What Is The Average Yearly Club Soccer Cost for One Family?
Created on Sept 30, 2015 1:41 PM EST
To all those soccer parents who are checking the bank accounts and wondering if the amount of money you’re spending on your kids’ sport adds up – you’re not alone.
A fascinating article on Yahoo Money calculates the cash one family from Folsom, CA, is spending on their four soccer-crazy sons. The grand total comes out to $17,500-a-year, “by far the biggest item in their budget after their mortgage.”
For just one weekend tournament in San Diego, Steve and Siobhan Jones shelled out more than $2,000 on lodging, car rental, gas, meals and amusement park tickets.
Let's first look at how the business side of club soccer is evolving.