Women’s History Month: Women in Sports Timeline
There once was a time that women were not allowed to play team sports, officially anyway. After all, it wasn’t very ladylike. And, believe it or not, women were once considered “too fragile” to run the distance of a marathon.Read More
Inspirational Quotes from Black Sports Icons
As much as we all love to play various sports as kids, few of us are good enough to win a college scholarship, let alone become a professional in our sport. Even fewer go on to become true sports legends – athletes who inspire us, people we want to...Read More
[INFOGRAPHIC] Coaching during COVID
COVID-19 has definitely changed a lot of the way we do things, especially when it comes to playing sports. But are there any real numbers behind what we're hearing and seeing? SquadLocker is here to tell you - YES! We conducted a survey of over 600...Read More
How to Start a Peer Mentorship Program in Your Organization
The more you think about all the benefits that can accrue from peer-to-peer mentorship, the more it makes sense to start a program of your own. One of the things kids have missed most during the pandemic is the close relationships they have with...Read More
Here we are celebrating Black History Month, which naturally gets us to thinking about diversity in sports. Not the biggies like baseball, basketball and football, but the myriad lesser-known (at least in some circles) sports. Take lacrosse, for...Read More
4 Ideas for Giving Back to Your Community with Spirit Wear
Community. It’s the reason we created SquadLocker – to help schools and youth sports organizations develop a stronger sense of community through easily accessible, custom decorated spirit wear, uniforms and gear. But sense of community goes beyond...Read More
Customer Spotlight: Elite Force Performance
No matter the sport, becoming a great athlete takes great training and commitment, but what’s the best approach? Popular opinion points to personalized training yielding the best results.Read More
Boosting Participation in Youth Sports [+ INFOGRAPHIC]
As adults, one of the things we love about youth sports is the many ways participation benefits kids later in life. Knowing that, we want to do everything we can to encourage all kids to find a sport they love and then get out there and play. So...Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | Amplifying Underrepresented Voices in Sports
An unlikely rower from Mount Holyoke became an Olympic athlete.Read More
7 Inspirational Quotes for Students and Athletes
We could all use a little inspiration from time to time, especially now. Here are 7 quotes from great minds to help motivate and inspire the students and athletes in your life.Read More
Hassle Free Spirit Wear for Fastpitch Softball
SquadLocker is happy to be outfitting California Raiders Fastpitch Softball with custom spirit wear and apparel!Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | Penance to Mission: Shaping the New Face of...
It all started at a keg party on the Georgetown campus. Paul Caccamo and scores of his friends were celebrating his graduation until the police showed up. In a turn of events worthy of Les Mis, a passing Jesuit priest convinced them to let Paul go...Read More
Coaches Guide to Attending Virtual Events
Who would have thought this time last year that we’d be primarily engaging with partners, parents, students, and more all through video conferencing. Our lives have shifted from on the field or court to on, in most cases, Zoom. And with this shift...Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | Front Row Seat: Greed and Corruption in a...
What began as an amazing entrepreneurial adventure in youth sports ended under a federal investigation. Steve Griffin tells the whole story in his book Front Row Seat: Greed and Corruption in a Youth Sports Company. I dive deep into the personal...Read More
Equality in Sports: Women in a Man's Game
Will 2021 be the year? That is, the year that women finally achieve equality in team sports?Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | What I Learned About Management on the Ice...
Always a player that played to her strengths, building them to their full capacity, Erika Lawler won 3 national championships and a silver medal in the Olympics for ice hockey.Read More
The 9 Best Podcasts to Listen To for Youth Sports Leaders
Listen up, people! Podcasts have been popular for several years. You can listen and learn when you’re on the go or when you’re hanging on the couch. And what with the pandemic and resulting loss of in-person presentations, podcasts have become a...Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | Sports Journalism Lessons Learned From...
Growing up Quaker meant learning to sit still, be quiet, and surreptitiously practice sign language with your friends. Today though, silence, mindfulness, and living in the moment — all the things that happened in the Quaker meeting — have taken a...Read More
Undeniable Proof That You Need A Youth Sports Uniform Expert
Your team has worked so hard to return to play. They are so ready! But are their uniforms ready to play?Read More
SquadLocker exists to support innovation and a winning experience for sports teams and fans. We know that when someone has a really great idea, you just naturally want to pick up on it for yourself. So when we saw how Champion is partnering with Fan...Read More
Can Fundraising Help Save Your Youth Sports Organization?
Fundraising. It’s not just for “extras” anymore.Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | Building a Coaching System That Can Change...
