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Executive Director Report

GACA $55 dues now extended through September 30. Congratulations to the Hall of Fame inductees for 2019. Pamela Carter-Cheer, Dwight Hochstetler-Football, Matt Troutman and Dr. Aaron "Pete" Geter-Basketball, Bobby Howard-Baseball. Special Awards was presented to: A....

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2019 GHFCA Board Members!

The purpose of the GHFCA as a division of the GACA exist to provide a voice for Head Football Coaches and the Governance and Administration of High School Football in the State of Georgia. The GHFCA is to maintain the highest possible standards in football and the...

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Join the GHFCA

The cost to join the GHFCA is $100.00 for the 2019-2020 School Year. This includes your GACA membership and all benefits provided by the GACA.   Sign up for the GHFCA today, CLICK HERE.

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GACA $55 per coach dues now extended through September 30.


Nominate your Junior All Star Volleyball Player TODAY! NOMINATE HERE.


Practice Tips to keep Coaches and young participants safe:
1. Promote fairness, confront and deal with bullying
2. Treat all athletes fairly and with respect.
3. Never push an athlete against their will.
4. Never reduce an athlete to tears as a form of control


The GACA is proud to announce its partnership with MaxPreps!  Our partnership will be selecting a “Coach of the Week” from Fall, Winter, and Spring Sports 2019-2020!  Please update your MaxPreps Team information Today and SUBMIT your nomination!  The Coach of the Week in Football, Softball, Cross Country or Cheer will be announced each Monday beginning Monday August 26, 2019!


There is a lot of conversation about adding another dead period to the summer. The GACA needs to know what is your opinion, and if you are in favor of adding the extra week when would you prefer. Call or e-mail our office.


The GACA would like to welcome SportsYou to our family. This is a free app that you need to put on your phone so you may see what is happening with the GACA and also a better way of communication with the GACA, your coaching staff, players, and parents. If you want more information please call our office 770-578-6366. Download your APP HERE – It’s FREE.


The GACA would like to officially welcome MaxPreps as a new corporate sponsor.



Congratulations to the The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association class of 2019 inducted to the  GACA Hall of Fame in Dalton, Georgia on June 1, 2019. 

See photos of the Hall of Fame Ceremonies and some of the ALL STARS — HERE


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


The GHSA has many difficult decisions to make each year. As executive director of the GACA I have a vote.   Please do not hesitate to contact me by phone or e-mail and voice your opinion on upcoming issues.


Sign up for the GHFCA today, CLICK HERE.


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.



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.



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











New Membership policy for school year 2019-2020.

April 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019 $50.00 per Coach.
July 1, 2019 – September 15, 2019 $55.00 per coach.
After September 15, 2019 $65.00 per coach.

Membership begins August 1, 2019-ends July 31, 2020.

GACA / MaxPreps Coach of the Week

Congratulations to our Coaches of the Week.  

See winners 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

Gold Sponsors:



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