This blog will compare popular chat platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and TeamSnap that can be used for managing a sports season. Communication via a team chat app is important, especially during times of mandated social distance. Ensuring you are using the best most effective platform is important to a smooth running season. Continue reading for a comparison of and the pros and cons associated with each platform. 


WhatsApp is a free to download team communication app that allows users to send text messages and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share images, documents, user locations, and other media.

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is a stand-alone app used to contact Facebook friends via instant messaging, sharing photos, video, audio recordings, and create group chats. 


TeamSnap is a team management app with built-in communication tools that allows team admins and teammates to contact each other in the app. Teams are charged monthly or annually, and individual team members are also charged to remove intrusive advertising.

TeamLinkt – A Free Alternative to TeamSnap

TeamLinkt is a free team management app that offers team chat options, chat reactions, group chats, direct messaging, photo sharing, live-streaming, polling, health waivers and much more all for no cost. Once a roster is entered into the app each team member can be contacted with ease. Game postponed? Running late? Going to a restaurant after a big win? TeamLinkts communication tools can help share the message instantly. With a mobile and desktop option communications tools can be accessed from anywhere and at any time.