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Executive Director Report

We had a great turnout for our Basketball Clinic at Buford High. On November 28, 2018 at the Holiday-Inn north in Macon, Georgia there will be a softball clinic. There is no charge for GACA members, a fee of $25.00 will be charged for non- members but this may go...

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2018 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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Announcements!

The GACA sends sympathy to the family of Coach John Trimmnell who passed
away this week.

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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.

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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:  

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE: Click HERE

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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!

CLICK HERE


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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! 

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There were four new inductees into the Hall of Fame:

Football- Dave Hunter,

Basketball- Chunk Reid,

Baseball- David McDonald,

Wrestling- Marty Hutsell.

Award winners were:

Gary Phillips ( Sam Burke Award),

Stan Allen ( Lee Murray Award),

Shirley Hughes ( Beverly Sanders Raines Award),

Rich McWhorter ( Nike Coach of the Year),

Gordon Dickerson ( Official of the Year),

Doug Kesler ( Dwight Keith Award),

Pete Wilson ( Corky Kell Award),

Edgar Hatcher ( Lifetime Achievement Award),

Eddie Ashley ( Executive Director Award).

GACA officers for 2018-19
President- John Page
1st Vice- President- Jackie Green
2nd Vice- President- George Spencer
3rd Vice- President- Maurice Freeman
4th Vice- President- Tina Hester
Past President- Eddie Ashley

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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.

YOU CAN VIEW THEM HERE.

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

Participant Accident Insurance Notice

Sponsors:

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Questions?

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