Mark White is new President of MIAAA
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) - Presque Isle Athletic Administrator Mark White is in his first month of serving as President of the Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.
White:”It is an honor to serve as the President of the MIAAA during the 50th year. A lot of great plans we had to celebrate the 50th year, but I am not sure if we can pull those off. Eventually we will sit down and mark our Golden Anniversary serving the students and coaches of Maine.”
White puts his focus on the Student Athletes. He serves on several MPA Committees and also now in his capacity as President of the MIAAA.
White has been very involved in the MIAAA since becoming Presque Isle’s Athletic Director back in 2011. He says the Association is a resource to Athletic Administrators around the state.
White:” That work to provide professional development and support to Athletic Administrators all across the State. We have a great relationship with the Maine Principals Association and we have a good relationship with the different official boards throughout the State. We all work together for that common goal of making the best atmosphere for the Student Athletes and the Coaches.”
The MIAAA and the Maine Principals Association work closely together with Athletic Directors serving on MPA Committees.
White:”Organizing State Championships and Regional Championships. The rules of the game the rules of the sports season spring fall or winter.”
White says that this position will not take away from his duties in Presque Isle.
White:” We meet every other month and with computers and now getting used to the on line meetings everything is done pretty much locally and we connect with each other over Zoom and Skype. Those types of things.”
White is one of just a handful of Athletic Administrators from the County who were president of the Association.
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