Charlotte, NC – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will kick off the 2016 football season with its annual Football Media Day on Thursday, July 21st at 9:00 a.m. at the Marriott – Research Triangle Park in Durham, North Carolina. [easyazon_infoblock align=”right” cart=”y” identifier=”B00O98DCDG” locale=”US” tag=”hbcusports-20″]
Each of the CIAA’s twelve head football coaches, accompanied by select student-athletes, will take the stage for discussion regarding their football program, athletes, and season schedule as teams anticipate the conference championship. This season’s circuit will feature extended sessions for Q&A dialog between head coaches, student-athletes, and media. CIAA Football Media Day will open at 9:00 a.m. and close with remarks from Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams at 11:10 a.m.
This year, five new head coaches will be welcomed to the conference: Reggie Barlow of Virginia State, Tim Chavous of St. Augustine’s, Richard Hayes, Jr. of Fayetteville State, Adrian Jones of Shaw, and Earnest Wilson III of Elizabeth City State.