Regular Membership in the National Golf Coaches Association is open to head and assistant women's collegiate golf coaches at Division I, II, III, NAIA, and Junior College institutions.
Annual membership dues are $185 annually for head coaches (Division I); $160 for head coaches (Division II, III, NAIA, and Junior Colleges) and $60 annually for assistant coaches. NGCA membership is for the period of September 1 - August 31 annually. Dues not paid by October 15 for head coaches are subject to a penalty.
NGCA MEMBER CONVENTION
Invitation to attend the Annual NGCA Member Convention. The Convention, held in December each year, offers its members a dynamic educational program combined with an opportunity to interact and network with their coaching peers from throughout the country.
Only student-athletes of member head coaches are eligible for to receive awards and honors sponsored exclusively by the NGCA. Division I, II and III student-athlete awards include the PING NGCA National Players of the Year, Freshman of the Year, All-American 1st, 2nd and Honorable Mention Golf Team, All-America Scholar Golf Team, Edith Cummings Munson Golf Award, Dinah Shore Trophy, Golfstat Cup and Kim Moore Spirit Award. Additionally, the NGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Award is an award based on the average GPA for all of the members of a women's collegiate team for the full year. The top 25 teams with the highest collective average GPA are recognized.
Member coaches are eligible for coaching recognition awards including Eaton Golf Pride NGCA Regional and National Coach of the Year, Eaton Golf Pride Assistant Coach of the Year, Founders Award and the NGCA Hall of Fame.
TOURNAMENT OPERATIONS MANUAL
Produced in 2010, this valuable booklet is developed by coaches for coaches. The manual will assist in the operation of your home event. Additionally, we are requesting that all in-season events be conducted under the same Conditions of Competition by using the guidelines in this manual. Only NGCA members will receive this manual.
Every other year, the NGCA produces a Compensation Survey for Division I, II and III head women's golf coaches. This survey provides detailed analysis regarding compensation and benefits for both head and assistant golf coaches and can easily be used for member coaches' compensation evaluation and negotiation.
WOMEN'S COLLEGIATE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
First conducted in the summer of 2010, the Pure Silk Women's Collegiate Team Championship Presented by the National Golf Coaches Association has quickly become of the most prestigious summertime, women's amateur touurnaments. (60) two-person teams each representing their university play in a 54 hole competition. Only team of programs that are current NGCA members may participate.
PRODUCT & SERVICE DISCOUNTS
Substantial cost savings for coaches and their teams through access to our many corporate partners and their association-sponsored collegiate golf programs.
CUSTOM TEES AND SCORECARDS
NGCA sells custom logo tees and tournament scorecards at highly reduced pricing for NGCA members.
NGCA member coaches make themselves available to mentor younger coaches in many important aspects of coaching women's collegiate golf.
NGCA COACHES POLL
NGCA member head coaches are eligible to be considered as a voter in the Top 25 Coaches Poll for Division I, II or III and only schools that are NGCA members are considered in the voting process.
MEMBERS ONLY AREA OF NGCA.COM
NGCA members receive a password to access this area which includes detailed contact information for all NGCA members and access to member-only special offerings.
The master tournament calendar for Division I, II and III women's golf is administered and maintained by the NGCA. Use the calendar to schedule your event or seek other events in which to be invited. Only NGCA members have access.
The NGCA and its leadership play an integral role in working hand in hand with the NCAA, both through the women's golf committees and the legislative/membership department, to ensure the voice of women's collegiate golf coaches are heard. Additionally, the NGCA has a seat at the table with the USGA Intercollegiate Relations Committee.
The opportunity to serve in a leadership capacity either through committee positions or by playing an active role in the strategic direction of the association by serving on the Board of Directors.