West Caldwell Athletic Director earns national distinction

LENOIR, NC (January 30, 2019) — The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) recently announced that Stephen McMasters, Athletic Director at West Caldwell High School and serving there since 2001, has earned the distinction of a Certified Athletic Administrator.

To reach this stature, McMasters 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.

The organization announced, “Stephen is one of an elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism.”

The NIAAA is a national professional organization consisting of all 50 state athletic administrator associations and more than 10,000 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.

Contributed by Mike Blackburn of the NIAAA