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August 1-31 – Athletic Director Alternate Online Rules Clinic
August 1-15 – Fall Rules Clinics Online (Football & Cross Country ONLY)
August 12 – Cross Country, Soccer and Volleyball Start Date
August 12 – Middle School Football Start Date
August 12 – Mandatory In-Person Rules Clinics (Soccer & Volleyball) – Albuquerque HS – 6 p.m.
August 13 – Hardship Petition Reviews
August 14 – Mandatory In-Person Rules Clinics (Soccer & Volleyball) – Roswell HS – 6 p.m.
August 15 – Mandatory In-Person Rules Clinics (Soccer & Volleyball) – Onate HS – 6 p.m.
August 19-24 – First Week for Football Games
August 21 – Rookie AD’s Meeting #2 (NMAA Office)
August 27 – NMAA Activities Council Meeting
IN THE NEWS:
FALL RULES CLINICS ONLINE
Fall rules clinics are to be attended by head coaches of all fall sports by August 15th. This is mandatory for all head coaches during their sport season. The NMAA will host Mandatory In-Person Regional Rules Clinics for the Fall Season in the sports of Soccer & Volleyball, for those unable to attend the NMHSCA Coaches Clinic at the end of July. Rules Clinics for Football & Cross Country will once again be on-line this year. Regions, dates and times are listed below.
- August 12 – Albuquerque HS – 6 p.m.
• August 14 – Roswell HS – 6 p.m.
• August 15 – Onate HS – 6 p.m.
NMAA/NMADA ROOKIE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR WORKSHOP
The NMAA/NMADA will host the second of two “Rookie” Athletic Director workshops on Wednesday, August 21st. This meeting will be held at the NMAA Offices from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm with lunch provided. Come and learn more about the NMAA Handbook, Eligibility and Petitions, the Max Preps data system and much more. New Athletics Directors are encourage to attend one of the meetings. For more information about this event, please contact Tammy Richards at 505.923.3278.
ATHLETIC DIRECTORS & HEAD COACHES INFO FORM
Athletic directors please fill out the Athletic Directors & Head Coaches Info Form with your head coaches’ name, email and cell phone number by August 31st. Click Here for the form. (Please pass this form along to your middle schools as well) This information will be used by our office to update our sports specific emails and the firstname.lastname@example.org list. If you are currently looking to fill a coaching vacancy or do not have that sport at your school, please leave the field blank. When a coaching position is filled or a coaching change occurs please email Tyler Dunkel at email@example.com and he will make the update to the document manually. No need to fill the form out twice. For questions, contact Tyler Dunkel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEMBERSHIP DUES, FEES AND CONTRACTS
Membership dues/fees and contracts have been mailed to all schools. Please be sure to submit these to the NMAA by September 16, 2019. If you have not received either of these, or have any questions regarding membership contracts, please contact Alissa Wesbrook at 505-923-3266 or email@example.com. For questions regarding membership dues and fees please contact Shari Kessler-Schwaner at 505-923-3279 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAXPREPS VIDEO TOOLS
The NMAA, along with MaxPreps has created a series of three videos to help Athletic Directors and Coaches set up accounts, give access to schools or teams and enter rosters and schedules. These videos are listed under the ADMIN HUB, For Athletic Directors on the NMAA website. For further assistance contact Tyler Dunkel at email@example.com.
- HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A MAXPREPS ACCOUNT (VIDEO)
- HOW TO ENTER A ROSTER ON MAXPREPS (VIDEO)
- HOW TO ENTER A SCHEDULE ON MAXPREPS (VIDEO)
COMPETE WITH CLASS SCHOLARSHIP
The New Mexico Activities Association, in conjunction with the NMAA Foundation, will be awarding a maximum of eight (8) $1,000 Compete with Class scholarships during the 2019-2020 school year. Awards will be given to students that best exemplify the three pillars of the Compete with Class sportsmanship initiative – Respect, Integrity, and Responsibility. Recipients will be selected by the NMAA Foundation Board of Directors based on recommendations from the NMAA and its member schools.