The Sporty Team - Chat2Team

Chat2Team is being released progressively throughout New Zealand teams now. It is freely available for all sports using a Game Day App from

Free instant messaging for Kiwi sports teams

Safer instant messages for your team...

Maybe it's a last minute field change. Or you need to quickly organise a ride to the game. Or you just want to thank your team mates.

With Chat2Team you can easily communicate within your team without the hassle of creating message groups or sending emails.

Use Chat2Team to send a message to everyone without worrying about who’s on the list. Only team members can see the chat.​​​​​​​


For players, parents/caregivers

Stay informed.

​​​​​​​Figure out car-pooling and who's doing what.

Improve team relationships.

Let coaches/managers know about availability.

Build comradery and team spirit.

Receive reminders of training & practice sessions.

No need to share mobile numbers​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.

For coaches & managers

Instantly message your entire team.

Notify people of cancellations or changes.

Build team rapport and cohesiveness.

Arrange practice sessions and team meet-ups​.

Acknowledge effort after a game.

Remind people to do their drills and exercises.

Thank parents for good sideline behaviour​​​​​​​.

​​​​​Freely available to all organisations using the live scoring app from Sporty.

  • Team groups already exist. No manual setup required.

  • Instantly send and receive messages within your team.

  • Safe environment - only team members and parents or caregivers can join the chat.

  • Avoid the need for people to install Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or other apps.

  • Stay in the loop with push notification alerts.

  • Easy access - team members automatically receive a Chat PIN to join. They only need to do this once.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​



​​​​​​​It's easy to send a message to everyone in your team and to receive their messages too.


Keep the coach or team updated if players are unable to attend a practice or game.


Easily stay in touch without needing to hunt for mobile numbers or email addresses.


Chatting within a team in a safe environment builds team relationships and rapport.


Fields or game start times can change. Keep everyone informed instantly.


Send reminders of games, practices or events. Communicate duties and tasks within the team.


How can I start using Chat2Team?

Can the general public use Chat2Team?

I’ve logged into our Game Day App but can’t see the Chat2Team button?

How is Chat2Team safer than other group messaging applications?

Where can I download the app so I can join the chat with my team?

What happens to our team chat at the end of the season?

The players in our team are children (minors) who we feel are too young to participate in an instant messaging group. Can we exclude them?

Is it ok to share my Chat PIN with other people?

Can parents/caregivers join the same team chat as their child?

I’m receiving emails inviting me to use Chat2Team but I don’t want to. Can I opt out?

I opted out of Chat2Team by clicking the email link to unsubscribe, but now I’ve changed my mind. Can I still join my team chat?

Does my phone have to sound an audible alert each time someone sends a Chat2Team message?

My registration record has someone else’s email address. Can I still use Chat2Team?

Can we remove Chat2Team access from someone in our team?

We removed access from someone in our team. Can we now re-enable their access?