National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association
Indianapolis, IN (November 21, 2016) – Paul R. Powers, CAA, Aurora City Schools, Aurora, Ohio received the 2016 NIAAA State Award of Merit during the Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (OIAAA) state conference on November 14. This annual award is provided by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), for recognition of meritorious dedication to High School and Middle School Athletics.
Paul is a Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA), and received his degree from Ohio Northern University. He is in his 24th year as an athletic administrator, with the most recent 9 of those at Aurora City Schools. Powers has served as a delegate representing Ohio for the NIAAA Delegate Assembly and is a past president and secretary of the OIAAA. Currently, and since 2009, he has served the Executive Committee of OIAAA.
About the NIAAA: Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, the NIAAA is the professional organization for interscholastic athletic administrators. The NIAAA consists of athletic director associations in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and the membership includes approximately 10,000 athletic administrators from the U.S., as well as internationally. NIAAA membership provides opportunity for professional development, education, certification, benefits of services, products, recognition, exchange of ideas and promotion of the profession.
NIAAA champions the profession of athletic administration through education opportunities, advocating ethics, developing leaders and fostering community.