The webinar recording below provides an overview of the APPLE Training Institute for team contacts to assist schools in planning for the March 2023 APPLE.




  • Who is the “team contact?”
    • The team contact is the institutional representative willing to lead the “prevention” team.  He/she can be an athletics administrator, student affairs officer, coach, faculty member, etc.  A student may not serve as a team contact. 
  • What is the “prevention” team?
    • The “prevention” team is a group of individuals from the institution who will participate in the APPLE Training Institute and develop their athletics department’s substance misuse strategic plan.
  • Who is on the “prevention” team?
    • At least 4 individuals – at least two must be student-athletes - and up to 6. Administrator representation is not limited to individuals working within the athletics department.
  • What are the requirements for student-athlete attendees?
    • For the March 2023 APPLE Training Institute, student-athletes must have eligibility for 2023-2024 academic year.  We strongly encourage teams to bring a diverse group of student-athletes.  
  • What are the costs to attend APPLE?
    • $400 registration fee – covers a team of at least 4 individuals and up to 6.
  • My team is registered but I cannot find the link to register myself for APPLE.
    • Team contacts were sent the link via email for the individual registration form.
  • Can I sign up my school if we are not an NCAA member institution?
    • No, only NCAA member schools may attend APPLE
  • Do I have to attend with a team or can I come alone? 
    • Participants must be part of a team of at least 4, but no more than 6 individuals from an NCAA member school. 

Other Items:

  • Why are you called APPLE?
    • APPLE is an acronym for "Athletic Prevention Programming & Leadership Education."   
  • Who can I contact if I have more questions/concerns?