In youth sports, we talk a lot about changing the world. But once kids leave the field, how are they changed? Are they any different on the ride home in the minivan than they were when they arrived?Read More
7 Tips for Starting A Youth Sports League in Your Community
If you saw our recent post on finding the best youth sports organizations in your community, you know that there's a lot that goes into a great league. But what if you went through your local leagues and came up empty? If you're truly passionate...Read More
Digital Coupons - a Quick Guide for Youth Sports Organizations
One of the many reasons YSO admins love SquadLocker is that we make everything so easy. We know you have a lot of details and a lot of people to juggle, and the last thing you need is more confusion and paperwork just to get your team outfitted in...Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | How to Thrive as a Woman in Sports
How do you thrive in adverse situations?Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | 25 Years of Winning
“If everyone played baseball like Cumberland Americans, this would be the greatest game.”Read More
[NEW DATA] Building Communities Through Sports During COVID-19
A look at how sports are shaping communities during COVID-19Read More
15 Inspiring Sports Quotes for Athletes and Coaches Alike
As a high school track runner, my coach always prepped me to greet my opponents and “kill them with kindness.” His words have always stuck with me, as he taught me how important it is to be kind to everyone you come across, whether a competitor or...Read More
Analytics Strategies Are Changing High School Football
You gotta have heart. We always say that about aspiring athletes, because self-motivation and willingness to give your all are fundamental to sports success. Especially in a tough game like football. That’s why the best, most successful coaches have...Read More
Return to Play: New Requirements for Youth Sports in Rhode Island [+...
We all knew as we started to venture out from pandemic-inspired quarantine that we were heading into unknown territory. Among other things, schools, youth sports organizations and parents wanted to know how they could help kids return to play while...Read More
Team and League Leaders Are Saying...
We love hearing feedback from coaches like you! Here's what some of our coaches are saying about SquadLocker, custom team apparel, and online stores:Read More
The Past Our Prime Show: Drew Omicioli and Tim Kelleher
Join Tip Fairchild and Dan Koppen in their latest edition of The Past Our Prime Show. Tip and Dan talk with special guests Drew Omicioli and Tim Kelleher about their careers playing national and international Hockey, and Drew's career as an...Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | How Resilience Works: Helping Seriously Ill...
Liam is 10 years old. He has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It’s like ALS but affects young boys instead of grown ups. He’s also part of the baseball team at Northeastern University.Read More
Do you own the rights to your school or league logo?
Your logo is your logo, right? Well, maybe not.Read More
COVID-19 Has Changed Coaching The Admin Side of Coaching, Here's How...
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all facets of our daily lives, from how we work and learn, to how we communicate and interact with one another. Culturally, for many Americans, sports were one of the main ways people came together -- by...Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | The Not So Secret Recipe for Effective...
Willie Edwards, assistant football coach at Brown University, believes the recipe for effective coaching blends discipline, love, firmness, and hard work. It took tough love for him to lead a team to five straight High School Super Bowl visits and...Read More
53 Stats About Coaching to Know in 2021 [SlideShare]
We recently spoke with over 600 coaches about their role, motivations, and how coaching has changed in 2020. As we get closer to a new year, we wanted to reflect together on what we’ve learned. The coaches we interviewed had an average tenure of six...Read More
11 books that will change your coaching game
Coaches expect their players to be constantly improving. The best coaches expect the same of themselves, constantly sharpening their skills and mindset so they can be great leaders and examples as well as teachers.Read More
Former Patriot Dan Koppen Returns as Guest on Ask Me Anything Webinar...
Ask any question of 2-time Super Bowl champion Dan Koppen on Thursday, October 29, 2020Read More
Live Webinar by SquadLocker Addresses Health and Wellness of Athletes...
SquadLocker CEO Gary Goldberg talks with school counselor Traci Fairchild about health and wellness strategies on Tuesday, October 27, 2020Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | Bringing Squash Out of The Ivory Tower
How do you create a community where mentors lead change and people feel loved?Read More
Building Lacrosse Champions Through Team Culture
We’ve all heard the expression the whole is better than the sum of its parts. Coaches especially understand the truth in this; an impressive player can shoot a back breaker with ease, another may be able to block a lazer with their eyes closed, but...Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | Mentorship: How To Coach The Right Way
On this episode of the On the Whistle podcast, I, Gary Goldberg, talk about mentorship with Dan Koppen, two-time Super Bowl champion for the New England Patriots.Read More
SquadLocker Launches New Podcast Showcasing School and Sports Mentors...
