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Secretary – All resources (click on link to access)

14 Feb 2024

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Templates and Checklists

Implementation Plan
Delivering Club Objectives
Club Culture Audit
Strategic Planning Template
Risk Management Checklist
Critical Club Information Checklist
Delivering Club Objectives Worksheet
Club Governance Risk Checklist
Club Asset and Equipment Protection Checklist


The role of the Secretary

What does a Secretary do? (MO)
Completing the year – from a Secretary’s point of view (MO)
Facilitating successful committee meetings (MO)
The power of effective delegation (MO)
Plan the key events of your club year early in the season (MO)
Induct and empower your committee (MO)
Where do you start when you first become Secretary (MO)
Secretaries should manage all club information (MO)
Key responsibilities of a Secretary (MO)
Understanding the position or health of your club
What to consider before becoming a Secretary
Why run for club Secretary?
What makes a successful club Secretary?
How to become club Secretary?

Attracting and retaining volunteers

What is volunteering? (MO)
Do volunteers even exist anymore?
Why do people volunteer at sports clubs?
What stops people from volunteering?
Creating a catalyst for volunteering
Empowering your club’s volunteers
Inducting, training and supporting your volunteers

Other article categories

Using Social Media and other comms strategies at your club
Running a committee meeting or Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Coach development
Player development
Legal Information
Online training
Position descriptions
Ground and facility management
Risk management and insurance

Online Video Courses

Committee Induction Training (SH)
Making it Easy to be a successful club Secretary (MO)

Position Descriptions

For all position descriptions click here 


For all webinars click here


Tony Harford on running effective committee meetings

Tony Harford on running effective AGM’s

Andrew Walton – a look into the future of sports clubs

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