*Membership in the NCCA is open to any full-time certified teacher or teacher’s assistant in the classroom daily who is also paid a system-wide supplement to coach a sport recognized by the NCHSAA. A Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT) or Athletic Director in the public schools of the State of North Carolina is also eligible.
*Associate Status is available to any Non-Faculty Coach (even if paid), Volunteer Coach, First Responder (who does not coach), or Classified Personnel who are volunteers OR receive a stipend rather than a supplement.
are required to attend the annual Coaching Clinic for a minimum of one day. Membership cards are only made at the Clinic.
*A person not qualifying for membership or associate status may register as a Clinic Attendee and participate in all clinic activities. Clinic attendees do not receive NCCA ID cards.
*Current members are mailed clinic registration materials in May and have the privilege of pre-registering for the clinic at a reduced fee prior to July 1. Associates do not receive this mailing but may be pre-registered by a school that registers its entire staff. Schools have until September 15 to register coaches hired after the clinic.
Members are represented by a Board of Directors
which is comprised of two directors from each of the eight NCHSAA districts.
Members are responsible for updating contact information in the online NCCA Directory
. All general mailings to the membership, including Clinic pre-registration materials, are sent at bulk rate not forwarded by the U.S. Postal Service.