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Youth Sport Marketing has Changed

March 14th, 2017

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Tweet It’s almost 2017 and the landscape of youth sport growth, development, and outreach has changed since millennials (most of you reading this) began playing sports.  There’s a new businesslike feel surrounding club expansion and outreach that reflects both a boom in youth sports and companies realizing the exposure potential.  Understanding the role marketing plays […]


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Youth Sports Trends That May Affect Your Club

February 28th, 2017

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Tweet Love sports stats?  How about some recent statistics that may have a bearing on what you can expect for your program in upcoming years?  Here are some rather interesting, shocking, or (at least for me) unexpected facts about youth sports that may guide how you run things in the future.Youth Participation in sports dropped […]


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Creating a not-for-profit youth sports organization

February 16th, 2017

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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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3 Sponsorship Request Templates for Youth Sports

September 29th, 2016

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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

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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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4 Quick Tips for Sports Clubs Using Social Media

July 20th, 2016

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Tweet You’ve seen them splayed out on just about every notable brand’s webpage, ads, and flyers: the little Twitter bird, the infamous Facebook “f”, and the Instagram lens looking right at you. Whether it piques your interest enough to check out their social media pages or you just find them annoying, the statistics don’t lie: […]


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