RUTH NICHOLSON: INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR NOMINEE – GoalNation

Source: RUTH NICHOLSON: INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR NOMINEE – GoalNation Being an innovator has many definitions but generating the opportunity for change is always an intrinsic part. The leading video analysis company, Hudl, has partnered with SportsEngine, Soccer.com, Sklz, and United Soccer Coaches and created the inaugural Innovator of the Year award. After 100s of applications, four finalists were selected who embodied the virtues of an innovator — each receiving $10,000 worth of prizes. Now it is time for a winner to be chosen. Read Related Soccer News: INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR The winner, who will score a hefty $50,000 worth of prizes, will be someone who has … Continue reading RUTH NICHOLSON: INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR NOMINEE – GoalNation

OFF THE PITCH: The Critical Flaw in Our Boards of Directors

Is the non-profit model for youth soccer clubs fatally flawed? This week’s goalWA.net “Off the Pitch” column by Ruth Nicholson looks at a key source of dysfunction in the volunteer boards of directors that govern our youth soccer clubs. Ruth … Continue reading OFF THE PITCH: The Critical Flaw in Our Boards of Directors

Free upcoming GO! Webinars: Topics soccer / sports clubs care about

Join our GO! On Demand experts for FREE weekly webinars in February, March, and April 2018 at 11:00 am Pacific time every Wednesday For more information, contact Ruth Nicholson at Ruth@NicholsonFacilitation.com February 21: Coaching Conversations – Minimizing Discomfort when Navigating … Continue reading Free upcoming GO! Webinars: Topics soccer / sports clubs care about

RUTH NICHOLSON – THE TOP 5 MISTAKES YOUTH SOCCER CLUBS MAKE – GoalNation

Ruth Nicholson Dives into What Is Wrong in American Youth Soccer. She is a systems expert in the areas of operations/administration. Source: RUTH NICHOLSON – THE TOP 5 MISTAKES YOUTH SOCCER CLUBS MAKE – GoalNation With good intentions present, sometimes all that is needed is a clear plan. Check out Nicholson’s top 5 mistakes to avoid and worthy goals for creating a successful club environment. Continue reading RUTH NICHOLSON – THE TOP 5 MISTAKES YOUTH SOCCER CLUBS MAKE – GoalNation

OFF THE PITCH: Sponsorships – Follow the Money to Find the Money

What are the six steps to identifying sponsors for your organization? This week’s goalWA.net “Off the Pitch” column by Ruth Nicholson outlines the steps to identifying prospective sponsors from the founders of X! PROMOS, the marketing and sponsorship experts from … Continue reading OFF THE PITCH: Sponsorships – Follow the Money to Find the Money