INDIANAPOLIS, IN (November 19, 2013) -- The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is pleased to announce that Gordie McClay, Athletic Director at Archbishop Williams High School, has been recognized by this association as a Certified Athletic Administrator.
To earn this distinction, McClay has demonstrated the highest level of knowledge and expertise in the field of interscholastic athletic administration. The voluntary certification process included a thorough evaluation of the candidate's educational background, experience and professional contributions, as well as a rigorous, comprehensive written examination.
“I congratulate, commend and applaud Gordie for obtaining this impressive certification. He is a dedicated professional committed to being the best athletic administrator he can for our coaches and student athletes,” said Dennis M. Duggan Jr. Esq. ’70, Archbishop Williams President.
McClay is one of an elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism.
“He is a great role model. It is my pleasure to work with him as a key member of our AWHS leadership team,” added Duggan.
The NIAAA is a national professional organization consisting of all 50 state athletic administrator associations and more than 7,600 individual members. It is dedicated to promoting the professional growth of high school athletic administrators and preserving the educational nature of interscholastic athletics and the place of these programs in the secondary school curriculum.