How to Create a Sports Organizational Chart in Microsoft Word


In the United States, the popularity of sports games is drastically high. There is a gathered statistics by a data analytics website, Gallup, that 60% of Americans are an avid fan of sports games — the figures remained stable since the year 2000. Unbelievable as you might have thought, but a simple organizational chart has been one of the critical foundations why sports industry functions for years. Aside from it recognizes the key commissioners of a sports organization, an organizational chart serves as the cornerstone of how a league would operate.

With all of our laid out ideas and facts, we highly suggest you to consider having a structured org chart for your sports club or league. Our team can help you achieve it in no time! We've got below a simple how-to guide that you can use as your basis. Freely refer to it, and take note of some important details that can be essential for you.


1. Recognize the Hierarchy of Positions

Like any other organizational chart, a sports org chart must consist of exact positions or titles in hierarchal order. Achieving this is pretty simple. In a blank checklist, list down the possible or existing spots that you can include in your org chart layout. Categorize your list in chronological order so that you can avoid disorganization upon designing your chart, digitally.

2. Gather Important Names

Your desired org chart will not serve its purpose if there is no detailed identification of who and what are the roles of your team inside your sports organization. The same goes with the previous step, collect the precise names, and fitting title of the persons who are part of the chart structure. Make sure that all of your gathered info are accurate so that you can avoid misinterpretation.

3. Draft your Org Chart's Structure

Drafting your org chart's form and structure is your best way to polish your chart output easily. In a blank sheet, create a draft outline that would encapsulate your final org chart appearance. Your gathered list can help you in structuring your chart's information. For your org chart's format, you can freely refer to the internet about it.

4. Construct your Org Chart

This step will require you a pinch of creativity and style. With the use of your preferred layout software, transfer your org chart draft into the digital board. Don't forget to incorporate your brand. For instance, you purposely want to have your chart for your volleyball athletic department or league, make sure to include your sports label or logo into your layout. You can also add your branding color scheme for brand consistency purposes.

5. Review your Chart

Don't leave your chart hanging without polishing and proofreading its structure and content. Avoid the tendency of misinformation and error in your chart's framework. Review its information, flow, and process. You can refer to our sample org chart for your basis. Then, if everything is good to go, you can now start producing a copy of your structured organizational chart.

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