Blog Posts by Matt Langlois

Creating a not-for-profit youth sports organization

February 16th, 2017

Tweet There may a be a number of reasons you want to start your own not-for-profit youth organization.  Maybe there aren’t enough clubs in your area to service the number of local kids.  Perhaps the existing organizations are insufficient in quality and the community wants other options.  Or it’s just your love of sports and […]

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Club Growth Through Community Engagement

November 30th, 2016

Tweet Try to compare for a second the emotional response you feel to a local car dealership compared to a local little league baseball club. What differences do you immediately notice? Why do you think this is? Chances are you have a bit more respect and appreciation for the little league. You probably believe that […]

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The do’s and don’ts of handling public online complaints

November 3rd, 2016

Tweet Expanding your association’s reach into the online world has been a huge success! You’ve been able to easily communicate all important information to players, parents, and anyone else involved in your child’s sports club. The teams have seen growth, you’ve created a stronger brand, and sponsors have been lining up to be promoted across […]

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3 Sponsorship Request Templates for Youth Sports

September 29th, 2016

Tweet In my last post I outlined not only why sponsorship is important, but where to look and how to ask.  I wanted to dive a little deeper into the “how” portion by leaving you with some example templates you can use for emailing local businesses.  Feel free to take these as they are, tailor […]

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A Guide to Attracting Sponsors

September 20th, 2016

Tweet Sports Today Beneath the success of our beloved youth teams are the pillars of success holding them up high: the time donated by our selfless volunteers, the coaches and athletes putting in countless hours to perform their best, and the board ensuring the financial requirements to keep going. An unfortunate truth with youth sports […]

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5 Tips to Branding your Youth Sports Club

August 25th, 2016

Tweet When people think about the local sports club you and your children are involved in, what do you think comes to mind first? Is this the image you hope the community has for the association? If it is, then it’s important for you to actively work to preserve this culture and have it adopted […]

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