Managing a booster club is an important task often divided into multiple roles. With officer positions, you can delegate tasks and help the group to run more smoothly without putting too much stress on a single person. But, what do you do when there aren’t enough positions to fit your needs? How do you know when to create additional booster club management positions and how do you do so gracefully and with minimal disruption?…
Choosing your booster club mission statement is a task that shouldn’t be taken too lightly. When it comes to creating your booster club, the mission statement is a vital part. It’s something that you will use over and over again while describing and promoting your booster club to the public, both in legal documents as well as conversation….
Across the country, school districts have begun to restrict the number of funds directed to sports programs. In particular, football teams without a football booster club are most at risk because of the high cost of equipment. When program directors have to tighten the budget, they avoid costly items like lineman sleds and new helmets….
A booster club media kit may not be high on your checklist of future things to do, but it should be. A media kit is a great way to make a statement and look professional when doing booster club marketing and trying to land corporate sponsorships and donations….
Putting in plans to stop booster club embezzlement before they ever begin is a great way to keep up with your booster club security. While it’s not the most fun topic to discuss, it is an important one that should be addressed.
Booster club embezzlement happens all of the time, so you should never blindly believe that it couldn’t happen to your group. You never know who has tried sticking their hand into the money pot or trimmed a few numbers to keep you none the wiser.
This is one of the biggest reasons why it’s important to trust but verify and keep some great guidelines in place to prevent theft before it happens….
As you grow your booster club, you may be considering addin to your online presence by creating a booster club shopify website so that people can easily find you and find information about your club, events, and any merchandise you might sell. Sites like Shopify make designing and building your own website without knowing code extremely easy. The question is, is Shopify right for your booster club? If not, then which platform should you use? Popular platforms offer different features and focuses, so choosing one depends on what kind of website you wish to create….
There are many sports activities that capture the interest of student athletes but may not have widespread or popular support. When it comes to booster clubs you normally associate them with marching band or more popular athletics such as football, basketball, baseball etc. While these more widely popular sports benefit from booster club support, there is no reason that less popular athletic activities can’t enjoy booster club support as well. Case in point – creating a wrestling booster club! Whether it’s middle school or high school wrestling, we’ll examine how a booster club crucially benefits your school wrestling program….
Despite the shelter in place orders and school closures across the country, there are still many booster volunteer self isolation tasks that can be accomplished. Even though not everyone is in the same room and school is not in session, there is still plenty of work to be done….
You may not realize it, but having your booster club partner with local media is one of the most effective ways to get the word out about your organization and to get free promotion to your community. Not only would local media partnerships do well for your booster club but it can also help to benefit your school as well….
When you hear school baseball team it’s easy to overlook how the team runs successfully. What if we told you that the baseball booster club is an integral part of that success? It’s understandable to think that just having a school baseball team may be enough to attract players to the team and students to the stands. But who recruits players? Who organizes the fundraisers, and helps to get the team the new equipment? Who ensures that the team even exists as budgets are cut? Players don’t just flock to your school baseball team and tickets aren’t magically sold. It takes leg-work, advertising, meetings, phone calls, events, recruiting, and so much more to run a successful school baseball team… Enter your school baseball booster club….