Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association

PSADA State Awards

 

NIAAA State Award of Merit
Criteria: in recognition of meritorious service, leadership and special contributions to interscholastic athletics at the local and state level.    Must be a NIAAA member and an active athletic administrator.

PSADA Distinguished Service
Criteria: in recognition of special contributions (including leadership & service) at the state, district and local level.   Must be a PSADA member and an active athletic administrator.

PSADA Distinguished Service – (outside the field of athletic administration)
Criteria: in recognition of special contributions to interscholastic athletics at the state, district, and local level.  
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PSADA Regional Athletic Director of the Year
One individual is recognized from each of the five regions which translates into five Regional Athletic Director awards presented each year.  The five regions are: Region I = District 1 and 12,
Region II = District 2, 4 and 11, Region III = District 5, 6, 9 and 10, Region IV = District 7 and 8,
Region V = District 3.  
Criteria: in recognition of service, leadership and involvement with interscholastic athletics at the local and district level.      Must be a PSADA member and an active athletic administrator.    

PSADA Athletic Director of the Year
Selected during the odd-numbered years from a pool of Regional AD’s from the current year and the previous year.   The PSADA President is selected to receive this award during the even-numbered years.   .

Honorary Membership
Criteria: in recognition of special contributions in interscholastic athletics to the extent that their interest and involvement warrants recognition as an honorary member of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association.

Robert Buckanavage Citation
Criteria - In recognition of exceptional time, effort and energy devoted to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association.
    
PSADA Distinguished Coaching Educator (D.I.C.E)
Criteria in recognition of exceptional effort and energy devoted to teaching coaching education.

National Awards

NIAAA Distinguished Service
Criteria: in recognition of length of service, special accomplishments and contributions to athletic administration at the local, state and national levels.  Nominee must be an NIAAA member.  Selection is made by the NIAAA Awards Committee and awards are presented at the national conference in December.

NIAAA Distinguished Service (outside the field of athletic administration)
Criteria: in recognition of length of service, special accomplishments and contributions to athletic administration at the local, state and national levels.  Selection is made by the NIAAA Awards Committee and awards are presented at the national conference in December.

NFHS Citations
Criteria: significant contribution to the NFHS and/or other national organizations which have impacted high school activities and a long standing and distinguished record of involvement with high school activities programs at the local and state levels.

Frank Kovaleski Professional Development Award
Criteria: CMAA designation and contributions to professional development including teaching or administering the Leadership Training Program, presenting workshop sessions or writing articles for professional publications.