Presentation on theme: "2013 Season. Who & What is the Booster Club Original Intent: The Booster Club was started in 2000 It was designed to fill in the “Gaps” Any parent with."— Presentation transcript:
Who & What is the Booster Club Original Intent: The Booster Club was started in 2000 It was designed to fill in the “Gaps” Any parent with a player is a member We have about 25 active members Get involved, it is a lot of fun Volunteering is essential: It takes a lot of hands to support a Top-10 program and put these games on successfully, so be sure to do your share! We need you and your special skills !!
Expanded Role for Booster Club 1. Educate Parents and Players about one of the best programs for any sport in Michigan…and what it takes to be a Champion Football Program Goals: Are you the next State Champion? Make Playoffs: “normally” requires 6 Wins City Champions: Beat Oakley Park & Northern Knights Regional & Final Four Championship Win State Championship!! How to get there: The Machine Teamwork Player Development: leadership qualities, work ethic, academics Coaching: Offense, Defense & Special Teams – Football Acumen Parent /Family Involvement 2. Provide Home Field Advantage Welcome Tent, Banners, Cheerleading, POMs, Band, Announcing, Music, Student Section (Z-Zone), etc.
Warrior Principles for Player Development 1.Character Development: 2.Academics: 3.Football Development: 4.Family Participation:
Warrior Principle #1 Character Development: Build Character through Leadership, Community Service & Philanthropic events: Philanthropic: 2011 inaugural Warriors for Warriors Breast Cancer Fundraiser Community Service 3-time recipient of the Steve Spicer Memorial Leadership & Community Service Award
Warrior Principle #2 Academics: In 2012, we won our 6th Academic All-State award and the 5 th in the last 7 years Grades come 1 st …. Can’t play if you don’t have the grades Colleges won’t be able to recruit you if you don’t meet standards….even if you have great talent …..Hit the books – We need smart football players
Warrior Principle #3 Football Development: 5 th Final Four Appearance in 20 years: State Champions - 1999 & 1996, Final Four - 2011, 2001, & 1992 State Playoffs 15 Walled Lake City Champions 25 Red Home Jerseys City Champs in 2013 ….make it happen!!
Family Participation: Dinner clubs, Blue-Silver Scrimmage & Annual Picnic, golf outing, Year-end Award Banquet Warrior Principle #4
What does the Booster Club provide? Donations to ProgramProvide Services Events Jerseys 2011 & 2012 ($6,500) +names on Jerseys Footballs - $2,500 in 2012 Stadium Setup – Putting the Warrior into the Stadium with Banners, Flags, etc. Equipment Trailer Digital Cameras for scouting and Game review Cost being passed down from District (e.g. Bussing) - $4,600+ in 2011 Parent gifts Pre Game Meals Post Game Meals Varsity Team Dinners Snack bags in the lockers prior to games Game Day Prep Locker Decorations Yearbook – 4 consecutive years as National award winner Photography Website Awards Family Picnic Dinner Club Golf Outing Warriors for Warriors Banquet
Booster Club Fundraising Raise FundsOther Fundraising Business Advertising Fundraising – Schuman Dodge Sign & Drive $5,000 Concessions Merchandise Banner 50/50 Dinner Club Golf Outing Mandatory - Every player must raise/pay $100 for their B.U.S. Fee (Busing, Uniforms & Supplemental equipment) by Equipment Handout on 8/11 Solicit Advertising from Local Business Personal Ad in Program Bottle /Can Receipts Pay Check to WLW Football Boosters
Banner Attention all Walled Lake Western Football supporters It is time to get the yearly banner started (& filled up this year!!) You can view previous years banners displayed in the auxiliary gym @ the school. There is a limited quantity of 72 footballs available on the main banner Additional side banners will be made if necessary. Price is the same as it has been for the last 8 years.... $20 per football Payable to Walled Lake Western Football Boosters Please email name & number of player to firstname.lastname@example.org and get the $20 to the Jenkinemail@example.com This is available for ALL players: Varsity, Junior Varsity & Freshman
Volunteers Needed - Sign-up sheet @ Sign-up Table Family Picnic Game Day Concession Stand Post-Game Varsity Meals Bring Popsicles to Two-a-days Locker Room Decorations 50/50 Raffle Warrior Welcome Tent Special Events
How Do I Keep In Touch???? Fill out Contact information sheet “tonight”! Must have your Cell Phone number tonight Group Text will be primary method of communication Provide your email address Visit wlwfootball.com Join WLW Football Facebook groups WLW_Football 2013 Walled Lake Western JV Football Walled Lake Western Football Boosters