CEO Gary Goldberg hosts new On the Whistle podcast spotlighting players, teachers, and coaches and their resilience, leadership, and influence in the lives of youthRead More
On The Whistle Podcast | The Culture of Coaching
As a mentor, a coach, or a leader, you get what you get. It's up to you to build around what you get. On the inaugural episode of the On the Whistle podcast, I talk with Babson hockey coach Jamie Rice about his journey to coaching and what's made...Read More
Ask Me Anything: Fun Facts and Sage Insights from Dan Koppen
It’s always fun to find out you have things in common with your favorite pros besides love of the sport itself. Now that former Super Bowl-winning NFL pro Dan Koppen has joined our SquadLocker team as Enterprise Brand Advocate, we wanted to know...Read More
On The Whistle Podcast | Great Kids, Great Cops: How Sports Can...
If it don't bleed, it don't lead. Media outlets depict the worst of modern society. They can find the time to cover riots, but they ignore all the positive things taking place. Like the great work of the Police Athletic Leagues. In this first...Read More
NHL On Track for Jan 1 Start
What would winter be without ice hockey! If your team hasn’t geared up yet for this season -- perhaps waiting to see what might happen with COVID-19 Return to Play guidelines -- now’s the time to get that going. For practice or play, teams with...Read More
Coaches Answer: What matters most in your role?
We recently spoke with over 600 coaches about the impact COVID has had on return to play and their roles. Through these conversations, we learned more about what coaches care about and what motivates them to do their job. We heard a number of...Read More
9 Ways to Engage Supporters in Your YSO Fundraiser
Fundraising is a way of life for most youth sports organizations. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, or burned out, but you can avoid all that by getting more people involved! Spread the wealth of opportunities to lighten the load and allow as many...Read More
3 Ted Talks That Anyone in Youth Athletics Leadership Should Watch
Every coach knows that each year is different and each athlete is different. The one thing that stays the same for coaches and league leadership is that it's important to be an inspiring and knowledgeable resource for your players. Catch up on some...Read More
Return to Play: 5 Tips For Coaches
As a coach you are both a teacher and a role model. And through these roles, you are in a unique position to provide players, fellow staff/volunteers, and parents with information and support tailored to meet new expectations and requirements that...Read More
Confidence Up Among Youth Sports Orgs
We are being very cautious as our youth return to playing sports, but we are also feeling more optimistic about that. Back in April, we had little to cheer about. According to a LeagueSide study:Read More
Return To Play Discussion with Industry Experts Part 3 - Innovation &...
Watch the full webinar, Return To Play Discussion with Industry Experts - Part 3 - Innovation & Tech. Hosts Gary Goldberg, SquadLocker CEO and Augusta Sportswear VP of Strategy Mark Botterill discuss the important role of innovation and technology...Read More
Team Rosters: What to Include, Surprising Benefits, and Free Template
Team rosters can quickly become an afterthought. I mean, it’s just a piece of paper on a clipboard right? It can be. But it can also be an invaluable resource for managing teams in a covid-world and preparing your players for life beyond high...Read More
11 Sports Movies To Inspire Your Youth Teams
Planning safe and fun programming during the year of quarantine can be tricky to manage. While movie nights can sound less engaging than other ideas, there’s multiple ways to make them interactive and exciting. You could consider: Shipping treat...Read More
Lack of Fans in the Stands
Most stands in arenas and stadiums across the country are void of fans, as teams and leagues follow suggested practices in their unique Return to Play plans. From cheering on your kid on the soccer field via streaming video to scrapping season...Read More
Our top 3 mask picks for any activity
Whether you're running around town, running around the field, or running around the classroom, it's important to stay protected this year. But, with all the different kinds of masks out there, how do you know which one is best for you? Below are our...Read More
Booster Clubs Give Funds and Morale a Boost With an Easy Update
With many high school and college sports programs cancelled this fall, booster clubs across the country fear long-term financial setbacks for years to come. But, cutting other activities due to funding is not an option as students need social...Read More
Lower risk sports may be allowed to play amid COVID concerns, but...
We are all doing the best we can to get our kids back into sports this fall – while doing everything we can to protect our players and staff from COVID-19. It’s now September, a month in which practice and play are usually in full swing. But what...Read More
Modernizing Custom Apparel: Out of Bulk and into ECommerce
Data just released by IBM in their latest U.S. Retail Index reveals that ecommerce growth is now five years ahead of expectations, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic pushing so many shoppers online. IBM predicts that for the year 2020, ecommerce...Read More
Return to Play: Tips for Communicating with Parents, Players, and...
