The following documents have been created by Athletic Directors. Click on the link to download an editable version of the document. Thanks to all the AD's who have contributed to this resource toolbox.  Would you like to contribute to the "toolbox"?  Email Marty Manning at and attach your editable file.

Stay off Playing Surface - Jay Hammes, Safe Sport Zone
Spectator Code of Conduct - Jay Hammes, Safe Sport Zone
Ideas for Working With Officials - Jake von Scherrer, Victory Educational Athletics
Addressing Implicit Bias in Athletics - Doug Noyes, Elmwood Park High School
Data Driven Decision Making in HS Athletics - Kevin McKeown and Vinay Mullick
Coach Expectations and Candid Conversations - Darren Howard, Oswego High School
Student Leadership Groups - Nate Flannery, Deerfield High School and Tina Woolard, Grayslake North High School
Buidling a Dynamic Program Through Culture and Leadership - Scott Battas, Mascoutah
Communication: Staff, Booster Clubs, and Parents - Steve Diversey, Burlington Central and Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown
Reimagining the Coaches Meeting - John Woods, Libertyville High School
Coaching in Front of the X's and O's - Craig Groeschel
Culture Matters - Peter Goff, DeKalb High School
Advising College Bound Student-Athletes - Anthony Gliffe

13 Week Coaches Checklist - Darren Howard, Oswego High School
Athletic Budget - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School
Athletic Equipment Requests - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School
Athletic Program Expectations - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School
Assistant Coach Interview Questions - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School
Candor and How it Leads to Winning - Darren Howard, Oswego High School
Coaches Resource Guide - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School
Coaches Seasonal Responsibilities - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School
Survey Questions - Darren Howard, Oswego High School
Creativity Inc Starting Points - Darren Howard, Oswego High School
Hazing Information - Darren Howard, Oswego High School
Head Coach Interview Questions - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School
IHSA Athlete Suspension Letter (sample) - Steve Rockrohr, Glenbrook South High School
Interview Summary Sheet - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School
General Athletic Standards - Darren Howard, Oswego High School
New Coach Guide - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School
Pre-season Coaches Meeting Agenda - Chris Livatino, Evanston Township High School
Pre-season Coaches Meeting Questions - Steve Lacni, Hoffman Estates High School
Post-season Survey - Brian McDonald, Vernon Hills High School
Program vs. Level Ideas - Darren Howard, Oswego High School
Tournament and Entry Fees - Steve Gertz, Dundee-Crown High School


About IADA
The mission of the Illinois Athletic Administrators Association is to take an active role in preserving, enhancing, and promoting eductional based athletics within the State of Illinois.  The IADA provides a commitment to professional development of its members in areas of education, leadership, and service.  Working in conjunction with the Illinois High School Association, National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, and National Federation of High Schools, the IADA wishes to create quality interscholastic athletic participation opportunities for all Illinois students.
Message From IADA
The IADA Board would like to thank you for all that you do for the student athletes of your schools.  We all know the time and effort we put into our positions.  We come from small schools, large schools, middle and high schools; but no matter what, we all share in a common goal, and that is to provide the best educationally based athletic program for our students.

Steve Gertz, IADA President