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2024 KIAAA Award Winners Announce

District Athletic Director of the Year Award Winners

District 1 Justin Seuser CAA, Buhler
District 2 Mike Gillman CAA, Lawrence
District 3 Annette Gonzales CAA, Shawnee Mission North
District 4 David Swank, Pratt
Middle School Derek Berns, Abilene

Kansas Athletic Director of the Year

David Swank, Pratt

NIAAA State Award of Merit

Shawn Steiner CAA, Dodge City

Art Newcomer Promising Athletic Director

Mark Mahoney, Shawnee Mission South
Logan Hernandez RAA, Minneola

Carp Winner

Fran Martin, KSHSAA Retired
Michelle Kuhns, Hellas

Sportswriter of the Year

Rick Peterson, TopSports.net

Sportscaster of the Year

Adam Kadavy, Western Kansas Broadcast


KIAAA Jack Dresslar Scholarship Winners

District 1 Bryce Beisner,* Beloit HS
District 2 Emma Slade, Mission Valley HS
District 3 Anjali Singh,* Olathe North HS
District 4 Abigail Koontz, Newton HS

(* represents those nominated as the section 5 scholarship candidates)



It Is Time To Register For The Annual Conference

Have you registered to the 2024 Annual Meeting and Conference of the KIAAA on March 22-25?  Now is the time.  If you are a member, log into your portal on the FinalForms Amp registration site by clicking HERE.  Once you have logged into your portal, there are two available events that you can choose from, the 2024 Conference and the 2024 Golf Touranment.  Enter one, or both, events and fill out the forms associated with each event.  Make sure to sign the forms upon completion.  Within the conference registration form there are options to enroll in the LTI course, register for meals and social events, and upload your picture as part of the conference favor.  If you are not currently a member, you will need to establish your membership account and then register for the conference as describe above.  The visit the membership page, click HERE. 

We are excited to be returning to newly renovated Manhattan Convention Center and Hilton Garden Inn.  Hotel information, as well as the conference agenda, can be seen by clicking the "Programs" tab on the homepage, selecting "Conferences", then selecting "KIAAA Conference".  Hotel information is provide as a side tab.



Are You A New AD?  Then You NEED LTI 502!

Click on the LTI 502 picture below to get information regarding this Leadership Training Course for ADs

Why Is LTI 504 Important For Every AD?


Interested In Sponsoring/Partnering With the KIAAA

The KIAAA has a variety of sponsorship opportunities for businesses and organizations.  Depending on the partnership level, sponsors have an opportunity to be recognized at specific events at the annual conference, have a high level of exposure throughout the conference through banners and printed/electronic publications, and have exposure on the KIAAA website and email communication, etc.  The KIAAA is interested in developing a partnership with the sponsor's needs in mind.  As a sponsor, WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?  Reference the sponsorship packet as a guide by clicking HERE. If you have some other things that you would like to do, reach out, and we see how we can work with you.  







Women of the KIAAA

The KIAAA is honored to celebrate the 50th year of Title IX by featuring articles about some of the leading female ADs in the state.  Click HERE to read about this month's feature AD, Lacey Keller from Palco High School.