The mission of the Maryland State Athletic Directors Association is to develop, enhance and promote the educational values of interscholastic athletics. The MSADA serves its members by providing resources to develop and enhance leadership skills and to offer opportunities for professional growth. Working under the direction of the National Interscholastic Athletic Adminsitrators Association, the MSADA seeks to enhance the professional growth and development of current and aspiring athletic directors in the state of Maryland.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The Maryland State Athletic Directors Association was founded in 1976 to provide a professional organization in Maryland for interscholastic athletic administrators. Interscholastic athletic programs continue to expand to the extent that an exchange forum is needed to professionally assist athetic directors.
The principle activities currently conducted by the MSADA are the publishing of our newsletter three times a year and hosting our annual three -day spring conference in Ocean City, Maryland.
The services performed by our organization include:
1. Professional development for athletic adminstrators
2. Positional statement on current athletic issues
3. Forum for exchnage of professional literature and ideas
4. Athletic schedule clearing house
5. Public relations source for promotion of athletics
6. Promote ethical standards in interscholastic sports
7. Promote sportsmanship in athletics
The main source of income for MSADA is membership dues, professional and corporate sponsorships and conference exhibitors' fees. Our chief expenses are the printing of the three newsletters, the conference and accompanying expenditures for facilities, meals and services and the expenses for sending representatives to Section 2 and national professional conferences
The MSADA is dedicated to the improvement of interscholastic athletic programs in Maryland. We are a non - profit organization.