1. What is the Club Development Network?
This is a free, web-based resource developed by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC). This resource supports the development and management of sporting clubs / associations at the grass roots level. It is about promoting continuous improvement.
2. What is the Aim?
The network aims to assist clubs across Australia to identify ways in which they can develop their clubs so they can provide the best possible service to their members.
To have a successful, well-run club, you need a clear understanding of leadership, planning, people and organisational performance, while maintaining a strong member focus. The Club Development Network emphasizes these areas.
3. What does the Network Consist of?
a) An Evaluation Checklist
The checklist helps the club to identify how it is performing - management and operations.
b) Resource Library
a wealth of club-friendly – everything from a template for a strategic plan through to a fact sheet on how to run a safe sausage sizzle.
regular updates via the club development electronic newsletter.
d) Membership Search
All member clubs are listed on the network directory, so you can make direct contact.
4. How do I Join?
Make sure that your club has not already registered. If not visit this website and register today!
5. What do I need to Do After I Join?
When you join you get a password emailed to you. Let other members of your Committee / Board or members know this password so they can access this service.
6. What Kinds of things are there in the Resource Library?
There are many resources, fact sheets and checklists associated with these themes – and many more!
Codes of behaviour
Education & training
Effective committee meetings
Feedback from members
Harassment Free Sport
Health and safety
Involving people with a disability
Marketing & promotions
Occupational health and safety
Promotion and media
Reporting to members
Responding to member feedback
Review and evaluation
Roles and responsibilities
Starting a club
Terms and conditions of contracts
Thanks coach, thanks officials
The volunteer coordinator
Written job descriptions