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Executive Director Report

The GACA is proud to announce that the Georgia National Guard will be the sponsor of the North-South All-Star Football Classic for 2019.

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Join the GHFCA

Save the Date- GHFCA Meeting on February 4, 2019 at Howard High School- 1:00 PM. The cost to join the GHFCA is $100.00 for the 2018-2019 School Year. This includes your GACA membership and all benefits provided by the GACA.

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The GACA is proud to announce that the Georgia National Guard will be the sponsor of the North-South All-Star Football Classic for 2019.


Save the Date- GHFCA Meeting on February 4, 2019 at Howard High School- 1:00 PM.


GACA sends condolences to the family of Coach Ken Ross of College Park. He was a long time basketball coach at College Park High School and Riverdale High School. He was inducted into the Georgia Hall of Fame. He passed away January 14th. Visitation is Thursday, Jan. 17th at 9:30 followed by funeral at 11 at Jefferson Ave Baptist Church in East Point, GA. 








Congratulations to Coach Rico Zackery for his new job at Kennesaw State. Rico was the GACA Assistant-State football chairman.

Coach Biff Parson at Rockmart has accepted the assistant-chairman position for the GACA.


The GACA North-South Football All- Star Classic was a great success.
Thanks to the GACA staff, coaches, players, and sponsors for making our
game the best it has ever been. The Hotel at Avalon was a first class
operation and provided a great atmosphere for our group.

A special thanks to Athletic Director Clinton Lawrence at Roswell High
School for providing an excellent facility for our games. The Forsyth
Board of Education furnished the buses, and the National Guard, Fellowship
of Christian Athletes, Roswell Touchdown Club, and Panera Bread supplied
lunches and pre-game meals for our football players and cheerleaders.


The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association would like to announce the 2019
class that will be inducted into the GACA Hall of Fame in Dalton, Georgia
on June 1, 2019.


Football- Dwight Hochstetler
Basketball- Matt Troutman and Pete Geter
Baseball- Bobby Howard
Cheer- Pam Carter


Nominate now for the All-Star Spirit Squad  CLICK HERE to nominate.



All student teachers in your school can join the GACA and be covered by the liability insurance. Please tell your administrators. You can never have enough protection as a teacher and coach.


Belichick’s Practice-Field Injury Recounted

A new book, BELICHICK: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time byESPN senior writer Ian O’Connor, tells the story of a practice-field injury to New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick when he played at Division III Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT.  The year was 1971.  Belichick, a sophomore, 5-feet-10, 185 pounds, was the snapper for Wesleyan’s FG/PAT scout team.  Two defensive tackles on the FG/PAT block team were assigned to double-team him, pancake him onto his back, while a linebacker shot the gap and blocked the kick.  Here’s an excerpt from the book that recounts the injury:




The Danley Sound Labs Coach of the Week Nominations are now open. Nominate your coach today. CLICK HERE


2018 All Star Football Nominations are now open!  Please go to the link below and nominate your players TODAY!




The GACA North-South All Star Football Classic 2018 will take place on December 29, 2018 at Roswell High School, 11595 King Road, Roswell, GA 30075! 



New Membership Option Announced for Retired Coaches

GACA announced a new $30.00 dues offer to all Retired Coaches. We
know that many of you would like to stay involved with our association.
By becoming a member you can join us at our summer conference/retreat.

Please join and keep the GACA the best coaches organization in America. If
you have any ideas for activities please let us know.

Bobby McAllister
Executive Director











Danley Sound Labs Coach of the Week

Congratulations to our Coaches of the Week.  

See winners and how to nominate here.

Welcome to our new listings of relevant camps and clinics that GACA Members may like to attend. If you have a camp or clinic you would like to promote, contact Asst Exec Director Craig Davis for particulars:











Photos from the 2017-2018 North Vs South Basketball and the North-South Volleyball Classic are now online.


If you are having a camp(s) this year, it is very IMPORTANT to read this notification:

Participant Accident Insurance Notice


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Hi, I’m Tracie and I am looking forward to answering any questions you may have about GACA.