Club booklets

Information to help you manage your sport or recreation club.

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Club team manager

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Team managers have an extremely important role ensuring the successful management of the team and welfare of the athletes in their care.
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Clubs’ guide to volunteer management

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Volunteers are one of the most important resources in your club so managing them effectively should be a priority. This resource will help you keep those you currently have and attract new ones to your club as well.
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Delegation – Help for the overworked committee member

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This resource highlights some common-sense steps to ensuring your workload will be lighter, that your group won’t have members who just ‘make up the numbers’ and that it will be seen as an effective team.
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Forming links – Junior sport policy

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Young people receive their most effective and satisfying sports experiences when they experience goodwill and cooperation between all levels of stakeholders.
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How to be an inclusive club

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Sport and recreation clubs are important to local communities and can be the best place to encourage positive contact and cooperation between people from a range of different backgrounds and abilities.
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Long-term involvement – Junior sport policy

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A major objective for junior sport is the development of life-long participation in sport.
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Making sport safe – Junior sport policy

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Sport providers have a legal duty of care to protect the welfare of young people and ensure they are not exposed to unnecessary risk in any aspect of sports delivery.
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People making it happen – Junior sport policy

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The most important resource in junior sport is the people who provide the infrastructure for the delivery of activities and set the social atmosphere around sport.
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Physical growth and maturation – Junior sport policy

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Young people receive their most effective and satisfying sports experiences when they experience goodwill and cooperation between all levels of stakeholders.
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Planning for your club – The future is in your hands

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Planning is the key to the future for all sporting and recreation clubs no matter their level, activity or size.
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Problem solving – A guide for clubs

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There are a number of ways that can be used to assist with or facilitate group or committee based problem solving. This booklet looks at three possible methods or techniques but there are many more.
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Promoting your club

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Clubs need to be competitive on and off the field, so promoting, or marketing, your club is essential.
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Quality coaching– Junior sport policy

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The overall aim of coaches is to help young people build a love of participating in sport for life-long involvement.
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Risky business – A club guide to risk management

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A club guide to risk management.

Seeking and servicing a sponsor

Booklet
This information has been designed to help clubs that may not have had much experience in gaining sponsorships.
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Show me the money – A guide for the club treasurer

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A small clubs accounts are not complicated so you don’t have to be an accountant to be a treasurer.
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Sport pathways – Junior sport policy

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During their growth from 5–17 years, young people develop physically, psychologically, emotionally and socially.
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Starting a new club

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How to start a new club.
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Taking the lead! A guide for club presidents

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The president or chairperson is the principal leader of the club and has overall responsibility for the club’s administration.
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The club secretary: The key to efficiency

Booklet
This resource highlights some common-sense steps to ensuring your workload will be lighter, that your group won’t have members who just ‘make up the numbers’ and that it will be seen as an effective team.
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The law and sport– Junior sport policy

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Sport and the law is a complex area for clubs and associations.
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Top 20 tips for officials

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The tips provide some helpful guidelines for new and existing officials. Good officiating, playing and coaching ensures everyone enjoys the experience!
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Top 20 tips for successful coaching

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These tips provide some direction for coaches to increase their chance of having the greatest impact possible on their junior athletes.
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Youth sport – Junior sport policy

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Regular participation in physical activity and sport is important for young people's health and wellbeing.
Page reviewed 01 July 2019