Softball

Softball Tryout Drills

8 Softball Drills to Run at Tryouts This Season

This year more than ever your youth softball club might be looking forward to holding tryouts. After the coronavirus outbreak caused spring sports delays and cancellations, holding evaluations can be a welcomed sign that your organization is returning to normalcy … Read More

Webinar Recap: Successful Spring Tryouts Despite COVID-19

How to Host Spring Tryouts Despite COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly everyone’s day-to-day lives, from working at home, to learning virtually while schools are closed, to staying indoors, and even pausing sports. From the NBA to MLB to … Read More

Youth Sports Fundraising

Exploring the Costs of Youth Sports & the Need to Fundraise [Guest Post: FlipGive]

Youth sports help kids stay in shape, build character, create long-lasting friendships, plus so much more. However, youth sports also has a downside, which is the high cost. The amount of money that goes into youth sports is rapidly increasing. … Read More

Fundraising Ideas

10 Fundraising Ideas for Kids [Guest Post: YouHelp]

Raising money for a child’s team, troupe, hobby or school can seem like a daunting task at first thought. Here at YouHelp, we try to present Moms and Dads with a much more positive perspective on fundraising. Fundraisers can also … Read More

Coach turnover

How to Fix Your Coaching Turnover Problem

Are you feeling pretty good about the future of your youth sports club? You should be. After all, you’ve focused on marketing and recruiting, and you have a great group of athletes joining your sports club next season. You have … Read More

building a sports facility

How to Fund Building a New Sports Facility

Has your sports club outgrown your current facility? Are you ready to move into a new location to train, host tournaments, and play? This can be both an exciting and stressful decision to make.  A lot of work goes into … Read More

sports season planning

How to Start Planning Your 2020 Youth Sports Season

After a long off-season, the start of a new season can be met with anticipation and excitement. A new season can bring new hope of what could be, coupled with fresh faces, new expectations, and a clean record.  But before … Read More

tournament safety tips

Youth Sports Event Safety and Security Tips

Safety and security are at the forefront at all sporting events, from professional to little league.  When entering an NFL stadium, fans know to keep their belongings in clear plastic bags. MLB fans expect to have to walk through metal … Read More

player retention

How to Keep Players Coming Back Year After Year

It’s one thing to attract players to your youth sports club. It’s a whole other challenge to retain athletes within your organization long-term. One way to keep athletes in your club and away from your competitors is by offering players … Read More

year around sports training

Is Year-Round Training Good for Youth Athletes?

Know the potential risks of having your athletes train year-round There are pros and cons of having youth athletes specialize in a sport There was a time when athletes were revered for excelling at multiple sports. Bo Jackson starred in … Read More