Leadership Training Institute (NIAAA)

These invaluable trainings are targeted at school personnel who have administrative oversight of interscholastic athletics – including athletic directors, assistant principals, and principals. This is a great opportunity to take the foundation courses that are required for RAA, CAA and CMAA certification.

April 3-4, 2019 Classes

The State CIF, in partnership with the NIAAA, will be hosting Professional Development courses at the CSADA Conference in San Diego.  Courses will be offered throughout the day on Wednesday, April 3 and the morning of Thursday, April 4.

Each NIAAA class costs $105 (increases to $125 after the March 15 registration deadline)

*In addition to the NIAAA courses, the CIF will be offering a CIF Seminar Class. The three-hour course will be held on Thursday morning. The cost will be $25.00.

Classes Offered

LTC 503 Athletic Administration: Enhancing Organization Management

LTC 504 Athletic Administration: Legal Issues I (Liability for Sports Injuries & Risk Management)

LTC 508 Athletic Administration: Legal Issues III (Hazing, Constitutional Law, Disabilities Law, & Employment & Labor Law)

LTC 619 Athletic Administration: The Power of Curb Appeal

LTC 726 Athletic Administration: Student Leadership Development

CIF Seminar – Variety of topics related to current and changing CIF Bylaws, working with the CIF State Office, CIF State Playoffs, etc.

For additional information and descriptions for each course, please visit the NIAAA website at: 


NIAAA Certification Program

For information on becoming certified as a Registered Athletic Administrator (RAA), Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA) or Certified Master Athletic Administrator (CMAA), please check the NIAAA web page at http://www.niaaa.org/niaaa-programs/niaaa-certification-program/niaaa-certification-process/


Additional questions please contact: Cici Robinson, crobinson@cifstate.org or (916) 239-4477