Managing Sport is for Sport New Zealand partners and others looking to improve the way their sporting organisation works, and find good practice, advice and research in a range of areas.
Guide to Managing Sport
Starting and managing a sport or recreation club.
Ian Francis, former Tennis New Zealand game development manager, talks about marketing.
How the Mt Victoria Dojo was made self-sustaining.
Eight-step communications planning framework.
Marketing is the ability to talk about what makes your club unique and appealing to a target market. There are two main forms of marketing a club: formal and informal.
Research-based information to help organisations develop better volunteer management practices.
How to document your club through the years.
Advice and tools to help attract and keep good volunteers.
Legal considerations for clubs
Advice on being inclusive.
Advice on gambling-derived funding.
Information for clubs about fundraising, sponsorship and grants.
Developing an approach to health and safety.
How to know what kind of facilities you need, how to find them, and where to go for funding.
Information for clubs on management and committees, and effective meetings.
Advice on strategic, business and operational plans.
Advice for parents, players, administrators, coaches and officials.
How to manage sports rage effectively.
Planning, promoting and evaluating events.
Volunteers' motivations, volunteer coordinators and planning a management programme.
How to find out if services already exist.
The Club Warrant of Fitness (Club WoF) helps sport or recreation clubs assess strengths and weaknesses, and suggests improvements.
Opportunities for your club to save money by being more efficient with electricity, water and waste.
Victoria University has produced three studies that focused on financial vulnerability of sports clubs.
Findings from the Sports Volunteers’ Experiences Survey. Sports volunteers report many positive experiences, but also identify some challenges and barriers to successful volunteering.
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