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Soccer Club Start Up Pack

Information and documents to include in a startup pack for people thinking about starting up their own not-for-proft, community focused, volunteer-run minor league soccer club.

 

  • Overview of starting a non-profit organization - How to establish a non-profit, apply for tax-exempt status, create bylaws, form a board of directors, etc.
  • Business plan - Outline the club's mission, objectives, target market, operations plan, financial projections, etc. Important for planning and securing funding.
  • Organizational structure - Recommended leadership roles and responsibilities. Consider a volunteer Board of Directors, Executive Director, soccer operations roles, committees, etc.
  • Budget/funding - Projections for startup costs and ongoing operating expenses, along with possible funding sources (membership fees, sponsorships, donations, grants, etc.).
  • Facilities/equipment needs - Details on securing fields, goals, training equipment, storage, etc. and estimated costs.
  • Risk management - Waiver forms, insurance considerations, emergency protocols, etc. to limit liability.
  • Volunteering information - Overview of typical volunteer roles needed. Tips for recruiting and managing volunteers.
  • Marketing/promotions plan - Strategies for getting the word out, engaging the community, growing membership.
  • Bylaws/policies - Sample bylaws and board policies to adapt.
  • Legal/regulatory issues - Licensing, permits, tax requirements and other regulations to be aware of.
  • League/governing body information - Summary of requirements and processes for joining an affiliated league/association.
  • Additional resources - Articles, guides, and sample documents to reference. Local contacts who can provide guidance.
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The startup pack should provide an overview of key information and helpful resources to guide people through major steps in planning and establishing an amateur soccer club as a community-based non-profit organization.

Soccer Club Start Up Pack

$99.00 Regular Price
$50.00Sale Price
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