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The Institute SSJ comprises over 280 colleges and universities, along with a number of individual affiliate, corporate, and student members.

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Institute SSJ Membership

Membership Levels

Institutional – Ideal for athletic departments, professional sports organizations, youth athletic organizations, and student support services.

Affiliate – Ideal for individuals that want to support the mission of the Institute SSJ and be affiliated with a professionally recognized association.

Student – Ideal for students that want the benefits of being affiliated with a professional association that interacts with sports figures, professionals, and executives.

Corporate – Ideal for business organizations that want to support the mission of the Institute SSJ and increase their company’s exposure.

All Members Receive:

  • Institute SSJ Lapel Pin
  • Institute SSJ Marketing and Promotional materials and gifts
  • Institute SSJ Newsletter
  • Institute SSJ Annual Report

Membership Benefits

Institutional Members
$200 - $500 Annually
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Networking affiliation with a professional association
Discount on first Institute SSJ training program (entry special)**
Discounts on additional Institute SSJ training programs
Discounts for Institute SSJ regional conferences
Quarterly subscription to Institute SSJ E-Newsletter
Copy of Institute SSJ Annual Report
Nomination rights for Giant Steps Awards
2 complimentary tickets to the Giant Steps Awards Banquet & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2 complimentary tickets to the Institute SSJ Hall of Fame Induction Reception (by invitation only event)
Invitation to participate/partner with Institute SSJ at “Hope for Stanley” community service project (for athletic administrators, coaches, athletic staff and student-athletes)
Institute SSJ membership can be used as a recruitment incentive to attract talented student-athletes and athletic administrators, coaches, and staff to your institution
Opportunity to serve on a regional conference planning committee and/or host a regional conference
Opportunity to submit guest expert blog posts via the Institute SSJ blog
Opportunity to submit articles/highlights for the Institute SSJ newsletter
Access to Institute SSJ sponsors’ discounts (when available)
Nationally promote your institution’s commitment to degree completion, community service projects, and student-athlete success stories in Institute SSJ publications and website
Consultation on National Student Athlete Day events to promote at your institution
Affiliate (Individual) Members
$75 Annually
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Networking affiliation with a professional association
Discount on first Institute SSJ training program (entry special)**
Discounts on additional Institute SSJ training programs
Discounts for Institute SSJ regional conferences
Quarterly subscription to Institute SSJ E-Newsletter
Copy of Institute SSJ Annual Report
Nomination rights for Giant Steps Awards
Discount to the Giant Steps Awards Banquet & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Opportunity to submit proposal to be an honorary NCAS Board Member for one year for new athletic administrators (1-3 years of experience as an athletic administrator). No voting rights.
Invitation to participate/partner with Institute SSJ at “Hope for Stanley” community service project
Opportunity to submit proposals to present and/or moderate at a regional Institute SSJ conference
Opportunity to apply to be a training consultant for one of our award-winning programs
Opportunity to serve on a regional conference planning committee and/or host a regional conference
Opportunity to submit guest expert blog posts via the Institute SSJ blog
Opportunity to submit articles/highlights for the Institute SSJ newsletter
Access to Institute SSJ sponsors’ discounts (when available)
Consultation on National Student Athlete Day events to promote at your institution
Student Members
$35 Annually
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Networking opportunities with Institute SSJ staff, board of directors, partners, and clients
Discount on first Institute SSJ training program (entry special)**
Discounts on additional Institute SSJ training programs
Opportunity to apply to become a member of the Institute SSJ Student Advisory Board
Opportunity to host a Institute SSJ regional conference
Opportunity to serve on a regional conference planning committee
Quarterly subscription to the Institute SSJ E-Newsletter
Copy of the Institute SSJ Annual Report
Nomination rights for the Institute SSJ Giant Steps Awards
Discount to the Institute SSJ Giant Steps Awards Banquet & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Invitation to participate/partner with the Institute SSJ "Hope for Stanley" community service project
Opportunity to submit proposals to present and/or moderate at a regional Institute SSJ conference
Opportunity to apply to be a training consultant for a Institute SSJ award-winning program
Opportunity to publish articles/blogs to the Institute SSJ website
Opportunity to submit articles/highlights to the Institute SSJ newsletter
Consultation on National STUDENT-Athlete Day events to promote at your institution
Opportunity for a summer internship at the Institute SSJ national office
Corporate Members
$1,000 Annually
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Networking affiliation with a professional association
Discount on first Institute SSJ training program (entry special)**
Discounts on additional Institute SSJ training programs
Quarterly subscription to Institute SSJ E-Newsletter
Copy of Institute SSJ Annual Report
Nomination rights for Giant Steps Awards
2 complimentary tickets to the Giant Steps Awards Banquet & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2 complimentary tickets to the Institute SSJ Hall of Fame Induction Reception (by invitation only event)
Institute SSJ membership can be used as a recruitment incentive to attract talented executives and agents to your corporation
Invitation to participate/partner with Institute SSJ on “Hope for Stanley” community service project (for administrators and student-athletes)
Opportunity to apply to be a training consultant for one of our award-winning programs
Opportunity to serve on a regional conference planning committee and/or host a regional conference
Opportunity to submit guest expert blog posts via the Institute SSJ blog
Opportunity to submit articles for the Institute SSJ newsletter
Access to research and publications
Access to Institute SSJ sponsor discounts (when available)
Nationally promote your corporation’s commitment to degree completion, community service projects, and student-athlete success stories in Institute SSJ publications and website
Consultation on National Student Athlete Day events to promote at your corporation
Recognition as a corporate member on the Institute SSJ website
Recognition as a corporate member at the Institute SSJ Giant Steps Award Banquet and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Opportunity to include promotional/hospitality item in Institute SSJ regional conference welcome bags

**New member special – First time, paid institutional member of the Institute SSJ must access your discounted first training within the first year (12 months) of becoming an NCAS member.

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