One of the biggest challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic has been ongoing confusion. Not knowing what the future will bring builds anxiety, virus or no virus. While kids are anxious to return to play (and, boy do we understand that!), parents are...Read More
Need a new logo for your sports organization? Here's how to pick a...
Every youth sports organization and team needs a logo (or two or twenty, depending!). But not just any logo will do. You need a visual symbol that people can instantly recognize. A design that looks appealing and has the power to show your...Read More
Orange Blossom Baseball Scores a New Logo and a New Store
When you have the right players on your team, you can score big wins. This is a story about one of our great teammates – graphic designer Katie Murray – and how she hit a home run for Orange Blossom Baseball.Read More
Return to Play Webinar - Part 2 - Guidelines
Watch part 2 of our webinar series on Return to Play. In part 2 of the Return to Play webinar series, SquadLocker CEO Gary Goldberg and Augusta Sportswear VP of Strategy Mark Botterill discuss guidelines for returning to play this fall. Read...Read More
Responsible for an Organization's Apparel Budget? Here's 10 Terrible...
If you’re spending organization money, your organization expects you to spend wisely, especially if you’re buying something like branded apparel. If you make decisions that are, shall we say, imprudent, there will be costs. Not only will you have...Read More
Return to Play: Operating Considerations
We’re still all in this together. Good thing, because dealing with COVID-19 is definitely a team sport.Read More
Guidelines for Youth Athletes Returning to Play Focus of Webinar by...
In part 2 of the Return to Play webinar series, SquadLocker CEO Gary Goldberg and Augusta Sportswear VP of Strategy Mark Botterill discuss guidelines for returning to play this fallRead More
The next big thing in practice gear
We get it. You’re on the fence about the season. You aren’t sure if you’ll even have one. Whatever the schedule looks like, you know darn well that procedures on and off the field, court or rink will be very different than in the past. But the one...Read More
Return to play: When is the right time to return?
When? That’s the big question, isn’t it? We all want to return to play – boy, do we miss our teams! But should we? As much as we want our kids to get back to all the benefits of team sports, and as much as we miss cheering them on, their health and...Read More
The best social media platforms for promoting your team's spirit wear
You’ve put a lot of thought into stocking your online store with fabulous spirit wear. You don’t want it gathering dust on your virtual shelves, you want it out there in public where it can do its magic – showing off your team’s brand and helping...Read More
Team Fundraising: Expectations vs. Reality
Team fundraising. You can’t escape it. Teams always need money, whether we’re talking school sports, the robotics club, or an entire youth sports organization. New equipment, travel, scholarships and the like all require resources that often just...Read More
SquadLocker and Augusta Sportswear Brands Host Webinar on Youth...
SquadLocker CEO Gary Goldberg and Augusta Sportswear VP of Strategy Mark Botterill discuss implications of returning to play this fallRead More
SquadLocker Releases Return to Play e-Book to Help Get Youth Back to...
Compilation of tools and resources aims to help athletic directors and coaches create their own Return to Play planRead More
Return to Play: What’s Your Plan?
We are all eager to return to sports play, but nobody wants to jump the gun or set a schedule that could worsen the spread of COVID-19. Health and safety precautions must be top of mind so players, parents, and coaches all feel comfortable moving...Read More
Staying Safe as We Return to Play
How are we to play it safe as we return to sports play? It’s the big question on everyone’s mind these days as we emerge from isolation and head back onto the field or court. It is so exciting to finally reconnect, but health officials are concerned...Read More
Returning to Play – How Will It Feel? What Will It Mean?
We’re getting our lives back, bit by bit. For sports enthusiasts of all ages that means a return to play. This is exciting indeed, especially for youth that have been kept away from their friends and teammates as well as their favorite sports. But...Read More
Why Losers Win
If winning is the only option, why do we compete? Losing is essential. Losing is an everyday experience, whether it's racing to make a traffic light or missing the game-winning shot. So why don't we focus on losing?After all, losing makes winning...Read More
Participation Trophies: Yay or Nay?
Participation trophies have been around for a short period of time, and they tend to be a controversial topic. Some argue that the point isn’t to win or lose, it’s a celebration of your efforts and the work you put into the game. Others point out...Read More
SquadLocker Could Be Your Single Source For All Your Sports Equipment...
