35 Under 35 – To identify and develop the next generation of leaders in the coaching profession.
The popular AFCA 35 Under 35 Coaches Leadership Institute will be held during the 2019 AFCA Convention in San Antonio, Texas. The Institute will be held on January 5. The application period opened July 1 and will run through July 31, 2018.
The 35 Under 35 Application process has begun. Read the graphic to check your eligibility and see how to apply. #35U35 pic.twitter.com/WdCnkDV5Y5
— Coach Mario Price (@CoachMarioPrice) July 1, 2018
To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be a current AFCA member
- Have been born on or after January 1, 1984
- Currently hold the position of Junior College/NCAA/NAIA Head Coach or Full-time Assistant OR High School Head Coach
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What People Are Saying
One of the best things I’ve ever done professionally. https://t.co/EpqfHyI66R
— Coach Justin Stepp (@coachjstepp) July 17, 2018
♦️Take advantage of this OPPORTUNITY♦️@CoachMarioPrice & @WeAreAFCA do a phenomenal job of equipping young coaches with resources & reinforcing the devotion to our great profession!
— Coach Andrew Thacker (@_CoachThacker) July 17, 2018
This program was invaluable as a young coach. @CoachMarioPrice @romebrownjr @CoachAFinch & @WeAreAFCA all do a tremendous job of putting together a phenomenal program. I knew it would be good, but it exceeded my expectations & then some! #BeGreat #35U35 https://t.co/q6mMxDNLfc
— Coach Tyler Carlton (@CoachCarlton) July 17, 2018
An absolute must! Incredible experience last year. Memories, insight & knowledge that will last a lifetime. #35U35 https://t.co/gHCbu35lhJ
— Matt Drinkall (@DrinkallKWU) July 17, 2018
Amazing experience, extremely humbled to have been a part of this. 👏 to the @WeAreAFCA & @CoachMarioPrice for orchestrating this and helping grow our profession #35U35 https://t.co/s9cgJATadS
— Coach Eli Gardner (@CoachEliGardner) July 17, 2018
This was an unbelievable experience! For a young coach in this profession this Program is invaluable! Take advantage of this opportunity! #35U35 https://t.co/Oe3okEITHk
— Jake Brown (@CoachBrown_TCU) July 17, 2018
Application materials include:
- Five references
- Educational Piece (choose one):
- A 1,600 word article on an offensive, defensive, special teams or position-specific topic (submissions must be in PDF format)
- A high-quality video or live instruction (minimum of 5 minutes) of an offensive, defensive, or special teams scheme, play/concept, or drill
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To apply, send your resume and references, plus your article or a link to your downloadable video using a file-sharing service (i.e. Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.) to 35Under35@afca.com. If you have any questions, please contact Mario Price at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Your article or video should include information you are open to having shared by the AFCA on social media, the AFCA website or the AFCA Membership Library.