The New York State Athletic Administrators' Association was formed in 1981 under its parent affiliate organization, the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators' Association. It is dedicated to promoting the professional growth and image of interscholastic athletic administrators throughout New York State. It is also dedicated to preserving the educational nature of interscholastic athletics and the place these programs have in the curricula of every school in New York State.
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The NYSAAA works in partnership with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators' Association, the National Federation of State High School Associations and the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. It is also an active member in Section 1 of the NIAAA (Northeast States), and the National Executive Directors' Council.
The NYSAAA is committed to recognizing the expanding role of the athletic administrator in secondary education and the increasing importance of professional growth and development in fulfilling that role. Member benefits include:
- Professional Development
- Orientation for New Athletic Administrators
- Mentoring Programs
- Leadership Training Institute
- Certification Programs
- Awards Programs
- Legislative Action
- Quarterly Newsletter
- Website - Active & Up to Date
Annual State Conference
The NYSAAA conducts an annual conference in March for its membership. This usually has been a three day conference, convening on Wednesday and concluding on Friday afternoon. In past years, the conference has attracted nearly 350 athletic administrators from across the state and has been proud to host over 125 exhibitors representing all facets of the athletic and sporting goods community.