Stillman Coach to attend NCAA Academy
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Tuscaloosa, AL| Stillman College offensive coordinator Kerry Dixon has been selected to attend the NCAA Football Coaches Academy. The Academy will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 25-27. The Football Coaches Academy is designed to improve and reinforce various aspects of securing, managing and excelling in head football coaching positions at the intercollegiate level.
Dixon is entering his second season as an assistant coach with the Tiger football program. In his previous year, Dixon mentored two all-conference performers and an All-American. The offense made tremendous strides throughout the season, producing one of the top running backs in Division II.
The mission of the NCAA Football Coaches Academy is to assist ethnic minority football coaches with career advancement through skills enhancement, networking and exposure opportunities while raising awareness regarding the substantial pool of talented ethnic minority coaches.
The objectives of the program are to: increase the understanding and application of skills necessary to secure head coaching positions, increase the understanding and awareness of competencies necessary for success in head coaching at the intercollegiate level, motivate assistant coaches and coordinators to pursue careers as head coaches at the Football Bowl Subdivision level, introduce ethnic minority coaches to senior-level coaches and administrators, raise public awareness of the existing talent pool of ethnic minority coaches and promote the coaching profession to student-athletes, graduate assistants and others.
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