Youth Sports Club Management

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How to Create a Hockey Player Development Plan

When youth hockey players enter your association, they — and their parents — are entrusting your program and its coaches to develop their skills so they can eventually progress to high school, college, or maybe even professional teams. To ensure … Read More

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Never Underestimate the Influence of Soccer Parents

When you think about recruiting efforts for your soccer club, you likely think about how to successfully attract new athletes. However, the key could be figuring out ways to appeal to players’ parents. After all, parents are the ones who … Read More

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The Most Effective At-Home Individual Lacrosse Drills [Guest Post: Victorem Gear]

Lacrosse, a timeless game, originally known as stickball, is a high-energy sport. It is not for the weak. So, there is no time to slack off. A lacrosse player needs to do consistent and intentional training to stay in shape … Read More

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The 10 Best Youth Sports Coach Interview Questions

One of the keys to the success of your youth sports organization is putting the right head coach in place. The right coach will help your club attract and retain players and allow athletes to take their skills to the … Read More

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The Best Way to Write A Sports Sponsorship Proposal Letter

Gaining a sponsorship can be key to the success of your sports club – both financially and competitively. Often, organizations’ budgets fall short of covering any extra items, like upgraded equipment and travel to long-distance tournaments. While these might not … 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

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9 Youth Sports Software Solutions That Will Solve Your Problems in 2020

When getting your sports club ready for a new season you are likely focused on tryouts, hiring staff, scheduling training sessions and determining which skills athletes need to develop. But are you also looking at the technology your organization is … Read More

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How to Identify Sponsorship Opportunities for Your Youth Sports Club

To be a successful sports organization, you need financial backing. While player fees and fundraising efforts can help clubs make ends meet, there can still be a gap between what’s in the organization’s budget and what it needs to be … Read More

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Strategic Planning for Youth Sports Organizations

For youth soccer, hockey, lacrosse or volleyball clubs to be successful, it’s important to outline goals and strategize around these initiatives. All successful businesses have strategic plans, and youth sports clubs should be no different. These plans can help clubs … Read More

How to Create a Positive Youth Sports Culture

In June, a brawl broke out at a 12-under softball tournament in Tennessee. No, it wasn’t pre-teen girls fighting – it was their parents. As parents threw punches and tackled each other to the ground, the young athletes could be … Read More