The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) is the only national organization solely dedicated to improving football coaches through ongoing education, interaction, and networking. Its primary goal is to provide resources for personal and professional development amongst the football coaching profession. The AFCA membership includes over 11,000 members and represents coaches and several stakeholders within the game of football. Any high school, junior college, international, semi-professional or professional football coach is eligible to become a member of the AFCA.
The Academy partners with A.F.C.A., and members who attend the annual convention earn 1 CEU credit for every 10 hours of convention sessions.