DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 Athletic Director Peter Goff has been recognized by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) as a Certified Athletic Administrator.
To earn this distinction, Goff 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. Goff is one of an elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism.
“Earning the Certified Athletic Administrator designation helps me stay on the cutting edge of changes and developments in our industry,” said Goff. “I’m excited to use what I’ve learned to bring new insights and ideas to DeKalb that will widen opportunities for our student-athletes and improve programs within our district.”
According to the NIAA website members.niaa.org, the NIAAA Certification Program is a voluntary professional service to athletic administrators and is based on the premises of continuing education, professional growth and program development in the vocation of interscholastic athletic administration. It recognizes and incorporates the professional development opportunities provided by the Leadership Training Institute. The attainment of professional certification demonstrates the completion of a comprehensive plan for self-improvement that will enhance the ability of the athletic administrator to better serve the school, community and profession.