AFCA Membership Renewal Tutorial


AFCA Membership Update Tutorial


Serve on a committee! A list of committees can be found here. For more information about serving on a committee, contact Vince Thompson at (254) 754-9900 or [email protected]

  • Access to the AFCA’s Digital Library, featuring thousands of football-related articles and videos
  • Able to attend annual convention (after purchase of convention registration)
  • Receive our bi-monthly magazine and weekly e-blast with articles and links
  • Able to request wearable AFCA patch for season opener
  • Professional development certification available
  • Networking opportunities
  • Able to serve on an AFCA Committee
  • Able to have articles/videos published in AFCA Magazine/Digital Library

Annual membership dues are broken down into categories based on coaching level/position:

  • FBS Head Coaches – $200
  • FBS Assistant Coaches/Graduate Assistants (countable) – $100
  • FBS “Other” Coaches/Support Staff – $150
  • FCS, DII, DIII, NAIA, JUCO, High School – $60
  • Not currently coaching this season – $200
  • International – $100
  • Other – $200

For more information, send an email to [email protected].

Any football staff member employed by an NCAA, NAIA, junior or community college, high school or preparatory school or an established professional or foreign football team who are present and active in day-to-day practices, staff meetings, and football operations, or any former AFCA member coach who is now retired. Other individuals directly or indirectly associated with a football program may be approved for membership at the discretion of the AFCA’s Executive Director.

Apply online.


The easiest way to register multiple staff members is by calling our Membership Department at (254) 754-9900 or by sending an email to [email protected].

You can also download a copy of our membership application on our Membership Overview page and complete a form for each staff member you want to register. The forms can be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to our office at 100 Legends Lane, Waco, TX 76710.

Registration for the 2022 AFCA Convention opens in July 2021, and the cost increases as the event is drawing closer.

  • July 1-August 31………………. $15
  • September 1-October 31…… $30
  • November 1-December 10… $40
  • At Convention…………………. $60

*Prices and dates are subject to change*

In order to attend the AFCA Convention, you must have an active membership (that expires after the date of the Convention), and purchase a convention registration. Alternatively, a GUEST PASS can be purchased through the AFCA Office by non-members—please send us an email [email protected] for more information.

Click here for AFCA Convention FAQs


AFCA Digital Library Tutorial