National Letter of Intent signing day for prospective football student-athletes is the first Wednesday in February each year.
What is NLI? It is a binding agreement between a prospective student-athlete and the NLI member institution.
- A prospective student-athlete agrees to attend the institution full-time for one academic year (two semesters or three quarters).
- The institution agrees to provide athletics financial aid for one academic year (two semesters or three quarters).
This year, NLI signing day is 04 February
Na Koa will be hosting a special NLI Signing Day Reception that night at Kapiolani Community College’s Ka ‘Ikena Dining Room with heavy pupus prepared by the award-winning culinary program students and a selected hosted bar.
Limited table purchases available at $2,500 (seats 8 plus 1 assistant coach). Click here ( Nakoa – HNL Oahu 2015 ) for registration information.
Be among the first to have an in-depth discussion on the University of Hawaii 2015 recruit class!
BIG ISLAND FANS….Coaches Chow and Gouveia will be coming to the Imiloa Astronomy Center the next day…05 February. Tickets at $25 and will include a buffet lunch and soft drinks. Click here ( NLI Hilo 2015_KF ) for registration information.
Contact Na Koa with any questions or for more information.
The University of Hawaii-Manoa 2014 Fall Commencement was held on December 20, 2014 at the Stan Sheriff Center. We’re proud to announce the student-athletes listed below who received their undergraduate diplomas.
The Na Koa Football Club underwrites 100% of the cost of the players’ attending summer school including tuition and fees, books, and housing. All players are required to remain on campus and attend two sessions of summer school in order to maintain eligibility and to graduate on-time.
Thank you for donating to Na Koa to make graduation for these student-athletes possible and CONGRATULATIONS graduates!!
Kody Afusia, Sociology
Nick Childs, History
Dustin Elisara, Sociology
Calen Friel, Family Resources
Taylor Graham, Finance and International Business (double major)
Tony Grimes, Sociology
Tyler Hadden, Communications (major), Business (minor)
Jeremy Higgins, Sports Psychology
Joey Iosefa, Sociology, Samoan Language (certificate)
Marcus Langkilde, Family Resources
Dave Lefotu, Family Resources
Frank Loyd, Finance and Management (double major)
Dee Maggitt, Political Science
Marcus Malepeai, Family Resources
Joshua Manapuna, Pacific Islands Studies
Michael Martin, Sociology
Daniel Masifilo, Sociology
Jordan Pu’u Robinson, Communications
Moses Samia, Sociology
Sean Shigematsu, Management
Kanakalele Silva, Kinesiology & Rehab Science
TJ Taimatuia, Sociology
Beau Yap, Sociology
Offensive lineman Ben Clark garnered the offensive player of the Year for the second time in three years.
Defensive lineman Beau Yap was named the defensive player of the year award for the second straight year.
Kicker Tyler Hadden earned the special teams player of the year award.
The Scout Team Award winners were freshmen running back Ryan Tuiasoa and offensive lineman Tavita Eli on offense and freshmen defensive lineman Ka’aumoana Gifford and linebacker Tumua Tuinei on defense.
2014 Award Winners
Alec Waterhouse Most Valuable Player Award: Scott Harding
Offensive Player of the Year: Ben Clarke
Defensive Player of the Year: Beau Yap
Special Teams Player of the Year: Tyler Hadden
Scout Team Awards: Ryan Tuiasoa & Tavita Eli (offense) and Ka’au Gifford & Tumua Tuinei (defense)