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2017 SUMMER UPDATE

August 18, 2017

NAC Motion: Tennis Selection Committee is now permanent part of the ratings process. Remove the "pilot" part of the protocol. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Move the conference tournament to the last week of April beggining in the 2018-19 season.  Move up the date of the release of the National Championships qualifiers to the Monday following the completion of the conference tournaments.  APPROVED

NAC Motion: Motion to utilize SLAM/UTR system and Raters combined to create national ratings. Raters will receive the Slam/UTR data to help input their ratings. DENIED

NAC Motion: Minimum requirements for hosting a conference or unaffiliated regional championship. Requirements for all parties (these requirements essential outline the minimum expectations for the host and what the host can expect in terms of support, both human and financial resources) DENIED

NAC Motion: All sports maintain a 3-year sunset period on the bi-weekly ratings calendar, which would end the sunset period after the third year of implementation for all sports after the 2018-19 academic year. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Drug Testing
The NAC formally approved the policy manual for NAIA Drug Testing, which will begin in 2017-18. The Drug Education & Testing Committee has been working to develop the manual over the past several years. www.naia.org/wellness 

Official Ball - The Pro Penn Marathon ball is the official tennis ball of the NAIA.

COACHES RESOURCES

TENNIS COACHES MANUAL

2017 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Postseason Competition, Postseason Rosters, Reporting Results & Statistics, NAIA-TCA Standing Committees, Tennis Rating Manual, Leadership Responsibilities, In-Game Statistics Worksheet, Statistics Summary, NAIA-TCA Business Meeting Minutes, NAIA-TCA Constitution, National Championship Bracket

NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Tennis Sport Manager: Marc Burchard
Tennis Ratings Contact: TBD


NAIA TENNIS COACHES ASSOCIATION
PresidentJennifer Sackman, Reinhardt University
Vice President: Christopher Tudor, Olivet Nazarene University
Secretary: Jessica Cunningham, Georgetown College
Past President: Kai Fong, Lewis-Clark State College
NAC Liaison: Dr. Darin Wilson, Georgia Gwinnett University


Coaches Associations

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) is the governing body of college tennis. With more than 1,700 coach members, the organizatin represents more than 1,200 institutions through all divisions of intercollegiate athletics.

ITA Convention: December 14-17, 2017 (Naples, Fla.)
NAIA-TCA Business Meeting: May 14, 2018 (Mobile, Ala.)

 


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 - April 15, 2018
Individual Student Award - April 15, 2018

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - April 15, 2018
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2018

OTHER AWARDS

All-American Awards - May 10, 2018

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Potential Qualifier Packet


Mobile, AL Host Site Information


HELPFUL TOOLS

ITA Rulebook
Live Stats/Webcasting How-To Guide
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards