Message from the 2021-22 IADA Conference Co-Chairs

On behalf of the IADA, we look forwrad to seeing you in Peoria next May.  The conference committee is always looking for volunteers and new ideas, so please contact us.  We are excited to create a professional atmosphere for you to connect with colleagues and to learn from each other. We will continue to offer mini-sessions and be inspired by some outstanding keynote speakers. It takes many people to get the conference off the ground, they are recognized below.  

Conference Co-Chairs
Nicole Ebsen, Oak Park River Forest HS

David Martinez, Rochelle Zell Jewish HS

Program Chair
Jarett Kirshner, Maine West

Registration Chair
Matt Purdy, Glenbrook North


About IADA
The mission of the Illinois Athletic Directors Association is to take a leadership role in athletic issues to enhance the educational process for student athletes.

To improve athletic understanding and relationship throughout the high schools of our state and nation.
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.

Darren Howard, IADA President