The Importance of Hydration for Athletes

2017-12-18T15:17:11+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Blog, Nutrition & Fitness, team management, Uncategorized|

Maintaining proper hydration is not only important for your health, but it has a major impact on performance. Simply stated - a well-hydrated athlete will perform better in the final minutes of a game or over the course of an entire practice. Knowledge about hydration and electrolyte balance has come a long way since the days of halftime orange slices. Through science and measurement we know exactly how much fluid needs to be replenished during strenuous exercise, but keeping kids hydrated can still be a challenge. Here are five tips to make sure your team is hydrated and stays hydrated during the season. Hydrate before you recreate We all know the importance of taking water breaks during practices and games, but there’s no way of knowing how hydrated a kid is when he/she arrives. By starting each practice or a game with a water break you’re making sure that each child has a base level of fluids in their [...]

4 Ways to Build Community With a Sports Team Management App

2018-01-15T11:36:33+00:00 August 17th, 2016|team management|

Some of the best memories parents have of their own childhoods are the time spent playing team sports. Friendships—not just among kids, but entire families—were formed. Skills were learned. Victories were rejoiced. Losses were graciously accepted. Little communities, both among teams and league-wide, were formed. […]

How a Sports Schedule Maker Tool Eliminates Headaches

2018-01-24T09:04:03+00:00 June 27th, 2016|team management|

Major League Baseball has 30 teams playing in 30 stadiums. Scheduling a 162-game season for each team is a challenge. The NBA has 30 teams in 29 arenas (the Lakers and Clippers call the same stadium home). Scheduling an 82-game season for each team, especially considering some share their arenas with college and/or NHL teams, is a challenge. […]

Why It Pays to Have a Team Management Software

2018-01-15T14:21:19+00:00 June 27th, 2016|team management|

Money, money, money …Despite the fact most youth rec sports leagues are nonprofit entities, their directors and treasurers often struggle with ensuring their organizations are properly funded. Refs and umps need to be paid, fields and courts need to be rented, and uniforms and essential equipment need to purchased. After those expenses, there’s often no money left to make improvements to the league—perhaps in the form of upgraded equipment, better officials, or a longer season. A drop in registrations means less money for the organization, which must be sure its fundraising and sponsorship efforts are solid or risk even greater shortfalls. […]