To provide athletic directors with an opportunity for professional growth and professional development outside their regular school year. IADA members will be able to network and socialize with colleagues in a non-structured setting.

The 2023 Summer Retreat and new AD workshop will take place July 19th and 20th, 2023.  The morning of July 19th will take place at the IHSA office in Bloomington.

Hotel Information:
Hampton Inn & Suites Bloomington-Normal.  Mention you are staying for IADA Conference to receive $139 group rate on July 18th and 19th or use this booking link: 

Registration Link:  https://iada.finalforms-amp.com/events/14

UPDATED: Itinerary and Agenda from the 2023 IADA Summer Retreat can be found here 


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