Club Education Seminar – September 30th

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Training Camps

Please join us for the Club Education Plus Seminar, hosted by the Greater Cleveland Council of Figure Skating Clubs, on Saturday, September 30th, from 10:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Mentor Civic Ice Arena. We will be discussing the day-to-day operations and business related topics of running a successful and financially viable figure skating club. Whether your club has been around for years or it has just been formed, you are the foundation of our sport and the essential link to the success of your members.

This seminar is open to all current and prospective board members, skating directors, coaches and rink management staff – everyone who serves in a leadership position. This seminar is in conjunction with Skate Dance Dream Performance Camp so bring your skater along for a fun-filled day.

The fee is $75 per person or a maximum of $250 per board of four or more members. The fee includes all materials and lunch. You must pre-register if planning to attend. Deadline to register is September 22nd.

Meeting location:
Mentor Civic Ice Arena
8600 Munson Rd, Mentor, OH 44060

Topics discussed during the day will include:
Leadership and Governance

  • Club mission, purpose and vision
  • Bylaws, club standing rules
  • U.S. Figure Skating structure
  • Getting work accomplished – role of committees

Business Practices/Financial Management

  • Safeguarding your club
  • Fundraising

Membership Development

  • Programs to grow membership
  • Recruiting and retaining volunteers
  • Working with your coaching staff; understanding coaching credentials
  • Conflict Management
  • SafeSport Program – how to implement and enforce

Programs and Events

  • Competitions
  • Special Events

To register for this seminar, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact Sue Clemente at or Susi Wehrli McLaughlin at

We look forward to seeing you in Mentor!