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NAIA Campus Character Liaisons

Each NAIA institution has a Champions of Character™ Liaison who implements the program.

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Character Education

Ongoing training and professional development for coaches, athletics administrative staff and student-athletes
• Ensure ALL coaches complete Character Driven Coaching; review coaches' profiles annually.
• Conduct Live 5 programming for student-athletes
• Incorporate Champions of Character into current activities and use the resources.
• Complete Administrator Training Courses online or at the NAIA National Convention

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Hospitality & Game Management

Oversight of athletics events including conduct in competition
• Conduct contests according to the NAIA's standards for game management.
• Use the required PA announcements at the start of each contest.


Share the Character Message

Organize a servant leadership activity characterized by student leadership and athletic community engagement
• Develop Champions of Character outreach activities in your community; partner with a local school or organization to deliver the core value message
• Conduct at least one student-led, servant leadership activity.


Promote & Recognize Character

• Submit award nominations.
• Create a Champions of Character page on your athletics website (use the official sample).


Oversight & Assessment

Implementing campus plans
• Understand the Champions of Character Scorecard requirements and input Scorecard data in NAIAHelp.
• Use the Scorecard to identify areas that need improvement; review ejection and suspension reports to address areas of concern.

Video Series

Campus Character Liason Role and Responsibilities Webinar
August 10, 2016

Champions of Character Great Institution Ideas Webinar
August 17, 2016

Actionable Items of Champions of Character Conference Committees Webinar
August 24, 2016