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About  the LTFCA

The Louisiana Track and Field Coaches Association is an organization made up of professional coaches from the college, high school. junior high school, and club ranks dedicated to the advancement of the sports of track and field and cross country.  This organization promotes the opportunity for participation for all athletes and will nurture the growth of the sports.  The membership meets annually to discuss issues affecting the sports and proposes changes regarding rules, events, and participation among other topics.  The group also promotes the continuing education as it relates to the sports by sponsoring a Coaches Clinic at which experts present current information and share ideas aimed at improving the level of coaching in the state.  The LTFCA is a nonprofit organization that is financially supported solely through the annual dues paid by its members and through the generosity of its sponsors.  The organization maintains an affiliate membership in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

The LTFCA recognizes the achievements of its member coaches with an awards presentation held annually at the LTFCA clinic.  The LTFCA also recognizes the achievements of the student athletes through its All State programs in Cross Country and Outdoor Track & Field.   A “Lifetime Achievement Award” is also presented annually to deserving individuals during a luncheon held at the annual clinic.

The LTFCA is governed by an elected Executive Board and an appointed Board of Directors.