As a County / Provincial administrator, one of your responsibilities is to review and decide on a player's transfer application. This article provides a guide on how to review a player's application, add notes to it, and make the choice to accept or reject it. It is important to point out that the same steps apply whether you act on behalf of the joining County/Provincial or leaving County/Provincial.
Table of Contents
- Viewing a player's application
- Adding notes to a player's application
- Approving a player's application
- Rejecting a player's application
Viewing a player's application
At each stage of the approval process, the relevant administrators will be notified via email that an application needs to be reviewed and actioned.
County / Provincial Administrators can follow the steps outlined below to view a player's application.
1. Navigate to the Administration Section
2. Click on the Player Transfers tab
3. Beside the application, click the 'View' button.
NOTE: If there is a timer beside an application, this indicates that you have a certain number of days to make a decision. If you hover over the timer, it will tell you how many days are left.
If the application is not actioned within the days listed, then the application will automatically progress to the next step.
4. Review the application, please ensure to scroll down to view all of the details.
Adding notes to an application
For each application, there is a 'Notes' section at the bottom which provides a running commentary of any updates to the application including dates, times and who actioned what task etc. These are added automatically when the application is actioned.
As an administrator, you can add additional notes to an application which will be visible to all approvers and the player.
1. To add a note, click the 'Add Note' button.
2. Enter the note you wish to attach to the application and click 'Add Note'.
|NOTE: The note is visible to all approvers and the player involved in the application
Approving a player's application
If your club has decided to approve the player's application, as an administrator you can simply click the 'Approve' button to move the application onto the next stage of the process.
Once approved, you will notice that a note has been added to the 'Notes' section with information on who approved the application including the date and time.
The application will move on to the next approval step as outlined in the screenshot below. The status of the application will also be updated according to the next step in the approval process.
|NOTE: The Player Transfers tab is filtered to display applications which require an action from the administration. If you wish to view all applications involving your club, please remove the 'action needed' filter
Rejecting a player's application
If your club has decided to reject a player's application, as an administrator you can simply click the 'Reject' button.
|NOTE: Depending on the application type and the approval process. A 'Reject' can either kill the application completely OR can simply be progressed to the next stage.
When rejecting an application within the GAA Association, you must provide a rejection reason and this will be visible to the player.