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May 24, 2019

Reviving the athletics booster club

A strong booster organization is an invaluable asset for any athletic department. Financial resources continue to be limited in most school districts, so the booster club is vital in providing much-needed financial assistance to athletic programs. ...

October 23, 2018

Maximum fundraising with minimal investment

Time is a precious commodity. It’s something everyone could use more of each day, and coaches are no exception. Coaches spend several hours each day doing various ancillary tasks associated with coaching a team. Those necessary evils beyond the tra...

September 20, 2018

Arena video boards benefit CCHS curriculum

[caption id="attachment_26938" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Teca Maxwell, Sportable Scoreboards’ marketing manager for Score Rewards, presents $1,000 check inside Rocket Arena to Crittenden County High School student Skyler James, and systems e...

September 1, 2018

Tips for stretching your budget

{Sponsored} High school athletics programs across the country continue to seek new methods for handling funding challenges despite some budgets beginning to rebound. Roughly one in five schools reports an increase in their athletic budgets, according...

May 21, 2018

Budget Friendly Ways to Promote Your Fundraiser

{Sponsored} Fundraisers are all well and good, but marketing them to the right audience is the way to get the most out of them. Creating and sticking to a plan is tricky, and it is easy to go over budget. The key is to use financially controllable pi...

May 21, 2018

Win Your Players Over with Unique Fundraising Ideas

{Sponsored} Getting your players involved in fundraising takes more than handing them catalogs of things to sell. To get them engaged in fundraising requires unique ideas — things that will spark their interest and motivate them. Their enthusiasm f...

May 14, 2018

Facilities projects are best served by committees of parents, coaches and community

[caption id="attachment_26159" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Photos courtesy Schuylkill Valley High School[/caption] Planning and executing a multimillion-dollar renovation doesn’t always have to fall on the shoulders of athletic administrato...

January 30, 2018

Fundraising’s changing role in athletic departments

This is the seventh year of Coach & Athletic Director’s survey of high school athletic administrators. The results help us develop and our editorial vision, while offering readers a glimpse at the opportunities and challenges in prep sports. ...