Author Archive | Alex McCulloch

The highlights of 2018 from CAP2

Another year at CAP2!

Happy New Year! We hope you had a great 2018, with lots of fun memories and experiences to look back on. Having packed away the baubles and cleared up the tinsel (which was everywhere by the way) we’re all looking forward to the year ahead!   To all our clients, partners and friends: Thank you […]

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A picture of the CAP2 and TRP team's on our Christmas Jumper Day, raising support for Save the Children!

New teammates to cap off the year!

  Our new teammates! With just a week to go until the big day, three items on our Christmas list have already been filled…..We’re pleased to announce our new teammates here at CAP2! Let us introduce Andreea, Lizzie and Eddy; all joining this December. Together they’ll be working on your favourite course management software to make […]

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A picture showing our team's attempts to create a "Trivial Pursuit" model out of Playdoh!

Our MacMillan Coffee Morning (and evening?!)

  We hope you’re enjoying the half term; either taking some well-earned time away, or running your crash courses and holiday camps!   Last week we ran a coffee and cake morning (and our own quiz evening!) to raise support and funds for MacMillan Cancer Support, alongside our sister company TRP (who you can learn […]

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CAP2 at Gofest North!

Last month John and Alex headed up to Manchester, for Gofest North at the Etihad sports campus! Blessed with good weather and a great venue, there were over 30 sports and activities to try in the sunshine. What was it all about? Gofest North offered the opportunity for kids of all ages to try a […]

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Have a sneak peek at our latest project…

  A sneak peek at our upcoming project with Pilkington Recs Rugby League! On CAP2 & CoursePro’s ninth birthday, we headed up to St Helens to visit our friends at Pilkington Recs Rugby League! A community club based at ruskin drive, they cater to all ages – from toddlers right up to their senior team! […]

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CAP2’s Ninth Birthday!!

  Our last single-digit birthday…we’re growing up! Last year we had eight candles and as many wishes, and we like to think they’ve come true…   From a team of 12 a year ago, we’re now up to 18, our all-time high! There’s no feeling like seeing your family grow – and we feel lucky […]

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The CAP2 team’s charity Swimathon!

In Bradford On Avon – Nine happy CAP2ers have taken part in Swimathon 2018, the world’s biggest fundraising swimming event, cheered on by our colleagues, friends and family! On Sunday 29th we headed down together to the local Bradford on Avon pool, with our supporters in tow. Each team member swam over 1.25km – together, […]

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Why CAP2!?

We speak to the people who make CAP2..CAP2   James. Support The innovating, the friendly, the amazing company that is CAP2, is not just a company! To me CAP2 is a family, a way of life, a reason to push through the tedious traffic of Bath! CAP2 is a refreshing and enlightening experience.   Hazel. […]

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The pursuit of happiness

  A great story is in the making! Here at CAP2 we feel like we’re on a bit of a journey. You probably hear us talking about being happy, helpful people quite a lot.. but it’s true! We actually care, and we’re making a working environment that means we don’t just care about profits. Our […]

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What’s the fuss about!?

CAP2’s General Manager, Daniel Haywood tells us why sports clubs around the country must take advantage of the #TechinSportSurvey.     ‘We’ve been working with Swim England and ukactive for some time now, and it has become obvious over the last few years that as an industry, sports courses will really benefit from gaining a […]

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Money off with our exciting partnership!

  Here at CAP2 we love to bring new and exciting benefits to our customers.   Our strong partnership based approach to the way we work has delivered huge improvements to the way the sports course industry operates.   Now, thanks to our excellent partners, The Pool Cover, we’re able to deliver even more benefits to […]

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A way forward!

The happy team here at CAP2 spent last week planning the way forward for your business! By improving the way we work, we hope to help you grow your classes and courses. We’re always on the look-out for new sports clubs to work with, you can find out how CoursePro is changing the landscape of […]

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Welcome to 2018

We’re as surprised as you are.. that’s right, it’s 2018! Where on earth has the last year gone! It only feels like yesterday that we were welcoming in 2017, excited to be running our first ever customer summit and committed to helping you improve your use of our amazing software! Well, there’s no turning back […]

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My last top tip!

