Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

“Leading in the Middle”:   A Workshop Series for Middle School Athletic Directors


A Special Professional Development Event Done in Conjunction with the 2020 MIAAA Spring Conference.

Date:  Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Place: Samoset Resort – Rockport, Maine

Cost:  $135(cost includes LT Course, Dinner and the Vendor Social)

                                                *******Schedule of Events*******

8:15 AM – 12:15 PM            NIAAA Leadership Training Course 706

                                             Coaching Coaches to be Leadership Educators

                                             Instructor:  Rich Buzzell, CMAA – Marshwood HS

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM            Round Table – Burning Issues at the Middle Level   Monhegan Room

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM             Middle School Panel Discussion                        Spruce Head Room

                                             Topics:   Recruitment of Middle School Coaches, Event 

                                            Management for Middle School Athletics,  Incorporating a Middle School Athletic Philosophy into Your Program

                                            Administration of Concussion Programs for Middle School

                                             Presider:     Dan MacLeod- Wells Junior HSPanelists:    

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM             Diversity and Culture (For both MS and HS) Rockland Room

                                             Presider: Mr. Jason Fuller, Lewiston HS

                                             Presenters:  Lysa McLemore and Hilary Barber

4:15 PM – 5:30 PM               Dinner 

5:50 PM – 7:15 PM                Keynote Presentation:                                    Bay Point Room            

                                                “The Power of Optimism”

                                                Presenter:    Mr. Neil Wood

7:15 PM – 9:15 PM                 Vendor Social

****For those who might stay Wednesday night (8th) Thursday morning (9th) will have two workshops of interest to you – 9:45AM- 10:45AM Sports Medicine Updates and 11:00 AM – Noon Vaping – What you need to know.


Attendees also have an opportunity to visit the Exhibit Hall and participate in door prize drawings.

Interested participants should write check to:   MIAAAand mail to:  Gerald Durgin, MIAAA Executive Director, 17 Adeline Drive,  Gorham, ME.   04038

  For more information, contact Gerald Durgin at  .

Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association
17 Adeline Dr. 
Gorham, ME 04038
PH: 207-620-6069   |
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The Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association
is a professional organization that serves Maine's High and
Middle schools' athletic directors.