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- The GACA Today!
- All Star and All State Basketball Nominations now open.
- North-South All Star Showcases
- Lee Murray Golf Tourney UPDATE
- Lee Murray State Weightlifting Competition
- GACA State Champions Coaching Clinic
- Participant Accident Insurance Notice
The GACA Junior -Senior All-Star Basketball Showcase will be Saturday
March 24, 2018 at Dalton High School in Dalton , Georgia.
The Region Champions in each classification will meet Sunday February 18th
at the Holiday Inn- North in Macon, Georgia. Craig Davis has sent
information about the meeting to all region winners. If you have any
questions please contact our office.(770-578-6366)
The GACA is saddened by the passing of Coach Tommy Stringer.
President Billy Henderson. Coach Henderson was one of the all time greats
in the state and he will be missed dearly.
The GACA yearly board meeting will be July 20-21 at the Holiday Inn- North
in Macon, Georgia. We will not have a summer conference, instead we will
have a series of clinics in each sport during the school year. We will
give the dates when they are scheduled.
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
Watch this great promo for GACA
If you missed the All Star Football Games — you can catch them here:
2017 All State Softball winners announced – CLICK 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
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.
The Lee Murrary Golf Tournament will be March 8, 9, 10 at Little Ocmulgee
State Park in McRae , Georgia.
The cost is $200.00 per player,whichincludes breakfast on Friday and Saturday,
36 holes of golf Friday (18 will be the tournament) next 18 optional, and 18 holes
You will spend the night on the 8th and 9th. Call 229-868-7474 for
reservations and tell them it is the Lee Murrary Golf group.
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
David NeSmith: (912) 481-8047 or email@example.com
Jeff Kaiser: (912) 455-5051 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
8:30- 9:30 – Weigh in / Warm-up (Please be on time)
9:30- Judges meeting
10:00- Competition Begins
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
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.
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 body suits, wraps, braces, unless accompanied by a Doctor’s note
ADMISSION: $3.00 for spectators
1.) T-shirts will be on sale for $10 (s-3xl)
2.) Concession stand for all participants
3.) Hospitality room open to all coaches
* Coaches fill out this sheet by Thur. March 1st.
GACA State Champions Coaching Clinic
The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association will feature the
2017 State Football Champions at the Holiday Inn, 197 East Broad Street, Athens, Georgia 30601.
The clinic will be Friday March 30th beginning with an FCA
breakfast at 8:00A.M.
8:30-9:15– Class A Private- Jonathan Gess, Eagle Landing Christian Academy
Class a Public- Jim Dickerson, Clinch County
9:30-10:15– Class AA- Winston Gordon, Hapeville Charter
Class AAA- Hal Lamb, Calhoun High
10:30-11:15-Class AAAA- Tim McFarlin, Blessed Trinity
Class AAAAA- John Reid, Rome High
11:30-12:15-Class AAAAAA- Dean Fabrizio, Lee County
Class AAAAAAA- Bill Stewart, North Gwinnett
Admission is Free
Note: IF YOU ARE ATTENDING THE UGA SPRING CLINIC THERE ARE NOT ANY FUNCTIONS THAT MORNING.
If you are having a camp(s) this year, it is very IMPORTANT to read this notification:
Hi, I’m Tracie and I am looking forward to answering any questions you may have about GACA.