27 episodes

Welcome to The Facility Playbook! Join us to hear from industry pioneers who have built and managed successful sports facilities, eatertainment venues, and clubs. We'll delve into their strategies, challenges, and triumphs, giving you practical insights and inspiration to elevate your own facility. Whether you want to enhance the fan experience, improve operations, or create unforgettable moments, The Facility Playbook is your go-to guide for facility management.

The Facility Playbook Luke Wade

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Welcome to The Facility Playbook! Join us to hear from industry pioneers who have built and managed successful sports facilities, eatertainment venues, and clubs. We'll delve into their strategies, challenges, and triumphs, giving you practical insights and inspiration to elevate your own facility. Whether you want to enhance the fan experience, improve operations, or create unforgettable moments, The Facility Playbook is your go-to guide for facility management.

    • video
    Renovating Your Sports Facility

    Renovating Your Sports Facility

    Welcome to the world of Parks and Rec! This week we sat down with staff from the award-winning Johnson Country Parks and Recreation Department to talk about one of their recently renovated indoor facility, Okun Fieldhouse. From storage challenges to flooring choices, this episode explores the nuances of planning and executing changes made to preserve and improve this community pillar. Discover the insights shared by the facility managers and gain a deeper understanding of the strategies employed to navigate the ever-changing world of community sports.



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    https://jcprd.com/

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    • 38 min
    • video
    Life After Sports: Networking for Athletes

    Life After Sports: Networking for Athletes

    The world of sports creates a familial bond that connects people far beyond the thrill of the game, but what happens after an athlete retires from their sports career? Dive into the challenges and solutions presented by Chris Smith, CEO, and founder of Athlete Network [https://www.athletenetwork.com/home], as he shares his journey and insights. Inspired by the experiences of his own sports community, Chris was determined to create the power behind the promise "Once Family, Always Family" so often delivered at the end of a season. In this episode, discover the potential impact on facility managers looking to hire athletes and how Athlete Network's technology is reshaping the landscape. Join us as we unravel the key themes and valuable takeaways that bridge the gap between athletes, facilities, and the ever-evolving realm of technology.



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    • 24 min
    • video
    Pick Up, Drop In, or Open Play: Which is it?

    Pick Up, Drop In, or Open Play: Which is it?

    Dive deep into the nuances of pick-up sports leagues and open-play initiatives, exploring the strategies that turn casual sports events into thriving community hubs. We hear from Mitch and Greg of KC Crew to share the good and the bad from their experiences facilitating open-play sporting spaces.  From the first dribble to the final buzzer, we dissect the elements that contribute to the success of these events, offering valuable insights for facility managers, sports enthusiasts, and anyone seeking to create a community-based sports culture

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    • 41 min
    • video
    How to Generate Revenue in Your Sports Facility

    How to Generate Revenue in Your Sports Facility

    In the world of sports facility management, success and stability don't come easy. But what if you had a roadmap to profitability? Enter Chuck Stollery, Membership Director of US Indoor [https://usindoor.com/], an organization built to help sports programs succeed. In this episode, we have a  thought-provoking conversation, sharing insights on maximizing revenue, the importance of cleanliness, customer engagement, and what the future holds for sports facilities. Join us as we uncover common pitfalls new facilities often fall into and start your business ahead of the game.

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    • 31 min
    • video
    Strategies for Winning Partnerships

    Strategies for Winning Partnerships

    Fundraising is typically a constant need when it comes to youth sports, and the right partnership can significantly reduce that stress on facility managers. Explore the dynamic realm of sponsorships in youth and amateur sports facilities, as we delve into insightful conversations with industry expert Mark Dvoroznack, co-founder of Base Sports Group. By channeling his varied experiences with landing mutually beneficial partnerships, he created an organization that seeks to secure those for other youth sports organizations.

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    • 54 min
    • video
    Championing a Winning Culture: Wisdom from Joel Goldberg

    Championing a Winning Culture: Wisdom from Joel Goldberg

    With a career spanning over 25 years, Joel Goldberg [https://joelgoldbergmedia.com/] has become a trusted voice in the world of baseball, specifically known for his deep connections with the Kansas City Royals. Beyond the glitz of victories and championships, Joel's storytelling skills unveil the human side of the game, capturing the essence of resilience, leadership, and teamwork. His unique journey from a local sports anchor to a nationally recognized figure reflects his unwavering commitment to his craft. Joel Goldberg not only narrates the triumphs of baseball but also imparts invaluable lessons, making him a sought-after speaker, mentor, and storyteller. Explore the unique dynamics of a championship team, discover the secrets of cultivating a winning culture, and unravel the parallels between the baseball field and the business arena. Joel's engaging anecdotes and lessons learned provide a valuable playbook for success in sports, leadership, and life.



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    • 1 hr 1 min

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