The ALFCA Board of Directors met Friday, December 7th at the Auburn Football Complex. Auburn University’s high school relations coach Doug Goodwin and AU Head Coach Gus Malzahn welcomed the board.
Absent from the meeting was ALFCA President Terry Curtis whose UMS Wright team was playing that morning in the finals.
Executive director Jack Wood welcomed everyone. Representatives from Helmetfitting.com and the National Center for Sports Safety made presentations about getting their information out to ALFCA members.
Coach Wood reported that Fieldturf had come on as a sponsor. He also reported that the association had made a deal with Adidas to provide shirts to members at the ALFCA Convention.
The financial health of the association was reaffirmed by Coach Wood. The ALFCA has no outstanding debt. He also stated that he and President Terry Curtis would attend a Power 5 football meeting In December in Dallas. Power 5 schools are wanting to talk about what they can do to help promote high school football.
The board discussed the ALFCA Convention to be held January 24th-26th at the Embassy Suites in Montgomery. Board members volunteered to introduce the different speakers. Coach of the Year committee members discussed the nominees for head and assistant coach in each category. The board voted on the nominees. Former ALFCA President Jamie Riggs brought the nominees to the board for the Lifetime Achievement Awards and the board voted on those selections. Coach Wood also discussed the selection of awarding the helmet grants.
Executive Assistant Jennifer Byrd said that the ALFCA Convention brochure would go out to schools on Monday.
Coach Wood encouraged the board members to attend the AFCA Convention in San Antonio. He said the association would once again give each board member an $800 stipend to help cover registration, plane fare and hotel.
There being no other business, the board adjourned.