The purpose of the North Carolina Association for Athletic Education (NCAAE) is to provide learning experiences for athletic educators which will assist them in attaining and maintaining the knowledge and skills to provide optimum athletic education for their students.
A Message from the President
Welcome to NCAAE! I am your President Cynthia Terrell. It is my privilege and honor to represent you and the entire state of North Carolina as my fellow educators, teachers, and coaches. Please do not hesitate to contact me in regards to any issues, comments, or clarifications you may have concerning our association or your job(s). Our board will do our utmost to get your answers swiftly and accurately.
Please make sure to check our website for any additional athletic and legislative updates, conferences, conventions, or general information you may need to know. We want you to be an informed colleague armed with the proper knowledge so that our student-athletes, parents and the community you serve will have a safe, productive, and successful school year and athletic season.
Cynthia Terrell NCAAE President Wakefield High School W: 919-562-3600
Information from the NCHSAA Winter Board Meetings
The Board approved a summer dead period of two weeks for all sports in terms of off season work. One week during the week of the fourth of July and one week during NCCA coaches clinic.
The Board approved change in basketball start date for non-football playing schools. Those schools may start practice on October 15 and start playing games on first day of practice for football playing schools. Extra games must be completed prior to first playing date for football playing schools; those games will not count for seeding but it does give those schools additional revenue possibilities. This rule is a revival of a rule that was previously in place.
Athletic Directors were asked to have coaches note that the NCHSAA realizes there are many questions relative to the actions taken by the Board of Directors. Please do not call the NCHSAA with questions. They are discussing and clarifying the ways the NCHSAA Staff is to interpret this information. They will inform coaches of these clarifications as soon as possible.
The NFHS provides online courses covering content from all eight domains contained in the National Standards for Sport Coaches (NASPE 2006).
Registration is free and provides access to all online coaching courses. Currently, the Learning Center provides nine sport-specific courses, as well as "Concussions in Sports", "The Role of Parents", and "Sportsmanship" with more free courses to come.
The NFHS Learning Center offers coaches the opportunity to become nationally certified through the NFHS "Accredited Interscholastic Coach" certification program.
Coaches can also receive college credits and CEUS for online coursework.
Registration also provides free access to the "Locker Room" link which includes helpful links, articles and downloads for coaches.
All I can say is "wow". See below the information that Tim Flannery shared with our Coaching Education committee during a conference call on September 13th:
Since August 1st (past 44 days): Fundamentals of Coaching courses taken 14,000; First Aid courses taken 5,000; Sports Specific Courses taken 4,200; Free Courses taken 210,000, which includes 166,000 Concussion Courses
Now have 6,000 AIC (Accredited Interscholastic Coach)
Certification will be free soon…..
Tennessee, District of Columbia, and Montana are now onboard with the NFHS Coaching Education Program
North Carolina's Let's Move! Active Schools Co-Chairs
Stephanie Braswell East Franklin Elementary
Anne Wiggin Iotla Valley Elementary
Affiliates & Partners
NCAAHPERD Works with Other Organizations The Alliance partners with other organizations that have common goals and interests. We encourage you to support their work as well as ours as together we strive to create a healthier, more creative, and active North Carolina.
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NCAAHPERD is a 501(C)(3) not for profit organization of athletics, health, physical education, recreation, and dance professionals whose mission is "To provide advocacy, professional development, and unity for health, physical education, recreation, dance, and athletics professionals and students in order to enhance and promote the health of North Carolinians. Our vision is to be the leading organization promoting and supporting a healthier, more creative, and active North Carolina."