If you’re the athletic director for a school system, or otherwise responsible for the logistics of your school’s sports initiatives, you’re undoubtedly aware of just how much of a hassle sourcing gear and merchandise can be. The more teams your...Read More
Strategies for Stress-Free Coaching
Coaching can be a lot of fun, but there’s also plenty of responsibility and stress that comes along with it. In order to operate effectively, a good coach focuses on their own needs in addition to the needs of the team. A great coach is also a great...Read More
6 Tools for a Stress-Free Registration Season
It’s that time again. Spring is rapidly approaching so it’s time that you start planning for your team’s preseason, and ordering your custom team gear should definitely make that list.Read More
Fundraising and Sponsorship Tips, Tricks & Ideas
Your store at SquadLocker can be personalized in many different ways. Sure you can get logos created or modified, you can choose the colors you want, you can personalize all of the gear and you can even make sure certain mandatory safety items are...Read More
Spirit Wear & The 6 Pillars of League Fundraising
This is a guest post from Jay Whitehead of LeagueNetwork Magazine. Here are two facts that are always front and center in conversations with youth team or league managers. First, 80% of youth league managers tell us at LeagueNetwork Magazine that...Read More
SquadLocker Team Gear: Not Just For The Big Leagues Any More
Maybe it sounds over-ambitious, but at SquadLocker, we're not simply trying to build a good -or even great- team gear store. We believe we could change how custom apparel is ordered everywhere, in every field. Right now, we offer a truly...Read More
Video: How SquadLocker has made things easier for coaches and...
How SquadLocker has made things easier for coaches and administrators.Read More
A Day in the Life of a Youth League Administrator
Although it may be listed as a part-time opportunity, being the league administrator for a youth sports team is a full-time job. From scheduling practices to ordering uniforms and communicating all that information with team members, coaches and...Read More
Organizing Sports' 4th Dimension-Youth Leagues
Sure, our kids are overweight. And they have ever-declining hours of daily physical activity. But America leads the planet in organized sports. We are the only country in the world with a sports economy that represents a gigantic 2% of GDP and...Read More
The 4 Main Challenges of Managing a Youth Sports Team
As a coach, manager or administrator of a youth sports team, the challenges can be many. From purchasing custom team gear, fan apparel, and organizing the distribution of sizes, numbers and names – the checklist as a coach may seem endless. There...Read More
Coaching In the Present
It's difficult telling a coach how to coach. What works for one coach may not work for another coach, and then we can have an argument about which coach is better. And, even with that, does a winning or losing record even count here? Some of the...Read More
Coach: Inspiring and Motivating Your Youth Sports Team
Coaching youth sports is a far different animal than coaching any other type of sports program. And do you want the basics here? OK, then swearing is out. Complicated plays are out. Yelling when someone makes a mistake is out. Picking favorites to...Read More
6 Tips for the Youth Coach Newbie
Just getting started as a youth coach? Well, you’re in for a wild ride my friend. Buckle up for a little bit of stress and maybe a few headaches… but most of all, a ton of fun. Being a youth coach is a rewarding experience, and not only will you...Read More
The SquadLocker Difference #3: Establishing a TeamLocker™ Close Date
The SquadLocker Difference: This 8 part series details the ways SquadLocker is the best online store for team gear and apparel. For part 3, we dive into the ability to set the launch and close date of your TeamLocker™ online store.Read More
The SquadLocker Difference #1: Check Out the GearMatching Selector
The SquadLocker Difference: World’s Best Gear Matching Selector Who Benefits? Coaches, League Organizers, Parent Volunteers, and AthletesRead More
Expanding the Role of the LMS Market Leaders: 5 Ways That Authentic...
On Friday, the six-year-old TeamSnap announced that they received $10 million Series B funding by creating a League Management Software (LMS) program that has attracted 15 million users, millions of whom pay subscription fees, which range from $60...Read More
Spring Sports: Plan ahead and use "player-pay" ordering solutions.
Practice. It makes perfect. The perfect practice for the perfect team gear ordering experience is to use an online ordering service for your "player-pay" team apparel orders!Read More
Custom Adidas and Under Armour Uniform Options
With the spring athletics season quickly approaching, many coaches and athletic directors will be looking to purchase new uniforms for their baseball, softball, lacrosse, and track & field teams. With so many options to choose from – where do you...Read More
How to Afford Collegiate Athletic Brands on a High School Budget
In sports—and life, generally—expectations dictate emotions. Fans who expect championships every year from their favorite teams are often disappointed. Players who receive more playing time than they anticipated feel lucky. Coaches whose teams meet...Read More
Why Build SquadLocker, When There is a Team Dealer on Every Corner?
