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NAIA Cross Country

Cross Country Coaches Corner

2018 Summer Update

August 2018

APPROVED

-Motion: Conferences will not receive a second or third automatic bid if the team in question finishes outside of the top 30 in the final rankings.

-Motion: To Change the times that we as NAIA Cross Country raters do rankings for the cross country season. The current number of times that we rank during a season is 7. We would keep that number of 7 but change the times that we rate teams.

  1. Preseason: August 27
  2. September 17
  3. October 1
  4. October 8
  5. October 22
  6. Final: November 5
  7. Postseason Rating

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

 

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COACHES RESOURCES

CROSS COUNTRY COACHES MANUAL

2018-19 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Postseason Competition, Online Entry Instructions, Reporting Results & Statistics, NAIA-CCCA Standing Committees, NAIA-CCCA Constitution, Statement of Philosophy, and Ratings Manual

NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Cross Country Sport Manager: Hannah Harmon
Cross Country Ratings Contact: Brad Cygan


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: Nate Wolf, Dordt College
Past President: Brad Jenny, Doane University
NAC Liaison: Rob Cashell, Commissioner, Cascade Collegiate Conference



U.S. TRACK & FIELD and CROSS COUNTRY
COACHES ASSOCIATION
USTFCCA Convention: December 17-20, 2018 (San Antonio, Texas)
2017 NAIA-CCCA Business Meeting Minutes
2017-18 NAIA-CCCA 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
Individual Student Award - November 8

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