Think Small!

I’ve noticed recently that many coaches are thinking about running a “good” tournament.  I’m not sure what “good” means, but it probably indicates that most tournaments have lots of negative aspects to them, which leads many to think that they can do better.  I do know that it’s very difficult to get a good turnout for your event, especially if it’s your first.  Couple that with what’s typically a lack of support from the local clubs, assuming you even have other local clubs besides your own, and the prospect of renting a facility, getting awards, and running an event that doesn’t take money out of your pocket is a scary proposition.

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