADD PLAYER TO THE SYSTEM


Step 1 : Login to the system with your primary organization contact account.  You'll see the Organization control screen.

Step 2 : Make sure your looking at the right season.  PONY's new system keeps your previous year's information so you can look at the history of the account.  Adjust the season with the pulldown if necessary.

IF LOGGING IN FOR THE FIRST TIME AFTER RENEWING YOUR MEMBERSHIP YOU WILL NEED TO CHANGE THIS FROM "2017 PONY SEASON" TO "2018 PONY SEASON".

Step 3 : Click the "Players / Admins" button.  It is clearly marked in the left hand navigation column.

Step 4 : With the additional options that are presented click "Add Player/Admin".

Step 5 : Enter your player's First Name, Last Name, and Date of Birth for the system to search if the player has been entered previously or if the player is new to the system.

Step 6 : The system will search for a match to the information you have entered.


If the player was not found as a previous athlete you will be asked to enter their information for addition to the system and placing them on a roster.  Proceed to New Athlete Steps  for instructions on adding the new player to the system.


If the player was previously entered into the PONY system you will be alerted.  Proceed to Returning Athlete Steps for instructions on how to enter the player and add them to the proper team.


NEW ATHLETE STEPS

New Athlete Step 1 : The athlete was not found in the system so the following steps will allow you to add them.  Click "Create New Youth Player"

New Athlete Step 2 :Enter information for the player.  All fields marked with a red asterisk * must be filled out to continue.  Fields with a double red asterisk ** must have one of the fields filled out (example phone numbers, only one is needed not all three).

New Athlete Step 3 :When the information is complete, click "Save & Continue".

New Athlete Step 4 : Next step is to add the athlete to a team.  First select the age group of the team you are adding the player too.

New Athlete Step 5 : Check the "Accepted" checkbox to authorize you are accepting the athlete to your team.  Check the "Age/Legal" checkbox to confirm you have checked that this player if being placed into the correct age group in your organization.  Finally use the "Select a Team" pulldown to display a list of teams that match the Age Group you selected in the previous step.  Select the appropriate team and click "Create Application".

WARNING - IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY TEAMS LISTED IN THE AGE GROUP PULLDOWN EITHER THERE IS AN ISSUE WITH YOUR REGISTRATION.  THERE MAY BE A PROBLEM WITH YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT OR YOU MAY HAVE POSSIBLY SELECTED THE WRONG PLAYTYPE DURING REGISTRATION (REGISTERING THE TEAM AS A FAST PITCH ALL-STAR SOFTBALL TEAM BUT TRYING TO ADD PLAYERS TO IT SELECTING IT AS A TRAVEL/SELECT TOURNAMENT FAST PITCH TEAM.  A TEAM MUST BE SELECTED AT THIS STEP SO PLEASE CONTACT PONY HEADQUARTERS AT 724-225-1060 SO OUR TECH TEAM CAN INVESTIGATE AND CORRECT THE ISSUE FOR YOU. CONTINUING AT THIS STEP WILL ADD THE PLAYER TO THE SYSTEM BUT NOT ADD THEM TO ANY OF YOUR TEAMS.

New Athlete Step 6 : Additional information about the athlete can be added on the next screen including uploading a headshot, uploading a scan of their birth certificate, emergency contact information and player detail information. Although additional information does not need to be added into the system this information may be used in the future with additional integration with Blue Sombrero League Websites and Game Changer Scoring Application.  When you have finished adding additional athlete detail information click "Save" to continue to the final step.

New Athlete Step 7 : You have added a player into your organization and added them to a team's roster.  You are complete.  If adding additional players you can click the Add New Player/Admin button to repeat the process or select another activity in the left hand navigation column.  NOTE : You do not need to "Create Order".  This step is not required and not recommended by PONY at this time.


RETURNING ATHLETE STEPS


Returning Athlete Step 1 : The athlete was found in the system so the following steps will allow you to add them.  Click the selection button next to the athlete account information.

Returning Athlete Step 2 : Click "Create Player Application" to create a new season for the athletes account.


Returning Athlete Step 3 : Now to add the athlete to a team.  First select the age group of the team you are adding the player too.

Returning Athlete Step 4 : Check the "Accepted" checkbox to authorize you are accepting the athlete to your team.  Check the "Age/Legal" checkbox to confirm you have checked that this player if being placed into the correct age group in your organization.  Finally use the "Select a Team" pulldown to display a list of teams that match the Age Group you selected in the previous step.  Select the appropriate team and click "Create Application".

WARNING - IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY TEAMS LISTED IN THE AGE GROUP PULLDOWN EITHER THERE IS AN ISSUE WITH YOUR REGISTRATION.  THERE MAY BE A PROBLEM WITH YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT OR YOU MAY HAVE POSSIBLY SELECTED THE WRONG PLAYTYPE DURING REGISTRATION (REGISTERING THE TEAM AS A FAST PITCH ALL-STAR SOFTBALL TEAM BUT TRYING TO ADD PLAYERS TO IT SELECTING IT AS A TRAVEL/SELECT TOURNAMENT FAST PITCH TEAM.  A TEAM MUST BE SELECTED AT THIS STEP SO PLEASE CONTACT PONY HEADQUARTERS AT 724-225-1060 SO OUR TECH TEAM CAN INVESTIGATE AND CORRECT THE ISSUE FOR YOU. CONTINUING AT THIS STEP WILL ADD THE PLAYER TO THE SYSTEM BUT NOT ADD THEM TO ANY OF YOUR TEAMS.



Returning Athlete Step 5 : Additional information about the athlete can be added on the next screen including uploading a headshot, uploading a scan of their birth certificate, emergency contact information and player detail information. Although additional information does not need to be added into the system this information may be used in the future with additional integration with Blue Sombrero League Websites and Game Changer Scoring Application.  When you have finished adding additional athlete detail information click "Save" to continue to the final step.


Returning Athlete Step 5 : You have added a player into your organization and added them to a team's roster.  You are complete.  If adding additional players you can click the Add New Player/Admin button to repeat the process or select another activity in the left hand navigation column.  NOTE : You do not need to "Create Order".  This step is not required and not recommended by PONY at this time.