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2016 SUMMER UPDATE

August 22, 2016

NAC Motion: Have the tennis roster go from a 10 player roster to a 12 player roster. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Revise the language describing how All-Conference teams are selected as it pertains to submission to the NAIA National Office for the All-America selection process. APPROVED

NAC Motion: To adopt the NAIA baseball selection committee protocol for use as the tennis rating and selection protocol. 2016-17 Tennis Selection Policy. APPROVED

NAC Motion: The Hall of Fame liaison will notify the conference commissioner and Coaches Association Executive Committee to request approval of a candidate. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Change ratings to bi-weekly. APPROVED

NAC Motion: If the grid is shared via a traceable source, the rater will be removed immediately. APPROVED

NAC Motion: To make the raters grid public. DENIED

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

COACHES RESOURCES

TENNIS COACHES MANUAL

2016 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
President: Dan Erickson, Cornerstone University
Vice President: Jennifer Sackman, Reinhardt University
Secretary: Christopher Tudor, Olivet Nazarene University
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 10-13, 2016 (Naples, Fla.)
NAIA-TCA Business Meeting: May 15, 2017 (Mobile, Ala.)

 

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Team Award - April 15, 2017
Individual Student Award - April 27, 2017

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - April 15, 2017
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2017

OTHER AWARDS

All-American Awards - May 11, 2017

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Potential Qualifier Packet*
Mobile, AL Host Site Information
Host a National Championship
*Available 4-6 weeks prior to Championship


HELPFUL TOOLS

2016-17 ITA Rulebook
Live Stats/Webcasting How-To Guide
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards