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46th NCADA State Conference 2017 in Wilmington NC


46th NCADA State Conference Registration

Begins: Sunday, April 2, 2017 11:00 AM 
Ends: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:00 PM 

Hilton Riverside
301 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401


The ​North ​Carolina ​Athletic ​Directors ​Association ​are ​excited ​to ​be ​headed back ​to ​Wilmington. ​ ​This ​46th ​Annual ​State ​Conference ​will ​host ​more ​than ​450 ​active, ​and ​retired ​athletic ​directors, ​spouses, ​guests ​and ​exhibitors.

The ​NCADA ​State ​Conference ​is ​one ​of ​the ​country’s ​premier ​conferences, ​allowing ​athletic ​directors ​from ​across ​the ​state ​and ​Section ​III ​and ​opportunity ​to ​network ​with ​their ​peers ​and ​gain ​insight ​and ​motivation ​to ​return ​home ​to ​administer ​programs ​with ​new ​knowledge, ​information ​and ​enthusiasm.

As ​athletic ​director, ​you ​are ​the ​key ​to ​success ​within ​your ​athletic ​department ​in ​your ​community. ​ ​Your ​ability ​to ​lead ​by ​example ​sets ​the ​standards ​and ​expectations ​of ​your ​coaching ​staff, ​student-athletes, ​parents ​and ​community ​members. ​ ​It’s ​by ​setting ​standards ​of ​excellence ​that ​education ​based ​athletics ​continue ​to ​prosper. ​We ​appreciate ​your ​contributions ​to ​this ​profession ​and ​applaud ​you ​for ​making ​a ​career ​choice ​to ​work ​with ​interscholastic ​student-athletes. ​

Thanks ​for ​the ​work ​you ​do.

Roy Turner 
NCADA Executive Director
Phone: 910-632-5324

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46th NCADA State Conference

New AD Orientation/First Time Attendees

  • Sunday, April 2nd at 11:00 am                 

NIAAA Leadership Training Classes (Professional Development Classes)

Sunday, April 2 12:15-4:15 pm 

  • LTC 502           Principles, Strategies & Methods
  • LTC 504           Legal Issues I (Risk Management)
  • LTC 610           Administrative Apps (Technology Solutions)
  • LTC 715           Appropriate Professional Boundaries

Monday, April 3rd 3:30-7:30 pm

  • LTC 503           Enhancing Organizational Management
  • LTC 510           Legal Issues IV (Social Media, Transgender, Event Management, etc)
  • LTC 631           Emergency Management of Interscholastic Events
  • LTC 719           Leadership, Management/Supervision and Decision Making

Our Speakers:

  • Rob Miller, Proactive Coaching
  • Greg Dale, Duke University Sport Psychologist
  • Mark Dreibelbis, NCHSAA Associate Commissioner
  • Que Tucker, NCHSAA Commissioner
  • Brad Allen,  NFL Referee, Regional Supervisor
  • Al Byrd, NCSU FCA Chaplain

Workshop Topics:

  • Effective Professional Development for Coaches

  • Encouraging multi-sport participation

  • Mentoring off-campus staff

  • Developing captains and leaders (Seven Ways to Lead Teams)-Rob Miller

  • Coaching and Evaluating Coaches

  • Changing the Culture of Your Athletic Program -Greg Dale

  • Your Role: Leadership or Management-Barbara Pinson Lash

  • Technology That Works-Todd Schuler

NCADA Conference Luncheon Sponsored by the NCHSAA – April 3rd at Noon

Honoring the "Best of the Best" in North Carolina

  • Distinguished Service Award Nominee
  • Braveheart Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Meritorious Service Award
  • NCADA Professional Development Award Nominee  
  • NFHS Citation Award Nominee 
  • NIAAA Hall of Fame Nominee
  • Regional Athletic Directors of the Year
  • NCADA Jerry McGee Award of Excellence

NCADA Leadership Breakfast - April 4th at 7:00 am

NCADA Leadership Lunch – April 4th at Noon

NCADA Banquet – April 4th at 6:00 pm

Honoring the Leadership Legacy of the NCADA

  • Athletic Director of the Year to be selected from our Eight Regional AD’s of the Year
  • Roll of Honor – created to honor administrators who served our profession and have now passed on
  • Hall of Fame – Created to honor retired athletic administrators who had exemplary careers in athletic administration

General Conference Information


The NCADSC provides an excellent opportunity for athletic administrators to view and learn about the latest products and services on the market and visit with individual company representatives. The Exhibit Show will be in the Hilton Grand Ballroom during the following hours:

  • Sunday, April 2 ………     3:00 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Monday, April 3 …….       8:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 4 …….       8:00 am to 11:30 am

Special Events

Monday, April 3

  • Exhibit Hall Door Prize Drawing …             8:45 am
  • Exhibit Hall Door Prize Drawing …..           10:00 am
  • Exhibit Hall Door Prize Drawing …..           11:30 am
  • Exhibit Hall Door Prize Drawing …..           3:10 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Door Prize Drawing …..           5:30 pm

Tuesday, April 4

  • Exhibit Hall Door Prize Drawing …..           8:30 am
  • Exhibit Hall Door Prize Drawing …..           11:30 am

Conference Evaluation Survey

A conference evaluation survey will be available online again this year. An email will be sent to attendees after the conference with a survey link.  We cannot emphasize enough the importance of the input (workshop topics, speaker recommendations, etc.) we receive from these evaluation forms for future conference planning. Everyone that completes the survey will receive 1.5 CEU’s for attending the NCADASC.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch and Banquet

The format for all meals will be open seating for all individuals that attend. Attire is business casual except the Conference Banquet which is business formal. If you ordered luncheon and/or banquet ticket(s), they will be in your registration envelope. Please present your tickets at the door to our Board of Directors for admittance.

Conference Registration Gifts

The gift this year will be a polo shirt from BSN Sports. You may pick up your gift in the Exhibit Hall. 

Please bring your Gift ticket to the back of the exhibit hall.

Registration and Payment Policy

Full payment of the registration fee must be made at the time of registration. Payment can be made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express), e-check or check (payable to “NCADA”). Check payments delay processing and must be received no later than March 26th, 2017; include a printout of your registration and mail to NCADA, PO Box 15307, Wilmington, NC 28408. All payments received after 3/26/17 should include an additional late payment and processing fee of $50.00. 

 Professional Development Cancellations/Late Attendees/No-Shows

The NCADA recognizes that extenuating circumstances occur and affect conference attendance.  Work and Family related emergencies are examples of extenuating circumstances. If paid registrants are unable to attend, they can request to have their tuition applied to future classes or request a refund. The refund will include the cost of the course minus a $25.00 processing fee per class. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after March 19th, 2017. Individuals who fail to attend a course or are late by more than 15 minutes will not receive a refund or credit for the class.

Registration Cancellation and Refund

If you are not able to attend the conference You must contact us no later than March 19th, 2017, to cancel your registration for the 2017 NCADSC. For cancellations made by March 19th, 2017, your registration fee will be refunded less a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after March 19th, 2017.

Refunds will be sent to the individual/institution that originally paid for the registration within 30 days of the close of the conference.