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Benefits to USSA Clubs

 

Benefits offered to all USSA Clubs (beginning 2015/2016 some of these benefits may be available to certified clubs only)

  • Listing in USSA's online club directory
  • Ability to link your club from the USSA website
  • Competition guides for your sport program(s)
  • On demand club rosters
  • Ability to conduct USSA and FIS competitions
  • Subscription to Ski Racing Magazine
  • Use of USSA logo
  • Access to general Club Development materials and resources
  • Access to COE TV (this is a USSA member benefit)
  • Participation in the on-going monthly Club Development Workshops (Webinars commencing October 2013)
  • Club Development Programming and Workshops coordinated with existing (or new) regional or state gatherings/events – regional workshops, symposiums, etc.
  • Training and assistance in implementing SkillsQuest
  • Participation in the NBC Gold Map project during coverage of the Sochi Winter Games
  • Club Delivery program for USSA Coaching Certification (Alpine only)
  • Direct Assistance with the Club Certification Process

 

Additional Benefits for Certified USSA Clubs (note: certain benefits above may only be offered to certified clubs in the future)

  • Recognition, use of USSA Certified Club logos and marketing support
  • USSA CLIP insurance
  • Group-buying opportunities and/or discounts for equipment, donor development software, etc.
  • Use of USSA Letter of Support to use in negotiations with resorts (hill space, fees, events, etc.)
  • Facilitate Club Expert Consultant services

Additional benefits for Podium (Bronze, Silver and Gold Certified) Clubs

  • Recognition, use of USSA Podium Club Logos and marketing support
  • Invitations to provide content for Club Development Workshops
  • Professional development opportunities for staff
    • Participation in club visits
    • Presentations at Club Excellence Conference and Club Development Workshops
  • Co-branding opportunities for USSA-Club marketing
  • Assistance with identifying available grants and general fundraising support
  • Existing and new opportunities for use of COE and other opportunities for athletes, staff and boards

Additional benefits for Silver and Gold Certified Clubs

  • Direct USSA Staff support regarding negotiations with resorts (hill space, fees, events, etc.) and venue development
  • Collaboration in developing Club Development materials and resources
  • Participation and leadership in Podium Club track at the annual Club Excellence Conference.
  • Participation in delivering on-going monthly Club Development Curriculum (can double as professional development)

NOTE: This is a new program – the USSA is working with regional and national partners to continue developing benefits for clubs associated with USSA Club Certification, including potential funding opportunities offered directly to USSA Certified Clubs.

Services offered for fees to all USSA Clubs (delivered by USSA Staff and Club Expert Consultants) – offered at subsidized or below market value rates

  • Strategic Plan facilitation
  • Board Development
  • Fundraising and Grant Writing
  • Financial Management
  • Legal Support
  • Human Resource Management
  • Program and Organizational Assessment Strategies

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