Club Leadership & Business Management (CLBMS) 201 IL Swimming

Club Leadership & Business Management (CLBMS) 201 IL Swimming

April 08, 2017

Hinsdale Central HS, Hinsdale Community Room

Hinsdale, IL


USA Swimming offers this exciting and unique workshop for coaches and board members to learn how to be effective in leading and governing their team. Swim Club leaders work together in learning about new strategies to improve their club. This course is required for all new clubs. However, it is also highly recommended for all existing programs and is open to everyone. If you are a Board Governed program it is recommended that both the Board Chair and the Head Coach attend.

Completion of the 101 online course is advisable prior to attending this 201 course.

Register with Tony Young (IL Swimming Sport Director) at: by April 3rd.

Course will be held at the Hinsdale Central HS, Hinsdale Community Room from 9a-1:30p

The course will be taught by Randy Julian, USA Swimming's Central Zone Sport Development Consultant.


  • Mission and structure
  • Finances, budgets and fundraising
  • Policy setting
  • Strategies for the future
  • Staff & BOD responsibilities
  • Using task forces & committees
  • Engaging volunteers
  • Meetings & agendas
  • Developing leaders
  • Insurance issues for clubs
  • Safe Sport review


  • Effective ways to communicate on your team
  • Items to look for when developing a budget
  • Understanding fiduciary responsibility
  • Fundraising suggestions
  • How to govern more and manage less
  • Ten basic responsibilities of a board
  • Three legal duties of a board
  • Available resources