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 2022 AFCA Convention in San Antonio, Texas. The Institute will be held on January 9th. The application period opened July 1 and will run through July 31, 2021.
To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be a current AFCA member
- Have been born on or after January 1, 1987
- Currently be a full-time assistant or head coach at a Division I, II, III, NAIA, JC, or a High School Head Coach
Application materials include:
- 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)
- An ORIGINAL/NOT PRIORLY USED high-quality video or live instruction (minimum of 10 minutes) of an offensive, defensive, or special teams scheme, play/concept, or drill
- Signed consent form to share your article/video in our AFCA Digital Library.
- Date of birth stating the applicant has been born on or after January 1, 1987
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. As well as, sign the consent form above. If you have any questions, please contact Mario Price at email@example.com.
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 Digital Library.
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