Monday Morning News presented by Final Forms – August 1, 2022
August 1-15 – Fall Rules Clinics Online
August 1 – Football Practice Begins
August 2 – Hardship Petition Reviews
August 3 – Rookie AD’s Meeting #1 (NMAA Office)
August 8 – Cross Country, Soccer & Volleyball Start Date
August 8 – Middle School Football Start Date
August 15 – First Week of Football Games
August 17 – Rookie AD’s Meeting #2 (NMAA Office)
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 sports season. Please note, if your head coach attended a rules clinic at the NMHSCA Coaches Clinic they do not need to take the online version. Online versions are available on each sports landing page
NMAA/NMADA ROOKIE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR WORKSHOP
The NMAA/NMADA will host two “Rookie” Athletic Director workshops on Wednesday, August 3rd and Wednesday, August 17th. These meetings 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, DragonFly and much more. New Athletics Directors are encouraged to attend one of the meetings. For more information about this event, please contact Tammy Richards at 505.923.3278.
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 15, 2022. If you have not received either of these, or have any questions regarding membership contracts, please contact Alissa Wesbrook at 505-923-3266 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding membership dues and fees please contact Shari Kessler-Schwaner at 505-923-3279 or email@example.com.
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 2022-2023 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.