Diversity & Inclusion

The North Coast Athletic Conference is committed to enhancing opportunities for ethnic minorities and women. The following resources are provided in an effort to assist conference members in their efforts to advocate for increased participation and administrative opportunities for minorities in athletics.

Training Workshops on Campuses:
Diversity Education (Diversity Training Workshops)

Yearly Forums:
Gender Equity Forum

Grants & Funding Assistance:
Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant
Matching Grants for Advancement of Minority Women Coaches

Internships and Scholarships for Students-Athletes:
Division III Ethnic Minority and Women's Internship Grant Program
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
NCAA Internship Program

NCAA Diversity Video:
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Professional Development Opportunities for Minorities:
Fellows Leadership Development Program
Leadership Institute
NCAA Men's Coaches Academy
NCAA Women's Coaches Academy
Future Football Coaches Academy
LGBT Resources
NCAA & NACWAA Institutes for Professional Development
Achieving Coaching Excellence (administered by the Black Coaches Association)

Web sites:
•    American Football Coaches Association (AFCA)
•    Black Coaches Association
•    Center for the Study of Sport in Society (Northeastern University)
•    Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport
•    National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA)
•    National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators (NACWAA)
•    Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA)
•    Women's Sports Foundation