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Join the NMHSCA

The New Mexico High School Coaches Association is an organization of coaches working for the betterment of NM coaches.  The NMHSCA was established in 1941.  In order for NM High School Athletes to be eligible for all-star & all-state selection, their head coaches must be members of the NMHSCA.  The NMHSCA is responsible for professional development of NM Coaches, All-Star teams, All-State teams, NM Coaches' Awards Programs, and working with the NMAA on behalf of NM Coaches.

NMHSCA Individual Membership

Coaches & Associate members can register for the NMHSCA as an individual member.  Individual members receive membership benefits, but they must pay to attend NMHSCA Coaching Clinic and professional development presentation.  

Two ways in which to register:

  1. Click here and download a form and mail to the address provided on the form.
  2. Click here and register online.

School Based Membership

The NMHSCA's School Based Membership provides membership benefits for all coaches within a school for one single fee.  The NMHSCA, established in 1941, is an organization of New Mexico's best & most professional interscholastic coaches.  Becoming a member of the NMHSCA is a commitment to be affiliated with the most successful, most professional, and most dedicated coaches in New Mexico.  The best coaches in New Mexico have always been members of the NMHSCA.  Elevate the coaching in your school by becoming a School Based Member of the NMHSCA.  Plus you get the following benefits:

Free Registration to the Following NMHSCA Coaching Clinics & Professional Development Opportunities:

  • Annual Summer Coaches Clinic
  • Annual Wrestling Coaches Clinic
  • Annual Basketball Symposium
  • Annual NMTCCCA Coaches Clinic
  • NMHSCA "Coaching New Mexico" Presentations
    • Bullying, Hazing, & Sexual Harassment training
    • Legal & Ethical Expectations of Education Based Coaches
    • Tools for being a Better Coach
    • You are Different: You are an Education Based Coach

NMHSCA Membership Benefits

  • 1 Million Dollar General Liability Insurance Policy both on the field and in the classroom.
  • Eligible for NM Coaches Awards
  • Eligible to coach in the NMHSCA All-Star Games
  • Eligible to placed on NMAA Sports Specific Committees
  • Athletes are eligible to be chosen for NMHSCA All-Star & All-State teams.

NMHSCA Camp Insurance Information

Please contact Loomis & Lapann for information about NMHSCA Liability insurance, or if you would like to purchase camp insurance or participant accident insurance: Click here.

Join NMHSCA's Affiliate Organizations

The NMHSCA is proud to be affiliated with multiple coaches association that work on behalf New Mexico Coaches.

Baseball Coaches Association

The Baseball Coaches Association is an organization working for the betterment of baseball coaches in New Mexico.  The BCA has their annual coaches clinic the Friday & Saturday after the State Football championship.  You must be a member of the NMBCA in order for your baseball players to be eligible for the all-state baseball teams.

Track & Cross Country Coaches Association


Purpose of the NMTCCCA is threefold: to advocate what is best for our sports, its athletes, and coaches, to educate all parties about our sports’ dynamics and to further knowledge and skills that promote it, and to celebrate the achievements that are the fruits of our efforts.

Albuquerque Football Coaches Association

The AFCA is an organization of the Metro Area Football Coaches.  The Albuquerque Football Coaches Association is responsible for choosing the All-Metro Football teams as well as hosting its annual awards show. You must be a member of the AFCA in order for your athletes to be eligible to be chosen for the All-Metro Football teams.

Cost:  $300.00

Albuquerque Metro Basketball Coaches Association

The AMBCA is an organization of the Metro Area Basketball Coaches.  The AMBCA is responsible for choosing the All-Metro Basketball teams as well as hosting its annual awards show. You must be a member of the AMBCA in order for your athletes to be eligible to be chosen for the All-Metro Basketball teams.

Cost:  $100.00

American Volleyball Coaches Association

The NMHSCA is a proud affiliate partner of the AVCA.  Because of the affiliation between the AVCA & NMHSCA, NM Volleyball Coaches can become a member of the AVCA for a $15.00 discount.  NM Volleyball coaches will also be provided an opportunity for national recognition via AVCA Awards programs such as the AVCA ThirtyUnder30, AVCA ThirtyUnder30 High School AVCA TEam Academic Under Armour Phenom and All-America program and the other aVCA awards programs offering.  There is no better time to join the AVCA than today.