Become a Member

As a football coach, you have a tremendous amount of influence over the athletes that you coach. As you know, with influence comes responsibility. You have a responsibility to develop yourself personally and professionally to be the best coach and mentor that you can be.

As an AFCA member, you’ll join over 12,000 of the most influential individuals in the country as they strive to further their knowledge of the game. Membership benefits include access to thousands of articles, videos from our National Convention and publications which include information from the industry’s foremost experts. You’ll also receive a membership directory which gives you the ability to connect with football coaches around the world.

Here is your opportunity; 12,000 football coaches chose to be better today than they were yesterday. Join the movement……Be Better Tomorrow, Than You Are Today!

See below for information about AFCA membership.


Do I qualify for Membership?

In order to qualify for membership for the American Football Coaches Association, you must belong to one of the following categories:

Active I - Any head football coach, defensive coordinator, offensive coordinator, position coach, or coaching graduate assistant at an NCAA- or NAIA-affiliated institution which fields an intercollegiate football program.

Active II - Any on-the-field football coach employed: 1) by a four-year institution whose football program is not affiliated with the NCAA or NAIA, 2) by a junior or community college, 3) by a high school or preparatory school or school district, or 4) on the staff of an established professional football team.

Allied - (a) Any athletic director, associate or assistant athletic director, strength or conditioning coach, recruiting or video coordinator affiliated with a collegiate football program, (b) any retired coach, (c) any football coach residing in a foreign country who is a member of the United States Armed Forces, or (d) at the discretion of the Board of Trustees, any individual associated with a recognized football-related entity may apply to the Executive Director for Allied membership. Said membership may be approved at the discretion of the Executive Director.


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