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#MoreThanAClub Network

Develop community sports clubs that are hubs for their communities A comprehensive training and support programme for community sports clubs and other providers  

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#MoreThanAClub

Develop community sports clubs that are hubs for their communities A comprehensive training and support programme for community sports clubs and other providers  

Most of our community sports clubs and other providers could benefit greatly from being #MoreThanAClub

  • At a time when there is an increased focus on how we can create a more coherent society, there seems to be considerable scope for sports clubs to play a pivotal role in our communities. At the same time, many of our clubs and other providers could benefit greatly from the added benefits of engaging with new audiences in terms of new users, volunteers, sponsors and community partners
  •  The challenge is that too many sports clubs suffer from ‘sporting myopia’ where the main success criteria are being associated with sport only: number of users or members, the performance of the first team or the elite athletes and everything else has to support that. So what happens out there in the community and the ‘real world’ is often regarded as a bit of an irrelevance, even a nuisance, sometimes
  • But we have also seen many examples where sports clubs have benefitted in terms of membership and income from playing a stronger role in their communities. And with a stronger focus on sport’s ability to change people’s lives, there is an even stronger scope for sports clubs to play a bigger role in their communities and the lives of people around them and become #MoreThanAClub

Clubs that are #MoreThanAClub sit in the middle of their community and they can play a vital role for their community.

This can help the club attract more skilled and passionate volunteers as a wider range of people will want to be involved with the club and they also generate more income as more people come to their matches, events and sponsor the club – it really is that simple

 

Here are some of the benefits your club could gain from being a community hub:

  • You can reach out to and engage with potential users, members, supporters and partners

  • You can develop new income streams through events, commissioning and partnerships/sponsorships

  • By being more relevant, you can attract more members and volunteers

An active Network with many events, forums and platform for networking

2022

Develop community sports clubs that are hubs for their communities A comprehensive training and support programme for community sports clubs and other providers

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2022