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Our Mission:

 

 

Our purpose is to provide the means by which the coaches of Georgia may improve their skills and techniques in working with the youth of our state and dedicate themselves to the highest ideals of competitive interscholastic athletes.

Join the GACA:

  • 1 Million Dollars of Liability Insurance as a Coach and Teacher
  • Your Liability Insurance travels with you at camps and practices
  • Award recognition for Region Championships and Milestone Awards
  • Participation in the GACA All Star Games as a Coach and for your Players
  • Admission into All GACA All Star Events
  • Free registration for the GACA Summer Clinic
  • Access to post job listings and job openings on our website

Announcements!

 

UPDATE ON THE SUMMER CONFERENCE 

Due to damage from the hurricane last fall, Sea Palms Resort at St. Simons
has started a remodeling project. Management informed me January 9th that
we must relocate the Lee Murray Golf and the Summer Conference for 2018.

We will keep the membership updated on the progress we make in rescheduling
our events.

 

Watch this great promo for GACA

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 If you missed the All Star Football Games — you can catch them here:

Sophomore Game

Junior Game

Senior Game

 

 2017 All State Softball winners announcedCLICK HERE

 

 

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES FOR 2017

The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame Committee met in
Dalton, Georgia on Monday November 13th to select the 2018 inductees. Four
coaches will be inducted on June 2, 2018 at the Dalton Convention Center.

Football- Dave Hunter
Basketball- Chunk Reid
Baseball- David McDonald
Wrestling- Marty Hutsell

NOTICES:

The GACA sends prayers to the family of Coach Richard Fendley.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 We are excited to announce that the 2017-18 Positive Athlete Nominations Window is now officially OPEN!
Last year close to 5,000 student athletes and coaches representing over 400 different schoolsfrom across Georgia were nominated.
$25,000 in college scholarships were awarded last year, so be sure to nominate your favorite high school student athletes and coaches that embody the “Seven Definitions of a Positive Athlete!”
All you have to do to nominate is fill out the form right here: NOMINATE HERE
Thank you for being a supporter of Positive Athlete.

 

 

 

 

 

Coaches:

Your All-Star Spirit Squad Nomination form is now available.

NOMINATE HERE

 

 

GACA Lee Murray 5A, 6A & 7A State Weight Meet

 

 

WHERE: Statesboro High School (Old Gym)

WHEN: MARCH 3, 2018—10am (Weigh in from 8:30- 9:45)

ENTRY FEE: $200 for a team of 10 or more. If you bring less than 10, its $15 per lifter

REGISTRATION: ENTRY DUE BY FEBURARY 23, 2018

CONTACT:

David NeSmith: (912) 481-8047 or dnesmith@bullochschools.org

Jeff Kaiser: (912) 455-5051 or jkaiser@bullochschools.org

COMPETITION:

  • Bench Press & Power Clean Max

  • Participants will only be allowed 3 lifts per event

  • Teams limited to 30 members with no more than 3 athletes participating in each weight class.

SCHEDULE:

  • 8:30- 9:30 – Weigh in / Warm-up (Please be on time)

  • 9:30- Judges meeting

  • 10:00- Competition Begins

Awards

  • Team Trophies will be based on Number of schools participating

  • Points will be given to top 6 places

  • Medals will be given to top 3 places in each weight class per classification

  • Lee Murray Award- Most Total Weight Lifted

  • Strength/Weight Ratio Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEIGHT CLASSES:

140-under

141-150

151-160

161-170

171-180

181-190

191-205

206-225

226-245

245-Unlimited

TEAM SCORING: 1st place-10 points, 2nd place-8 points, 3rd place-6 points, 4th place-4 points, 5th place-2 points, 6th place-1 point

DRESS: All athletes are to be dressed in proper weight lifting attire, t-shirt- preferably with team logo, shorts & tennis shoes.

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Bring your own weight belts

  • No knee wraps, wrist wraps, gloves or accessories that may aid the lifter.

  • Exceptions will be knee braces approved by physicians

  • No Chalk

No body suits, wraps, braces, unless accompanied by a Doctor’s note

ADMISSION: $3.00 for spectators

CONCESSIONS:

1.) T-shirts will be on sale for $10 (s-3xl)

2.) Concession stand for all participants

3.) Hospitality room open to all coaches

 

 Fill out your application here:

 * Coaches fill out this sheet by Thur. March 1st.

 

Questions?:

Email- dnesmith@bullochschools.org

 

 

 

 

 

GACA has launched a new website with a much improved JOBS LISTING area for our coaches. Any listing you may have had on the old site is no longer active. It is a simple procedure to get your listings back on the site.

1) Go to our new JOBS LISTING page by clicking HERE.

 

2) Create your own username and password so you will be in total control of the listings for your school. You will be able to edit, delete and add at any time.

 

3) Fill out the appropriate information on the form and SUBMIT

 

4) Once your submission has been approved, it will automatically appear on the site and you will receive notification of its approval.

 

5) All coaches interested in the position will be able to respond directly to you, they will be able to upload resumes and photos as well. This will hopefully help you in making decisions quickly and easily.

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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Questions?

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