Running a Sports Club

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If you are starting a new club or want to improve the way your club is run then this is the section for you.

Whatever the sport you're involved, whether you are a coach, official or administrator life as sports volunteer is far from easy! To support sports volunteers and make sure clubs not only survive, but also grow and thrive Sport England have created and funded runningsports

The runningsports  network has been developed by experts who work in sport and understand your day-to-day issues. They can provide you with the tools and resources you need to make the less enjoyable jobs quicker and easier so that you can spend more of your precious time enjoying what you do best.

So don't delay become a runningsports FREE network member today!        

Downloadable running sport resources here:

In the mean-time we've managed to download a few runningsports Quick Guides to help you on your way. To download the resources, please click on the links below:

There are also three runningsports Quick Guides specifically focusing on the roles of some of the key officials within your club including key duties and useful tips.

As well as the downloads available, the runningsports network can also help with the following:

  • Finding New Volunteers – Recruitment
  • Promoting and Marketing Your Club
  • Screening Volunteers – A guide for Clubs
  • Developing Your Sports Action Plan

Sport England


For more information please contact

Mark Williams
Sports Development Officer
Tel 01386 565229
Hours of work: Mon - Fri 9-5pm