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MAAA members visit vendor booths on the opening day of the 2017 MAAA Conference. Photo by Keith Warren

2017 MAAA Conference Agenda

2017 MAAA Conference Final Schedule – Email

2017 MAAA Conference

IP Casino & Resort, Biloxi, MS

January 10 – 13

Tuesday, 1/10

7:30 a.m.   –     8:00 a.m.      Registration for NIAAA LTC Courses

8:00 a.m.   –   12:00 p.m.      LTC 501

12:00 p.m.   –    1:00 p.m.      Lunch (provided by MAAA)

1:00 p.m.                       –        5:00 p.m.       LTC 502

Wednesday, 1/11

8:00 a.m.   –   10:00 a.m.      Registration for Booth Vendors

8:00 a.m.   –     4:00 p.m.      Conference Registration

11:00 a.m.   –     5:00 p.m.      Booth Vendor Setup

11:00 a.m.   –     2:30 p.m.      Booth Vendor Visitation

2:30 p.m.   –     4:00 p.m.      First General Session

Welcome and Introductions, Woody Barnett, MAAA Director

MAAA Officers

MHSAA Staff

Vendor Recognition

Instructions for Vendor “Bingo”, Joyce Franklin, MHSAA

Semi Credits and CEU Credit Information, Diane Bruser, MHSAA

Speaker Introduction, Derrick Hooker, MAAA President

“AD Relationships & Challenging Personalities”, Jamy Bechler,

Certified John Maxwell Leadership Coach

Speaker Introduction, Mike Wilkinson, Director of Outreach Services, Mississippi

Sports Medicine

“Employing your own athletic trainer has the winning edge. A look

into the MDE /CTE approved sports medicine curriculum”,

Kira Berch, Athletic Trainer Mississippi Sports Medicine/Florence HS

Thursday, 1/12

7:00 a.m.   –   12:00 p.m.      Conference Registration

7:00 a.m.   –     7:50 a.m.      Breakfast

8:00 a.m.   –     9:40 a.m.      Second General Session

Welcome Derrick Hooker

Presentation of Colors – Biloxi High School

National Anthem – Biloxi High School Show Choir

Devotion, Josh Gilreath, FCA

Speaker Introduction, Derrick Hooker

“Current Social Issues Facing Athletics”, Jamy Bechler, Certified John

Maxwell Leadership Coach

Speaker Introduction, Derrick Hooker

“Heads Up Program” Kevin Brown, USA Football

9:40 a.m.   –     9:50 a.m.      Door Prize Drawings                                                                 D Hooker/S Sanderson

9:50 a.m.   –   10:25 a.m.      Break and Vendor Booth Visitation

Refreshments in Vendor Booth Hall

10:35 a.m. –   11:20 a.m.          Roundtable Discussions by Classifications

1A-2A                    Moderators: Derrick Hooker, MAAA President

Karen Green, AD, Marshall County School District

3A-4A                 Moderators: Shane Sanderson, AD, New Albany

Adam Dillinger, AD, Choctaw County

5A-6A                    Moderators: Anthony Jenkins, AD,

Greg Freeman, AD, Pascagoula School District

Superintendents & Principals               Moderator: Paul Tisdale, Former Biloxi Superintendent

11:30 a.m.                              Reconvene

11:30 a.m.   –   11:50 a.m.      Roundtable Recap

11:50 a.m.   –   12:00 p.m.      Afternoon Breakout Rotation Sessions Instructions                  Derrick Hooker

Door Prize Drawings   D Hooker/S Sanderson

12:10 p.m.   –     1:20 p.m.      BSN/MAAA Awards and Recognitions Luncheon

1:30 p.m.                             Reconvene for Breakout Sessions

1:30 p.m.   –     2:00 p.m.      Breakout Session 1 – C2C, Keith Warren, MHSAA

2:05 p.m.   –     2:35 p.m.      Breakout Session 2 – “Booster Clubs – Separate vs. Together”,

Mark Hubbard, AD, Ocean Springs High School

2:40 p.m.   –     3:10 p.m.      Breakout Session 3 – “Mentoring Young Coaches – Setting Expectations”

Tom Gladney, Athletic Director, Biloxi Public Schools

3:10 p.m.   –     3:50 p.m.      Ice Cream Social in Vendor Booth Hall

4:00 p.m.   –     4:45 p.m.      Speaker Introduction, Greg Freeman, AD, Pascagoula School District

Wayne Rodolfich, Superintendent, Pascagoula-Gautier School District

4:45 p.m.   –     4:55 p.m.      Door Prize Drawings                                                                 D Hooker/S Sanderson

Friday, 1/13

7:00 a.m.   –     7:50 a.m.      Breakfast

8:00 a.m.   –     8:10 a.m.      Devotion, Dustin Saucier, FCA

8:10 a.m.   –     8:45 a.m.      Speaker Introduction, Shane Sanderson, AD, New Albany School District

Title Nine, Office of Civil Rights

8:45 a.m.   –     9:30 a.m.      Third General Session

Speaker Introduction, Tom Gladney, AD, Biloxi School District

Richard Williams

9:30 a.m.   –     9:40 a.m.      Door Prize Drawings                                                                 D Hooker/S Sanderson

9:40 a.m.   –   10:25 a.m.      Break and Vendor Booth Visitation

10:35 a.m.   –   11:25 a.m.      Speaker Introduction, Clint Johnson, AD, Jackson Public Schools

Legal Issues, Jim Keith, Adams & Reece

11:25 a.m.   –   11:35 a.m.      MAAA Business and Updates                                                  Derrick Hooker

11:35 a.m.   –   11:55 a.m.      Door Prize Drawings                                                                 D Hooker/S Sanderson

Vendor Booth “Bingo” Winner

11:55 a.m.                              Adjournment

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