Starting a business is never easy. It takes capital, dedicated employees who are willing to trust your vision and most of all, acceptance of risk and the acceptance that sometimes even the best laid plans don't go according to plan. So please allow...Read More
The Oregon Effect: Does Team Apparel Impact Recruiting?
If you’ve been watching college football recently, you may have noticed that some of the nation’s most recognizable programs have become, well, unrecognizable. This is because college football programs are increasingly opting to change their teams’...Read More
Why Your Team Dealer Sucks, and How You Can Fix It
You may not think about it this way, but problems with your team uniform provider can be extremely detrimental to your athletics program. Though some traditionalists believe that players and coaches shouldn’t spend any time worrying about their...Read More
Save Money on Your School's Team Winter Sports Apparel in 4 Steps
Last year, your boy’s basketball team had some of its jerseys ripped in the contentious final game of the season. Also, several of your girl’s basketball team uniforms are mysteriously missing. And on top of that, both the girl’s and boy’s hockey...Read More
3 Practical Steps for Designing and Building a Custom Team Uniform
Your school’s uniforms are a platform for your sports program; a raggedy look can signify a lack of organization or funding, which isn’t the message that you want to send to players, parents, and opponents. At the same time, you’re likely dealing...Read More
How a Team Gear Provider Can Help Your Athletic Program Save Money
When a school’s athletic department is short on funds, the aesthetics suffer. The soccer field’s grass fades to brown; the tennis courts crack; the ripped state championship banners in the gymnasium go unrepaired; and, perhaps most importantly to...Read More
3 Ways a Team Sports Dealer Can Save Money for Your Whole School
One of the most consistent cost drivers in school team sports is the price of gear, uniforms, and apparel: anything your team’s players and coaches wear that bears your team or school logo. While the summer is approaching, coaches, athletic...Read More
A Day in the Life of a School Team Sports Uniform
No matter what the sport, uniforms take a beating on and off the field. For school athletic programs looking to get the most out of their investment in uniforms and apparel, thinking about game day rigors from the perspective of a uniform or other...Read More
5 Ways a Team Dealer Will Help Your Team, School, or League Cut Costs
Coaching a team of young athletes, administering a league, or overseeing a high school sports program can be very rewarding, but along with the excitement of game day and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of your players comes the...Read More
Team Dealer Details That Will Save You Time and Money
What if I were to tell you that a simple thing like a team organizer form would be the key to your team having an enjoyable and successful experience, trusting you to buy their team uniforms? What if I also told you that the way in which your team...Read More
A School Team Sports Fundraising Checklist
So you’ve been put in charge of fundraising for your high school sports team. Now what? It’s not always the most desirable job. Sports fundraising can be a headache for organizers; you have to choose a fundraising method, mobilize volunteers, and...Read More
A Smart Way to Control Costs for Team Travel Suits and Outerwear
On-field uniforms may be the most recognizable apparel a sports team wears, but it is outerwear that really drives costs. For team sports budget planners for high school, college, or league programs, choosing styles and brands for the travel suits,...Read More
Be a Campus Hero: How to Save Your School Money on Sports Uniforms
Since your earliest days on the Little League diamond or Pee Wee football field, your coaches drilled the value of teamwork deep into your soul. Now you’re a coach yourself – or an athletic director – and you emphasize the same message to your...Read More
Everything ADs and Coaches Need to Know About Uniform Decoration
When purchasing team apparel and uniforms from your local team dealer, it is important that you understand the differences between the several decoration methods that are available to you today. Getting a better understanding of the variety of...Read More
5 money-saving alternatives to expensive school team apparel brands
An athlete's ability is not measured by the type of apparel he or she wears, yet apparel and uniforms for practice and play are important aspects of school and league athletics, for cost and performance reasons. Are you in search of school team...Read More
How ADs Can Guarantee Quality Team Sports Gear and Apparel
In the unpredictable world of competitive and recreational sports, teams, coaches, organizers and managers are faced with constant challenges. The very nature of competitive athletics is unpredictable; you never know what your team or players will...Read More
4 Great Ways to Save Your Team Money on Gear, Apparel and Uniforms
Coaches, athletic directors, and league administrators understand there’s more pressure than ever on intelligent cost planning and getting the most out of an athletics budget. One of the most significant expenses for school and league athletics is...Read More