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 2016 SUMMER UPDATE

August 22, 2016

Motion: Post-Season Rating
The post-season rating will be the order of finish from the national championship meet. APPROVED

APPROVED
Change ratings to bi-weekly. (This motion was submitted by NAC.) APPROVED

Motion: Sharing of Ratings Grid
If the ratings grid is shared via a traceable source, the rater will be removed immediately. (This motion was submitted by NAC.) APPROVED

Motion: A.I.I.
The Association of Independent Institutions shall be treated as a full NAIA conference for the purpose of qualification plans. Standing agreements in place prior to June 2016 shall be grandfathered in and not subject to this policy (for 2017-18). (This motion was submitted by NAC.) APPROVED

Motion: Hall of Fame
The Hall of Fame liaison will notify the conference commissioner and Coaches Association Executive Committee to request approval of a candidate. (This motion was submitted by NAC.) APPROVED

Motion: Video Streaming
Make video streaming or internet access a requirement in all games in championship opening rounds and other host sites in championship competition. (This motion was submitted  by NAC. Would not go into effect for Cross Country until 2017.) APPROVED

Motion: Medical Aspect of the Championship Handbook
Include the Medical Aspect of the Championship Handbook as a requirement of the championship host application. (This motion was submitted by NAC.) APPROVED

Click HERE for denied and tabled motions, along with rationale. 

 COACHES RESOURCES  

CROSS COUNTRY COACHES MANUAL

2016 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Postseason Competition, Online Entry Instructions, Reporting Results & Statistics, NAIA-CCCA Standing Committees, NAIA-CCCA Constitution, NAIA-CCCA 2015 Business Meeting Minutes, Statement of Philosophy, and Ratings Manual

NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Cross Country Sport Manager: Hannah Harmon
Cross Country Ratings Contact: Spencer Scheve


NAIA CROSS COUNTRY COACHES ASSOCIATION
PresidentHeike McNeil, Northwest Christian College
1st Vice PresidentEric Putnam, Shawnee State University 
2nd Vice President: Ryan Sommers, Bethel College (Ind.)
Secretary: Justin Herbert, Tennessee Wesleyan University
Past President: Brad Jenny, Doane University
NAC Liaison: Joe Glover, Athletics Director, Indiana University Southeast



U.S. TRACK & FIELD and CROSS COUNTRY
COACHES ASSOCIATION
USTFCCA Convention: December 13-16, 2016 (Phoenix, Ariz.)
2016 NAIA-CCCA Business Meeting Minutes
2016-17 Online Voting Results
 


OPEN DATES

Open Dates is a free online posting service for NAIA members to advertise or search for open competition dates to compete in the regular season

 

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Team Award - November 1
Individual Student Award - November 14

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - November 1
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30

OTHER AWARDS
All-Conference Teams - November 18
All-American Awards - November 18

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Potential Qualifier Packet
Local Host Site Information


HELPFUL TOOLS
Submit Postseason Meet Entries (DirectAthletics)
NCAA Track & Field & Cross Country Rules
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards
Participation Certificate Template