A Statement from THSCA Executive Director, Joe Martin:

     We have communicated with staff from the city of San Antonio, the convention center, our San Antonio hotels, several Texas Legislators, TEA leaders and several convention/event management teams and they all seem confident that THSCA will be allowed to have Coaching School onsite at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.


     In the event mandates are changed, and our plan to host Coaching School in-person is no longer a possibility, we are prepared to provide a virtual Coaching School online. This virtual option will include all sport lectures, UIL rules updates, CCP certification credit courses, head coaching academy content, regional and general meeting information as well as access to our professional development series lectures. THSCA has already laid the groundwork to be able to GUARANTEE access to this convention content, EITHER IN-PERSON or VIRTUALLY, for all those that PRE-REGISTER for Coaching School 2020. As we continue to receive updates from the city of San Antonio, we will share that information, but please know we are committed to bringing you a very robust 2020 Coaching School in celebration of 90 years of THSCA & 100 years of UIL Football in Texas!   


     We are looking forward to July 19-21 in San Antonio serving as our avenue to help champion the return of sports to Texas, our amazing coaches and the loyal communities they serve. Thank you for your loyalty to THSCA!

San Antonio is committed to a Safer Stronger San Antonio...
about the city's pledge to protect the health and safety of the community and it's visitors! 


UIL Statement to Superintendents

May 22, 2020

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) requirements and guidelines for its member schools to begin limited UIL summer strength and conditioning and marching band practice starting June 8, 2020 are now available on the UIL website at the links provided below. As restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic begin to be lifted across the state of Texas we are cautiously optimistic about beginning these summer activities in a thoughtful and deliberate manner.


It is imperative that schools follow this guidance carefully and develop a detailed plan for implementing the safety measures listed prior to beginning these activities. Texas is counting on our educational leaders to be thoughtful in resuming these activities.

The guidance includes information for considering whether to begin these activities on June 8th in each district. Please work with local officials in advance to ensure that all local guidelines are met. It is important to note that UIL cannot anticipate every unique situation and schools should stay informed and take additional actions based on common sense and good judgment that will protect the health of students and communities.

The information for summer strength and conditioning and sport specific training is at the following link:


For the full update, CLICK HERE!

UIL Releases Summer Strength & Conditioning Guidelines for 2020

May 22, 2020

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) released requirements and guidelines for its member schools to begin limited UIL summer strength and conditioning and marching band practice starting June 8, 2020 as restrictions due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic begin to be lifted across the state of Texas.

All information on athletic protocols can be found on the UIL website at the following links:


To read the full press release, CLICK HERE!

THSCA Releases Tentative Coaching School 2020 Schedule of Events

May 7, 2020

We are looking forward to a phenomenal lineup of speakers ahead and can't wait to see all your smiling faces in San Antonio! 

Check back here for updates to the agenda and more positive news regarding the convention as we move forward!


May 7, 2020

The Texas High School Coaches Association is proud to announce the 2020 class of scholarship recipients annually awarded by the THSCA to graduating seniors who are children of active members of the association.  This year in addition to our ten $2,000 scholarships, we have added two additional scholarships in honor of two special people.  First is the Eddie Joseph Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $2,500.  Coach Joseph was Executive Director of the THSCA from 1991 until his retirement in 2002.  He passed away in March 2019.   Our second scholarship is the Fisher Woodchick Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $2005.  Fisher was the son of THSCA employee Molly Woodchick and was born with Muscular Dystrophy, a muscle wasting disease that took his life in October 2018.  The $5 added to this scholarship symbolizes Fisher’s age when he passed away.  The remaining ten recipients will each receive $2,000. 

CLICK HERE to see the Press Release!

May 6, 2020

The THSCA Academic All-State Teams recognizes high school athletes who excel in the following categories: GPA, class rank and ACT/SAT score. The students listed are being recognized as a team member based on their scores in these categories. We applaud them for their commitment and dedication to perform with the highest of excellence academically and on the field or court.

See the Teams HERE!

Our NEW THSCA Member Portal Upgrade has now been Released

April 13, 2020

As many of you are aware, our old membership software is no longer being supported and our staff has invested countless hours in researching a new association management software and building out this new technology platform. This is an exciting time for our staff and we hope you will find the upgrades and adjustments we have made to our current member processes easy to adapt to!


To access the new portal you can click on the gold THSCA Member Portal button at the top of the page. If this is your first time logging in to the new portal, you will be asked to enter your email address as your username and click the "Forgot my Password" option to verify your account and set a new password for yourself. 

For a step-by-step instruction guide to the new membership portal that will walk you through updating your account information, renewing membership, and/or options to register for Coaching School CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD!

If you have any trouble please call our office during business hours at 512.392.3741 or email us at info@thsca.com.

We are Thrilled to Announce our 2020 Class of Hall of Honor Inductees

April 3, 2020

We are pleased to welcome Bob Alpert, Gerald Brence, Joey Florence, Joey McGuire, John Parchman and Joe Bob Tyler to the THSCA Hall of Honor. CLICK HERE to view the entire press release and check out our other THSCA Award Recipients for 2020!

Congratulations to our 2020 Nominees for President-Elect...

April 3, 2020

We are proud to announce our three President-Elect Nominees for 2020:


Coach Ron Rittimann of Alamo Heights HS

Coach Bob Wager of Arlington Martin HS

Coach Lee Wiginton of Midlothian Heritage HS

Click Here to Read the Full Press Release

Join a THSCA SportsYou Regional Group...

February 18, 2020

You’ve been invited to join the THSCA Regional Coaches Group for your region. Receive THSCA updates and find out what is going on in your region. Please check out how it can be your platform for your teams as well.
Use your unique access code below and follow the instructions.



Discounted Camp Insurance Available NOW through Loomis &Lapann, Inc.

March 6, 2020

THSCA members can access quotes for discounted rates on camp insurance for Accident and Liability Coverage. For more information on insurance coverage CLICK HERE! To access the camp insurance request form, login to THSCA Member Services and click the icon for "Discounted Camp Insurance."

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