Windows 7,8,9,10 Compatible

No monthly subscription fees & free upgrades!

Easy to learn and user friendly

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Online video tutorials with tips for play creation

14,000 coaches in 41 countries use Play Designer!

General Features Play Creation:

  • Create Unlimited Offensive Plays
  • Create Unlimited Defensive Sets
  • Create Drills 
  • Depth Charting ('09 or greater)
  • Place one to fifty players in a play (great for any sports and flexible for all rules)
  • Choose Key Positions for Your Sport - Offensive / Defensive / Special Teams
  • Offensive Positions that can be easily customized with your own Labels
  • Defensive Positions that can be easily customized with your own Labels
  • Standard Playbook Shapes (Circle, Half-Filled, Diamond, Square)
  • Generic Players Added (X's and O's for Quick Play Creation)
  • Referee Positions
  • For Football, create Motion Routes
  • Create sequences - - plays made up of many parts - The designer can split the play and compile as one image
  • Show arrows, picks, continuation lines, backpedal/reduced speed routes
  • Graphic User Modification (Smaller Graphics for Your Customization
  • Play Properties allow you to type anything you describe your play
  • Add Play Instructions that will aggregate into the Play Properties Description ('09 or greater)
  • Utilize Robust Player Properties to Easily Make Line, Zone, Read Changes


Advanced Features / Play Creation:

  • Creating Your Play
    • Simply click through your line to draw
    • Ability to Edit Your Line Easily   
    • Ability to Toggle a Curved or Straight Line     
    • Change Style and Color of Passing Lines
    • Simulates Handoffs and Passes     
    • Add Read or Options Graphics to Highlight/Show more then one option   
    • Add Zone Graphics to highlight responsibility (zones, etc.)     
    • Draw Different Color Lines for Coaching Representations     
    • Draw Different Style Lines for Coaching Representations     
    • Passing Line Dynamically Shown to Help Diagram Your Plays     
    • Alignment Functionality (north/south & east/west alignment)   
    • Add Quick Set (add one to 24 players at a time)     
    • Custom Labels for All Players - Great For All Ages and Concepts     
    • Custom Route Labels for All Players - Great For All Ages and Concepts   
    • Active Player Highlight
    • Use Action Area to Define Grouping for Alignment or Route Copy  
    • Draw Hot Routes / Edit w/ Ease
  • Create Play Sequences (Show Your Play in Frame)
    • Flip Through Play Sequences (Sequence Mode)
    • Compile the Entire Play as One Graphic (View Mode)
  • Simulate & Animate Game Play
  • Using Your Plays Again
    • Utilize Formation from Previously Saved Play (never create formations twice)
    • Flip Entire Plays for Easy Reverse Play Construction
    • Flip Individual Players for Easy Reverse Route Construction
    • Utilize One Play to Add to Another Play
    • Add any Play to any existing play (e.g. add a defense to an offense)
  • Learning Mode
    • Put Your Designer in Learning Mode and spotlight players to help teach plays
  • Save to Video
    • Save the play animation to a video file using the core designer and the video add-on

Software Functionality:

  • Save Unlimited Plays
  • Print Plays to PDF
  • Save Plays to Video File
  • Create Playbooks with the PDF Add-On (details)
  • Create Web Playbooks with the Web Add-On (details)
  • Save Picture Files & Utilize in Your Custom Playbooks 
  • Describe Player Role and View On-Screen 
  • Open More than One Window at a Time
  • Play Description & Scouting Notes
  • Open Play as Template
  • Change Route Colors
  • Create Passing Trees and Gap Diagrams for Football


Coaching Features:

  • Multiple Screen Option for Viewing / Comparing Plays On-Screen
  • Add Your Own Position Names to the Plays for Younger Children


Playbook / Add-On Functionality :

  • Add-On Functionality to Instantly Compile Plays to a PDF Playbook ('06 or greater)
  • Add-On Functionality to Instantly Compile Plays to a Kindle Ready Playbook ('12 or greater)
  • Add-On Functionality to Instantly Compile Plays to Web-Ready Presentations (07 or greater)
  • Add-On Functionality to Instantly Compile Plays to Image Files ('08 or greater)
  • Add-On Functionality to Create Video Files for Each Play you Select ('11 or greater)
  • Add-On Functionality to Simply Compile Plays List ('09 or greater)
  • Add-On Functionality Will Allow you to Label Your Images
  • Add-On Functionality Will Allow you to Show Total View or Show Each Sequence
  • Add-On Functionality to Create Rosters ('09 or greater)
  • Ability to save Playbooks in All Playbook Add-Ons as a Playlist
  • Background Override in Playbooks to Force similar backgrounds
  • Add-On Functionality to Create Practice Plans to PDF ('07 or greater)


Great for all levels of Football Coaches - thousands of coaches using the product:

  • NCAA College Division III Football
  • High school Football
  • Jr. High school Football
  • Prep Football Leagues
  • Pop Warner Football
  • Youth Football
  • Canadian Style 12-on-12 Football
  • Flag Football All Types (3 on 3, 4 on 4, 5 on 5, 6 on 6, 7 on 7, 8 on 8, x on x)
  • Recreational Football 
  • Intramural Football
  • Co-Ed Football
  • Touch Football Leagues
  • Touch-Tackle Football Leagues
  • Rugby