Tips to Improve a Struggling Youth League

Sep 18, 2015 2:44:36 PM
Tips to Improve a Struggling Youth League
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Youth sports participation is experiencing a national decline, and that understandably has some league directors worried. According to the Wall Street Journal, participation in the four major youth sports—soccer, football, baseball, and basketball—dropped 4 percent between 2008 and 2012. This may not seem like much of a decrease, but the population of children age 6-17 declined only 0.6 percent in that time. In other words, besides fewer kids in the available pool, the ones there aren’t playing as many organized sports.

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How Online Registration Can Save Your League Registrar Time

Aug 7, 2015 9:55:51 AM
How Online Registration Can Save Your League Registrar Time
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An estimated 20 million kids, ages 6-16, play organized sports outside of a school setting. Unofficially accompanying this number is an army of thousands of league registrars, tasked with collecting and managing the info provided by families during the registration process. The challenge for these volunteers is immense: Effectively registering kids into the league while tracking finances, organizing teams, honoring team and coaching requests—and doing so without feeling overwhelmed or always pressed for time.

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