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NYSAIS Athletic Association

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of New York State interscholastic athletic programs is to foster the quest for excellence by creating an educational and competitive experience within an atmosphere of sportsmanship. Successful programs develop individual and team potential by promoting high standards of competence, character, civility, and citizenship.

Educational Goals of a Quality Interscholastic Athletic Program

Competence:

A student athlete in a quality program is competent in terms of:

  • Skill Development
  • Knowledge of the game/Strategies
  • Fitness/Conditioning/Healthy behavior

Character:

A student athlete in a quality program demonstrates:

  • Responsibility
  • Accountability
  • Dedication
  • Trustworthiness/Fair play
  • Self Control

Civility:

A student athlete in a quality program demonstrates civility towards others showing:

  • Respect
  • Fairness
  • Caring

Citizenship:

A student athlete in a quality program demonstrates citizenship through actions showing evidence of:

  • Loyalty/Commitment
  • Teamwork
  • Role Modeling

For more information regarding competence, character, civility, and citizenship in athletic programs, please contact:

John Pizzi, Jr., Executive Secretary NYSAIS, Athletic Association 718.519.2752