Jon Payne discusses the importance of staff in preparation for any event. Everyone must understand the schedule and their job responsibilities as well as the type of contest taking place.
By: Matt Hensley, CMAA – Illinois The demands that communities place on the facilities, personnel, and other extra-curricular resources of a school district can, at times, stretch those resources to the limit. The same could […]
By: Ryan Miller, CMAA – New Jersey Sometimes we create our own dilemmas in life. Think about a quote by Frank Martin (Head Mens’ Basketball Coach of the University of South Carolina) from March of […]
Jim Walsh discusses a case from the state of Washington that the Supreme Court did not rule on. The case involves a football coach praying with his team on the fifty-yard line following each game. […]
Joe Thomson explains that by leaving your legacy as an AD you are thinking of the future and how others can follow and expand on your accomplishments.
By: Bob Grace – Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey Most “new” head coaches were selected to their head coaching positions because they possessed a strong background in their sport, were good “teachers” both on and […]
By: Brian Lewis, CAA and Dr. William Roberson – Monrovia, Indiana In the Spring of 2013, I was named the Athletic Director at Monrovia High School in Monrovia, Indiana. Immediately after being hired, I began […]
Marc Haught discusses the process of starting a capital campaign. It is not just about what you want to do but how much money you can raise. Having a realistic time frame in place is […]
Jeff Janssen discusses leading by example with emphasis on commitment, confidence, composure and character.
Scott Dorsett discusses the value of an NIAAA membership.
By: Mark Rerick, CMAA – Grand Forks, North Dakota Many of you are probably aware of various incidents that have occurred across the US in high school football in the last year. To me, the […]
By: Jason Parker, JD, CMAA – Sapulpa, Oklahoma In today’s litigious society, allegations of misconduct and potential legal action against school personnel are often accompanied by feelings of anxiety, angst and anger. These pressures are […]
Kevin Bryant explains that 95% to 97% of student-athletes do not end up playing college sports so, what are they taking away from their High School athletic experience? Athletes must take more away than technique […]
Bruce Brown discusses some common traits that all successful teams and programs share. He explains that vision is key and the AD, coach, and athlete must all share this vision together.
Doug Killgore explains the one activity that can be most beneficial to educators is a one on one meeting with a parent to get on the same page. Establishing a welcome environment and having an […]
By: Kevin Bryant, CMAA – Previously at Redmond, Currently at Centennial HS in Portland, OR We have many important responsibilities in our work as high school athletic administrators. Game management, student athlete eligibility, safety & […]
By: Mark Rerick, CMAA – Grand Forks, North Dakota Despite various websites and services continually pushing information to students warning about the dangers of using their social media accounts, we continue to see news stories […]
Greg Scott discusses different types of coaches and that the impact they have on players can last a lifetime. As an Athletic Director, you need to know what type of coaches you want leading your […]
Lee Green discusses two cases involving the Establishment Clause and how it impacts school employees and students.
Rich Barton explains that one of the most important responsibilities of an administrator is to coach your coaches to be educational leaders. This involves preparing, training, and especially mentoring your coaches.
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By: Carter Wilson, CMAA – Georgia PROBLEMS Today, challenges and problems in athletics seemingly occur in almost every program and almost on a daily basis. These challenges and problems can involve any number of individuals […]
By: Nate Andrews, CAA – Washington We’ve all sat in our office feeling like we are on a deserted island, right? When something comes up in our day it’s often difficult to find someone in […]
Dr. Joseph Hoedel discusses the influences and impact that administrators and coaches have on student-athletes. The lessons that you teach and the relationships that you build can last a lifetime.
Jeffrey Sitz discusses and recommends social networking guidelines for coaches and administrators.
Bruce Brown discusses the importance of giving and getting feedback in a successful athletic culture. As an Athletic Director, it is essential that your coaching staff be receptive to feedback as this is critical in […]
Don Bales explains how knowledge is power and you as an AD need to know this in order to grow. Understanding the opportunities and possibilities are important but the key is knowing the people that […]
NEWS RELEASE NATIONAL INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION 9100 Keystone Crossing, Suite 650, Indianapolis, IN 46240 317-587-1450, FAX 317.587.1451/www.niaaa.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Blackburn, NIAAA NIAAA Thomas E. Frederick Award of Excellence Doug Killgore, CMAA […]
By: Dennis Walton, CMAA from Biddeford, Maine Athletic administrators across the country face the dilemma of attempting to run effective athletic programs with less funding as school districts battle budget restraints in a struggling economy. […]
Meagan Frank explains three options if you are in a toxic situation with a parent: wither, withstand, or become a change agent. Meagan recommends being an agent of change and discusses some of the methods […]