About Us

NCAAHPERD-SM (also doing business as NC SHAPE) is a 501(C)(3) not for profit organization of athletics, health, physical education, recreation, dance and sport management professionals. An independent state affiliate of SHAPE America, NCAAHPERD-SM is an alliance of five state associations designed to provide members with a comprehensive and coordinated array of resources, support, and programs to help practitioners and professionals improve their skills and so further the health and well-being of North Carolinians.

The North Carolina Alliance is aligned with the SHAPE Southern District, which is made up of thirteen southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. 

The Alliance is one of North Carolina's oldest professional associations dedicated to the advancement of research and education within the allied fields of athletics, health, physical education, recreation, dance, and sport management.

Artie Kamiya, Executive Director

Phone: (919) 818-6486