Who Are We?

We are a small minority-women owned business aligned with seasoned educators and coaches experienced in teaching and instruction, special populations, testing and administrations, crisis management, mediation, quality assurance, health and wellness, risk management, youth and staff development.

A&A Athletic Consulting and Vigilance Safety Training Center provide student-athlete support services, institutional risk management, assessments, planning, and health and safety training. 

MISSION

To educate, engage, and empower individuals, businesses, and workplaces with the competency to anticipate, prepare, prevent, and respond to daily incidences and emergency situations.

VISION

Create a Culture of Resilience through Education, Planning, and Training.

What Do We Do?

A&A Athletic Consulting, LLC  was established to assist parents and student-athletes through the college admissions and recruiting process in addition to helping institutions develop a system of operation that is conducive to the overall student-athlete well-being.

Vigilance Safety Training Center serves as the educational training entity of A&A.  It is an endorsed training agency of the Emergency Care and Safety Institute and NCS4 to provide the Sports & Entertainment Venue Staff  Certification (CSVS) and a Testing Assessment Center for NOCTI offering Job Readiness, Employability Skills and Career Technical Education Certification.

 

The Safety Training  Center provides program support services to schools, universities, sports organizations, and community-based agencies as it relates to health and safety planning, staff development, risk assessment, risk management planning,  event/facility operational policy and procedure review.

CV of Ceo

Professionally, Alva's experience has afforded her 26 years in management and program development.  She has served 25+ years in the health industry as a health educator,  emergency medical technician, and community health consultant providing emergency response training, community education on chronic diseases, and direct service provider in adolescent drug treatment and case management.  Alva served  20+ years in the sports industry as a coach,  basketball official, event staff, and 15 years in athletic administration. 
Her role as a Sports Director for PVAAU has made a positive impact on the children and families within the community through her DCPG Sports organization, which teaches the fundamental skills of emerging sports and sports not readily found in the local urban community. DCPG is committed to reversing the phenomena of the haves and the have-not in sports participation by ensuring that all children regardless of socioeconomic status have opportunities to develop and play.
Alva Amaker, M.Ed, CAA, AIC, CSVS
Founder/CEO
301-404-1263
aamaker@aaathleticconsulting.com
safe@vigilanestc.com

Education and Training :

  • BS Degree Health and Physical Education - Central State University

  • M.Ed Organizational Leadership - American Intercontinental

  • National Sports Safety and Security Professional Certificate - University of Southern Mississippi 

  • Covid-19 Contact Tracing - ASHTO

  • REVIVE Opioid Overdose Reversal (Virginia)

Panelist:
Black Women in Sports Foundation DC Chapter

  • (2011) Nurturing Healthy Scholar-Athletes on all levels 

  • (2012) Taking Women of Color to the Next Level as Collegiate Head Coaches and Athletic Administrators

Guest Lecturer:     

  • (2019) – Athletic Director’s Academy Leadership Training Course

  • (2018) – Sports Communication Dynamics: Howard University Dept of Communications

  • (2018) Youth Sports Safety Protocols: "Concussion Management, Return to Learn”: Howard University, Department of Communications Science and Disorders

 

Publications:

  • (2019) From Policies to Practice – Sports Injuries, treatment and performance information: SportsMd.com

  •  (2019) Brain Health Magazine - Concussion Return to Play Protocols Implementation Interscholastic Sports

  •  (2020) Facilities Sanitation – Foul on the Play: Linkedin.com

  • (2020) COVID-19 Recovery - Deliberate Intentions: Linkedin.com

    
Paper/Poster Presentations:

  • (2020) – Institutional Risk Management and Student-Athlete Mental Health – Black Student-Athlete Summit 

 

Research:

  • (2019) Examination of Verbal Reasoning, Working Memory, and Learning Strategies of Students in Youth Sports. Howard University: College of Communications Science and Disorders. (baseline and post-concussion test examiner)
     

Member/or Advisory role:

  • QualityMD

    • Advisor​

  • College Food Network 

    • Advisor​

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association

    • Women in Industrial Health​

    • Minority SG

    • Incident Preparedness and Response

  • NIAAA

    • Member of the Diversity sub-committee​

  •  WISE (Women in Sports and Events)

    • ​ Membership Committee DC Chapter

  •  Hospital for Special Surgeries

    • Advisory Committee  for Pro Motion Curriculum

The Team 

The team is comprised of dynamic teachers, medical professionals, social service therapists, psychologists, and coaches that possess the essential knowledge, skills and understand the processes necessary to a healthy, resilient community.

Tiffany Miller-Bevins:

  • Master of Science Degree in English

  • APC in Special Education

  • Crisis Intervention Resource Teacher - CPI Certified

  • Mentor Teacher

  • Certified Athletic Administrator

  • CPR/AED Instructor

  • Educational Consultant

  • Pediatric Emergency Response and Preparedness

 

Kenneth Amaker:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance

  • APC Business Education

  • Educational Consultant

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Internal Auditor - Capitol Hill Police

  • OSHA Compliance Certification

  • CALEA Certification

Janet Rhoan - RN

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Business of Nursing (2006)

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 1999

  • Registered Nurse hospital nursing experience in ER, Labor & Delivery and Mother-Baby units

  • Professional School Nurse – High School

  • BLS, ACLS, PALS

Gaskins - Psychologist 

T. Johnson - Testing Administrator/Family Intervention Specialist