FIAAA Awards

Below you can find a list of all available FIAAA awards.

Chris Hixon Sportsmanship Award

In conjunction with the goals and the mission of the NIAAA, FIAAA, FHSAA, and FACA, this award is designed to honor athletic administrators who have distinguished themselves as leaders that promote and exemplify the "Spirit of Sportsmanship".

Each Florida high school and middle/junior high school may nominate one athletic administrator. One athletic administrator will be selected from each FHSAA section. There will be a total of four (4) athletic administrators selected as Chris Hixon Sportsmanship winners. Each winner will be presented with a commemorative plaque. The announcement of winners will take place during the Annual FIAAA State Conference.

Current Year: 2023  (7/1/22 - 1/10/23)

Dorothy Brunson Special Service Award

This award allows the FIAAA to recognize non-FIAAA members for supportive and contributory service to the organization or to interscholastic athletics over a period of years. There are no restrictions on the number of nominations made from each district. The Awards Committee will select the recipient(s) for the award from the list of nominees presented from the districts.

Current Year: 2023  (7/1/22 - 1/10/23)

Dr. Clarence Noe Outstanding Athletic Administrator

This award is presented to an athletic administrator recognized in the community as a leader who maintains athletics as an integral part of the total education program. He/She shall administer an exemplary athletic program making full use of school and community resources and involving as many students as possible. All members of the FIAAA are eligible for this award. There is only one nomination per district per year. If there is more than one nomination from a district, the district director will determine the nominee from that district. The Awards Committee will narrow the number of selections to not more than three and present that slate to the Executive Board for final determination. All nominations will be kept on file for a two year period.

Current Year: 2023  (7/1/22 - 1/10/23)

FIAAA Honorary Lifetime Membership

This award is presented to non-FIAAA members who have made considerable contributions to this organization over a period of years. There are no restrictions on the number of nominations made from each district. The final selection(s) will be made by the FIAAA Nominating Committee.

Current Year: 2023  (7/1/22 - 1/10/23)

FIAAA Lifetime Membership

This award is presented to FIAAA members who have made considerable contributions to this organization over a period of years. There are no restrictions on the number of nominations made from each district. The final selection(s) will be made by the FIAAA Nominating Committee.

Current Year: 2023  (7/1/22 - 1/10/23)

FIAAA Sectional Athletic Administrator of the Year

This award is presented to athletic administrators with three (3) or more years' experience as an athletic administrator and who has demonstrated involvement in their school, community and professional organizations beyond their prescribed daily duties. This award will be presented to one individual in each of the four (4) FHSAA sections.

Current Year: 2023  (7/1/22 - 1/10/23)

Wayne Taylor Distinguished Service Award

This award is presented to honor any member of the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association for meritorious service to the organization or to interscholastic athletics. There are no restrictions on the number of nominations made from each district. The Awards Committee will select the recipient(s) for the award from the list of nominees presented from the districts.

Current Year: 2023  (7/1/22 - 1/10/23)