1. They know what their budget is.  In the P&L there is a section for income and a section for expenses.
  2. Their coaching is the highest expense. If they carry a team of 300 or so they will have enough money to handle all of their expenses.
  3. If their team is less than that, either their coaching needs to be less money or they need to cut back on expenses
  4. Gear is a money maker for them.  If they make $2000 per season on it that helps with their budget.
  5. Concessions is another source of revenue.  The income from concessions can be counted:
    1. Pep Rallies
    2. Meets
  6. All expenses for concessions are counted as one item for the pool.