NE Swimming Partners

Peter Clark, USA Swimming's Eastern Zone Sports Development Consultant, will be in town the week of June 9-16th to meet with clubs and to teach a CLBMS on June 13th at the Wellesley Community Center from 5:30 - 9:30 PM

USA Swimming offers this unique workshop for club coaches and board members to learn how to be effective in leading and governing their teams. Coaches and board members work to­gether in learning about new strategies to improve their clubs.

This course is required for all new clubs. However, it is also highly recommended for all existing pro­grams.If you are a Board Governed program it is also recommended that both the Board Chair and the Head Coach attend.

Course Outline:

I.General Principles
II. Basics for All Clubs

• Mission and structure

• Head Coach roles & responsibilities

• Finances, budgets and fundraising

• Evaluation and assessment

• Staff & BOD responsibilities

III. Principles of Governance

• Basics

• Operating the club board

• Building the future club board

During the course you will learn:

  • The ten basic responsibilities of a board.
  • The three legal responsibilities of nonprofit boards.
  • Effective ways to communicate on your team.
  • How to more effectively recruit and retain volunteers.
  • Characteristics of an effective board-staff partnership.
  • How to govern more and manage less.

Click here for the information flyer on the Club Leadership & Business Management School.