3 Easy Tips & Tricks to Raise More Funds for Your Sports Team

Selling chocolate, having spaghetti dinners and other fundraising activities are all great, but their reach is limited! Why not add crowdfunding and take your fundraising to the next level? Your players will be more motivated to fundraise for your team using cutting edge tools and their daily social media. Once your campaign is launched (if you don't have a running campaign, create one here), here are 3 tips to optimise your crowdfunding campaign and get the most out of it:1. Add Individual CampaingsCreate individual campaigns for each one of your players to boost the performance of your team. Once every...

A Student Athlete Life: Balancing Academics and Sports

Every student athlete has the invariable task to study and compete, it's like having two daytime job according to life Fitness magazine. Princeton University has plenty of student athletes , nearly 20% of undergraduates are athlete. At Princeton “being a student athlete is both a challenge and an opportunity” to develop one’s leadership and organization skills. Organize  Balance is crucial for any student athlete because competitive sports and academics work side by side the life of a student athlete. Balance is a real challenge because education is crucial to a young athlete's’ life. However one has to organize and prioritize...

How to plan your expenses for the upcoming sporting year 2016 in 3 quick steps

As January 1st 2016 checks in the invariable anguish of many athletes kicks in. The sporting calendar goes back into overdrive and the Rio Olympics keep getting closer and closer. The million dollar question for many athletes and teams is “ How am I going to organise my expenses”? Well this blog post attempts to answer that question in three quick and simple steps. 1 Building the CalendarThis allows a team or athlete to get a good sense at how busy the year will look. It may only be a rough layout but at least it’s a plan that can...

The Tough One: Crowdfunding Football in North America

As of recent times MAKEACHAMP has had the pleasure to entertain a few young kids from Canada participating in football competitions in the USA. This compelled me to think about the humongous world of junior football all the way to the massively popular college level. Where would crowdfunding fit into all this? This blog post hopefully answers this question and maybe brings up further discussion on a very exciting topic that is still evolving. Firstly, let us beginning at the high school and junior level. This so far in Canada to be growing in popularity. With the International Bowl in...