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2022-23 New AD Workshop

Designed for New Athletic/Activity Administrators

August 10 & 11, 2022 & March 28, 2023

Best Western Plus Kelly Inn, St. Cloud


Ask for MNIAAA room block for sleeping rooms

Co-Sponsored by Minnesota State High School League & Minnesota Interscholastic Activities Administrators Association


This workshop is designed to help new Athletic/Activity Administrators.  The program is set up to give information on the MnIAAA and NIAAA and their benefits as well as the Minnesota State High School League and its functions and how it helps the member schools.  Sessions are designed to help with the “Nuts and Bolts” of everyday operations, and a session on the “Role of the Region in Student Activities”.


General Program & Theme “The MNIAAA - What’s In It For You?”

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - (Kelly Inn) 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - (Kelly Inn) 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - Kelly Inn, St. Cloud: LTC 502 - 9:00 AM



First General Session:

9:00 AM - Registration and Welcome: Jeff Boran, President of the MnIAAA

9:30 AM: LTC 501 - Athletic Administration: Philosophy, Leadership, Organizations, and Professional Programs

1:30 PM – Lunch


Second General Session:

2:00-2:15 PM - “OK… Now what?” presented by Jeff Boran - Waterville-Elysian-Morristown HS, MnIAAA President.  (Have each AD write out a question or two that they would like us to address at evening session)

2:15-4:15 PM - Using rSchooltoday. (Ray Dretske - rSchool Today)

4:15-5:15 PM - “How the New AD Workshop Helped Me and What to Expect” (Guest Speakers)

5:45-7:30 PM – Working Dinner - (Reflection - Guillaume Paek, Burnsville HS, MNIAAA President-Elect)


Value of the MnIAAA and NIAAA: Dan Johnson, MNIAAA Executive Director & Ken Hubert MNIAAA Associate Director

“Focusing on We in 2023” 2023 MNIAAA Conference Guillaume Paek, Burnsville HS, MNIAAA President-Elect

“You are the MnIAAA”- , Kenny Maxey, Minneapolis Patrick Henry HS, Emmett Keenan, St. Cloud Cathedral HS, Jill Johnson, Waconia HS - MNIAAA Bd. Members

“What Works for Me” – Matt Mattson,Champlin Park HS - MNIAAA Past President

“MnIAAA Resources” - Jeff Boran, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown HS - MNIAAA President

7:30 PM - Idea Exchange, Husky Room


Third General Session:

8:00-8:30 AM - Breakfast Congress/Senate rooms all sessions Thursday

8:30-11:30 AM - Welcome – Erich Martens, MSHSL Executive Director (MSHSL Executive Staff Members)

  • Introduction to the MSHSL

  • Handbook/ Eligibility

  • Website/ Technology

  • Leading and Administering Education Based Athletics and Activities


New AD Workshop includes 2022-23 MnIAAA and NIAAA dues, LTC 501 and 502 classes, and three meals.


Total Cost is $330 by check, $350 by credit card. If you are already a MNIAAA/NIAAA member, cost will be $200 by check, $220 by credit card. MnIAAA tax number 41-1557667

If you will only be taking one of the LTC classes, pricing and times are as follows:

LTC 501 only • 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM • $125

LTC 502 only • 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (March 28, 2023) • $125

Course Descriptions

LTC 501 – Athletic Administration: Philosophy, Leadership, Organizations, and Professional Programs

This flagship course of Leadership training serves as an overview for the Certified Athletic Administrator examination.  Topics discussed include: NFHS, NIAAA, legal issues, communication, budgets, Technology and Leadership Styles.  The course also previews the NIAAA Certification Program and the Leadership Training Program.  It is a prerequisite for all levels of certification.  A student activity manual is included.


LTC 502 – Athletic Administration: Principles, Strategies and Methods

This course will take a basic approach to the fundamentals and methods of athletic administration and will alert and educate athletic administrators regarding potential problems and possible solutions in areas such as budgets, transportation, scheduling and parent/student/coach conflicts.  The course will also touch upon sample athletic/activity program philosophies, department organizational charts, activity procedures/checklists, public relations, coaching applications/assessments and emergency plans.  Course materials, as well as the manual “Athletic Administration: A Comprehensive Guide” are included.


Make checks payable to: MNIAAA, 721 Ravine Street, Faribault, MN  55021


If you need an invoice for your business office, email Ken Hubert at


Questions, contact Dan Johnson at  or 612-760-7577

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