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Upper Hand has a variety of templates, guides, and worksheets aimed to help sports businesses in key areas like business management, youth development, and more


Sports Camp Guide

In-depth guide full of 13 tips and best practices compiled from over 25 years of camp experience!

From the preparation and execution the administrative work, tips on scheduling activities, and ways to provide the X-factor, this guide will provide you the tools you need to keep participation growing year over year!

Sports Budget Template

This template can be used by sports businesses of all shapes and sizes to help understand financial strengths and areas of improvement.

Calculate revenues from your various training offerings or products, input your operating expenses, see average revenue per client, see your cash flow projections, and more!

Waiver & Release Template

Every sports business needs a waiver & release form, but many don’t know where to start. This template can be customized to fit your needs.

Includes verbiage to rights and images, training rules and policies, financial responsibilities for their payments, protection in the case of injuries, and more. Keep you and your business protected!

Sponsorship Letter Template

Asking a local company to sponsor or make a donation to your sports organization can be intimidating, and there are many ways you can do it.

This guide takes a step-by-step approach to securing funding for your sports business, tips on making that intimidating initial outreach, and an email/letter template that you can customize to fit your fundraising needs! 

Athlete Evaluation Template

Help propel your athletes’ development by giving them a personalized evaluation assessment in key areas of their sport.

Built with from one of the top collegiate recruiting camps, this template was redesigned for you to customize to your and your sports’ needs. Rate your athlete on a 1-5 scale in key areas of your sport, use the free-form text areas, and give them the tools they need to succeed!

Event Setup Checklist

Planning a camp, class, or program and want to make sure you have the key bases covered?

This checklist focuses on the 7 key areas related to the admin and planning functions of event management. From best practices on registration, marketing, staff management, and more, this checklist will make sure you don’t leave anything to chance!

Competitor Analysis Worksheet

This fun and interactive worksheet was built to help sports businesses better understand their competitive landscape.

After defining your key competitors, this worksheet will help walk you through defining strengths, weaknesses, and help identify opportunities to give you the upper hand. After identifying those areas, action items are created to give you a plan to succeed.