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through CAP2, we were still busy working to help make sure all of our wonderful CoursePro users were ready for the new year! Disclaimer: (There may have been some fun being had in the process) Hello everyone! Before we get into all the technical stuff, I just wanted […]

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In with the new!

  In the new year, we’ll be unveiling all 6 of our new members that we’ve added to the growing CAP2 team. We’re so excited and we just can’t hide it!!     A big CAP2 welcome to Emma!     Our first new team member is Emma Corbett. Maths Graduate Emma might share her […]

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Sam’s third seasonal top tip!

Moving to new contact triggers Hi everyone, once again thank you for taking the time to read my blog, I can’t believe we’re already 3 weeks in and now so close to all the festivities! This week, I’m going to be talking all about contact triggers. I’m on a mission to help move all of our customers […]

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Trainer Sam’s seasonal tips – week 2!

It’s that time again! Sam’s festive blog returns for its second instalment. So, set your crackers down and pause the present wrapping! Just in case you missed it, we spent our Christmas card printing budget on charity this year! All the info is here! Hi everyone, thanks for taking a look at my weekly blog. In […]

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Charity for cards!

All the team here at CAP2 would love to wish you a very merry festive season! This year, instead of using our budget to buy sparkly, shiny seasonal cards, we decided to donate the funds to charity. We’re delighted to have done so, and our £75 saved on cards has gone to the wonderful Crisis […]

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Sam’s seasonal CoursePro top tips – week 1!

The tinsel is out, the tree is nearly through the front door and the seasonal stuffing has just been frozen. It can mean only one thing.. it’s nearly time for you know what… The beginning of the new January term!! To make sure all you happy CourseProers are ready for year 2018, our excellent Trainer Sam, […]

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The Importance Of Sport

Latest research shows UK sport stats   We all know the important part that sport plays in a healthy lifestyle. Physical exercise reduces risk of disease whilst delivering long term benefits to the participant. But as a business, depicting the importance of sport within the economy can be harder to outline. Recent UKsport stats show just […]

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A CAP2er abroad! James visits Canada

An inspiring trip of learning, friendship and development across the Atlantic to Toronto.   It’s not very often that you can be up for twenty four hours straight after an eight hour flight across the Atlantic and still have the energy, excitement and passion of a five year old child at Christmas, barely able to […]

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Our final entrepreneurial story; Nathaniel Birkett

Our final entrepreneurship story comes from The Swim Specialist. Before starting his own business, Nathaniel Birkett ran a successful football and swim academy in Majorca. Not settled with his success abroad, Nathaniel came back to the UK in order to form The Swim Specialist, a leading swim school operating throughout Yorkshire.   Entrepreneurship has always […]

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Diamond Swim Academy; An entrepreneurial story

In continuation of our birthday celebration week, here’s another compelling entrepreneurship story from one of our customers. This time, it’s Diamond Swim Academy.   Diamond Swim Academy Diamond Swim Academy started life as the light-bulb moment of two individuals. Sophie Grosvenor and Sarah Ruckwood had both been working in the swimming industry prior to setting […]

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Springfit; Entrepreneurial endeavour.

To celebrate CAP2’s birthday, we’re paying tribute to entrepreneurship, after all, without our two young entrepreneurs, Ross and Pete, CAP2 would never have been born! What better way to do that, than with the very people who keep CAP2 the no.1…. our fantastic customers. We hear some of our most entrepreneurial customers’ stories this week! […]

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Success at Swindon Town FC

Looking for the CAP2 Football page? Go there! You can sign up to this newsletter here This week, we spoke to Jon Holloway – the Head of the hugely successful Swindon Town Football in the Community Trust. We talk trust tactics, participation, inclusion and all things junior sport.   The idea behind all of our […]

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Charitable endeavours!

Meet our charities This week’s newsletter is all about charity! ‘The smallest act of kindness is greater than the grandest intention.’ Oscar Wilde We might have grand intentions here at CAP2, but we know that’s not enough. We give small acts of kindness to our three charities. Find out all about the 3 great organisations […]

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