Motivate volunteers in sports

Many people do not realize the impact volunteers in sports have on other people every year. Many life lessons can be taught in a sports setting. Some people volunteer because their own children are involved with sports and the parents want to be good role models. Others volunteer to be role models for other children…

One year sportmanagement.cc

They say “Time flies when you’re having fun”…..and I must say, I’ve had some fun with this website. It is already one year ago that I started with this specific one, and my main aim was (and still is) to reach out to all those voluntary sport administrators out there. They struggle on a daily…

Characteristics of a Sports Manager

This Mastermind Sports Management is an online international group of professionals. On a monthly basis they will share their opinion on a certain topic. You can look at the background of each mastermind by going here. [box type=”info”] This month’s topic: Characteristics of a Sports Manager[/box]   Greg Harney (USA) Sports administrators in today’s society…

What is your sports management backup plan?

For three weeks in the month of October 2011 I am staying in the Mexican City Guadalajara for the Pan American Games 2011. This is the biggest Olympic event of the Pan American continent, with more than 6000 athletes representing 42 countries. There are millions invested and the organization is obviously huge.      …

Conflict of Interest in Sports

This Mastermind Sports Management is an online international group of professionals. On a monthly basis they will share their opinion on a certain topic. You can look at the background of each mastermind by going here. This month’s topic: CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN SPORTS   Eline Andersen (Denmark) Conflicts of interests in Sports Management have…

Leadership in sports

I like to analyze, present and talk about leadership in sports, as it brings forward many aspects of relationships in life. Most of us are not aware that we in fact are a leader in sports, whether we are a coach, a judge, an administrator or…..a parent. Years ago, the most important basis to become…

Sportmanagement CARTOON

This website is aimed to exchange information on different subtopics concerning sport management. One of the new ways to do this, is to publish a monthly cartoon. This month’s topic: “Strategic Planning”. We appreciate your feedback in the comments below…  

No sports for free

Whenever you ask somebody if they find sports important, they always answer positive, no matter their own physique 😉 The mind of mankind works in mysterious ways though, because if you then ask people to pay for the participation in sport events, workshops or seminars they tend to react negative. During the organization of sport…

Examples of sponsorships

Like I wrote in this article, sports cannot do without the support of volunteers. This goes the same for sponsorships. I’ve heard numerous (small) sports organizations state that they cannot develop their sports, due to the lack of sponsors. I have come to the belief though that most of the times this is not true.…