Welcome to your IADA Journal! The journal is published 4 times per year and is a resource to keep you up to date with upcoming IADA events and IHSA updates. Additionally there are some informative articles and tools from your fellow AD's that we believe you will find useful in your everyday experiences.  IADA Journals can be found here: https://www.iadaonline.com/

If you wish to contribute to the journal with an article, idea or tool that you use at your school that you believe would be of benefit to other AD's, please reach out to our journal editor, Darren Howard at Oswego High School, via e-mail at

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