Ajax Team Finances
Registration: $150 – Must be paid before player can attend any practices.
Club Service Deposit: $100 refundable after completing 5 hours of Club Service. Payable in four $25 installments the first 4 months of the season.
After Club volunteer hours are performed, a reimbursement form must be completed, signed and submitted to the office. Reimbursement will only be authorized after 5 hours have been completed. The funds will be credited to the player’s account. Reimbursement forms must be submitted by the end of the season and no reimbursements will be issued after the end of the season. These hours must be performed by a person who is at least 18 years old.
Club Fees: $85 per month – Covers training, field and light rental, referees, GK training, DOC, and administrative expenses. These fees are due even during holiday and break periods.
Team Fees: The coach will create a budget for the season and divided by the number of players on the team. This fee will be different for each team and will include: League fees, tournament fees, coach travel, and equipment.
Player Payment Procedures: All payments are due on the first of every month and will be made to the Club. Club and team fees will be combined for one total due each month and posted to Blue Sombrero accounts. We encourage families to enroll in the auto-pay on our website. Payments can be made by check or cash in the office during office hours.
Delinquent Accounts: Payments are considered late after the 10th of the month and will be placed in delinquent status. Reminder emails will be sent out around the middle of the month. If payment is not received in the office by the end of the month, the player's Pass will be surrendered to the office and the player will not be allowed to play in any games or tournaments until the account is paid.
Player Statements: We will not be distributing Player Statements. Instead, player accounts can be accessed online. However, check or cash payments may not be recorded right away.
Fundraising: If your team will fundraise, you must have a fundraising committee or person in charge. Please see the Team Fundraising tab for more information. Player accounts will be credited as a payment. Absolutely no fundraisers involving Raffles, "Sports Pools" or gambling of any kind are allowed.
Team Equipment: Equipment purchased with team funds becomes the property of the Team or Club.
Coach Travel: When travel is beyond the Region 8 area, mileage reimbursement will be made at the IRS business rate of .535 per mile (from the Complex to the field and back). When an overnight stay is necessary, a reasonable hotel charge will be reimbursed with team funds.
Financial Aid (Ajax Scholarships): A limited and fixed amount of financial aid is available to families experiencing hardships. Forms are available on our website under the Competitive tab. Applications must be submitted to the office by the following dates:
U9-U11 : March 1st
U12-U14: April 1st
U15-U19: June 1st
Late applications will not be accepted. The Committee will meet during the first week of the following month and notification will be sent to the families immediately after that. If awarded a scholarship, player accounts will be credited.
Injured Players: Players that have an extensive injury or illness may have a portion of their monthly Club Fees reduced. A $50 reduction in Club Fees may be allowed for injuries or illnesses lasting more than 2 months. A doctor’s note, along with the Ajax Committee’s approval is required for a fee reduction.
Sponsorships/Donations: Any Sponsorships should be made payable to Ajax United and will be credited 80% to the player responsible for acquiring the donation and 20% to be divided between the other players on the team at the time.