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2017 SUMMER UPDATE

August 2017

TFCA Motion: Power Seeding
Power seed all throws and horizontal jumps at both the indoor and outdoor track and field championships. Throws and horizontal jumps will be seeded with top marks in final flights. Position within the flights will be random. APPROVED

TFCA Motion: Altitude & Track Size Adjustments
Change Altitude and track size adjustments from: "For qualification procedures, the NCAA Division II altitude and track size adjustments as published by the NCAA are used." to: "For qualification procedures, the most current USTFCCA conversions for altitude and track size adjustments will be used." 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 

COACHES RESOURCES

TRACK & FIELD COACHES MANUAL

2017-18 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, NAIA-TFCA Standing Committees, Indoor and Outdoor Standards, Multi-Event Entry Form-Indoor, Indoor Championships Event Schedule, Outdoor Championships Event Schedule, Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete Criteria, Nomination Instructions, NAIA Scholar Team Official Criteria and Nomination Forms, NAIA-TFCA Constitution and Bylaws, NAIA-TFCA Annual Business Meeting Minutes, Statement of Philosophy

NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Indoor Track & Field Sport Manager: Hannah Harmon
Outdoor Track & Field Sport Manager: Hannah Harmon


NAIA TRACK & FIELD COACHES ASSOCIATION
PresidentMike McDowell, Olivet Nazarene University
1st Vice PresidentMike Holman, Marian University
2nd Vice PresidentMike Collins, Lewis-Clark State College 
Secretary:  Alan King, Culver-Stockton College 
Past PresidentJerry Monner, Grandview University
Indoor NAC Liaison: Jill McCartney, Athletics Director, Doane College
Outdoor NAC Liaison: Devin Smith, Athletics Director, Concorida University  


U.S. TRACK & FIELD and CROSS COUNTRY COACHES ASSOICATION
USTFCCCA Convention: December 13-14, 2017 (Phoenix, Ariz.)
2016 NAIA-TFCA 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 - February 14 (ITF) & April 15 (OTF), 2017
Individual Student Award - February 20 (ITF) & April 15 (OTF), 2017

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

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Indoor Track & Field Potential Qualifier Packet
Local Host Site Information: Indoor Track


Oudoor Track & Field Potential Qualifier Packet
Local Host Site Information: Outdoor Track


HELPFUL TOOLS
NCAA Track & Field Rules
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards
Participation Certificate Template