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MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS OF THE
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If you are needing IMMEDIATE access to the THSCA Online Member Services (Like the Job Board) and do not have a current 2014-15 membership, please download that form below and fax/scan and email/mail it in with payment. You cannot register online for the CURRENT year's membership after Feb. 1st.
Benefits of Being a THSCA Member
PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
THSCA also has a Political Action Committee (PAC). The purpose of the PAC is to support the Texas high school coaching profession and public school athletics in Texas, as well as supporting public education as an institution.
Memorial Benefit Program: Death benefit of $3,000.00 to parent(s) of athlete when death was caused while participating in a scheduled practice or game, if head coach** of team is a member of the THSCA at the time of death.
Benevolence Fund: This fund provides aid to special needs and hardship cases that extend beyond those covered by the Permanent Injury & Memorial Benefit Program policies.
Continuing Professional Development Certification (PDC): The aim of this program is to keep our coaches abreast of up-to-date information on key and essential topical matters relating to the health and safety issues as well as developmental issues affecting our student athletes today.
THSCA Headlines NewsBrief:This weekly email news feed keeps coaches in the loop on headline news stories from across the state, and provides up-to-date information on THSCA events, programs and services.
VOTING, AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
Academic All-State Teams: Eligibility of senior athletes to be nominated for Academic All-State teams, provided the head coach of sport is a member of the THSCA as of October 15th, each year. THSCA Academic All-State Teams are published in Texas Coach and are posted on the THSCA website.
State Championship Ring: Head Coaches of UIL sports who are members in good standing as of October 15th are eligible to receive a THSCA State Championship Ring from the Balfour Company. Eligible coaches are recognized each year at the Balfour Hall of Honor Luncheon and presented with their rings. This includes state champions in both boys and girls sports.
25-Year Plaques:Those members who have completed 25 years of membership in the THSCA are honored with a commemorative plaque for their loyalty.
Victory Plaques & Certificates: Given to member coaches in all sports who have reached the required number of wins for that sport.
Scholarships: Eligibility of your senior son or daughter to receive one of the ten $2,000 scholarships being offered by the THSCA, provided you are an ACTIVE member.
** The THSCA interprets "head coach" to mean the coach who is responsible for the team and is actually responsible for substituting during competition of any of the UIL sanctioned school sports. (i.e., varsity, junior varsity, sophomore teams, freshman teams, 7th& 8thgrade teams.) The head coach must be an active member and in good standing on the day prior to the death or injury occurred.
Updated Job Database: Allows coaches to post jobs that are available and allows candidates to search for openings.
Employment Profile Database: Allows coaches to post personal employment profiles and search candidate database.
THSCA Buyers Guide: Coaches and Athletic Directors may utilize this online resource to search for products, services and equipment to suit the needs of their home school.
Open Dates Bureau: Aides coaches in scheduling of games and scrimmages in all sports.
Recruiting Webinar: This free services provides online webinars with tips on the recruiting process for today’s athletes. These webinars are formatted for both parents and athletes, as well as coaches, counselors and administrators.
Discounted Travel and Hotel Accommodations: Allows Members to utilize THSCA’s Personalized Travel Discounts site to save money on team and personal travel.
MiQuotes: Online access to the THSCA customized MiQuotes insurance site to get discounted rate quotes on all types of insurance. Though THSCA is not directly responsible for the insurance policies and claims, MiQuotes works with our members to customize a policy to fit each member's needs. Members may also look online for free discount benefits on anything from prescription drugs to road side assistance packages.
THSCA Fan Alert: Provides for an email subscription for supporters of Texas high school athletics along with a means of communication for high school athletic departments and fans.
Press Box Play-off Brackets:Up-to-date playoff site and time information for all football teams participating in the Texas high school football play-offs