Conference 2025

The 58th California State Athletic Directors Conference will beheld April 10, 2025, through April 13, 2025, at the Peppermill in Reno, Nevada.

LTI courses will be held on April 9, 2025.

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Our association is committed to promoting and supporting the growth of high school athletics in our state and beyond. - Rob Rafeh, CSADA President

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What is the

CSADA Conference?

Don’t miss this outstanding conference which includes quality educational in-service programs for interscholastic athletic directors and administrators. This popular conference brings in first-class speakers, has more than 100 exhibitors, and is attended by over 600 of California’s finest Athletic Directors who are anxious to share their knowledge and experience with you.

Again this year our wonderful State CIF is paying $150 of your conference price to the first 600 ADs working on site at their school–making your conference price only $75 for early registration through the end of February, 2024. (Late registration begins March 1 – $100, late, late begins April 1 – $125. All other registrants will pay the regular early price of $225 until the end of Feb.–late fee March 1 is $225–and late, late fee April 1 is $250.)



April 10 - 14, 2025
  • Start Time: April 10th
  • End Time: April 13th


Peppermill Resort Hotel
  • Address: 2707 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89502
  • Hotel: www.peppermillreno.com




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CSADA Conference

Schedule 2024

Day 1: Welcome and Professional Development

April 12th, 2024

Registration and Welcome Breakfast
John Smith
Opening Keynote Address: "Leading with Purpose in Athletics"
John Smith​
Workshop Session 1: "The Future of High School Sports"
Networking Lunch
John Smith​
Workshop Session 2: "Effective Athletic Program Budgeting"
Panel Discussion: "Navigating Challenges in Interscholastic Athletics"
Welcome Reception and Networking Mixer

Day 2: Innovation and Best Practices

April 13th, 2024

John Smith
Keynote Address: "Innovation in High School Athletics"
John Smith
Workshop Session 3: "Promoting Inclusivity in Sports Programs"
John Smith
Workshop Session 4: "Maximizing Technology for Athletic Administration"
Networking Lunch
John Smith
Workshop Session 5: "Athlete Wellness and Mental Health Support"
Interactive Roundtable Discussions: "Sharing Best Practices"
Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Day 3: Leadership and Impact

April 14th, 2024

John Smith
Keynote Address: "Leadership Lessons from Athletics"
John Smith
Workshop Session 6: "Building Effective Coaching Teams"
John Smith
Workshop Session 7: "Community Engagement and Fundraising"
Networking Lunch
John Smith
Closing Session: "Empowering Student-Athletes for Success"
Conference Wrap-Up and Farewell
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Frequently Asked


How do I register for the CSADA conference, and when does registration open?

Answer: Registration for the CSADA conference typically opens on our official website mycsada.org. You can complete the registration process online, which includes selecting your sessions and providing necessary details.

What is the dress code for the conference sessions and social events?

Answer: The dress code for the conference sessions is business casual. For social events and the Athletic Directors’ Appreciation Dinner, business attire or cocktail attire is recommended. Please refer to the conference program for any specific dress code requirements.

Are there special rates for hotel accommodations for conference attendees?

Answer: Yes, we have negotiated special rates with select hotels for conference attendees. These rates and booking information can be found on our conference website mycsada.org. We recommend booking your accommodations early to secure the best rates.

How can I receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for attending the conference?

Answer: We offer opportunities to earn CEUs and PDHs for attending specific conference sessions and workshops. Upon completion of these sessions, you will receive documentation to support your professional development requirements. Please check with our registration desk during the conference for more information and to ensure proper documentation.

California State Athletic Directors Association

Conference 2023 Awards

2023 President Rob Rafeh
Erin Aitken handing gavel to Rob Rafeh 2023 CSADA President
Erin Aitken Handing Gavel to Rob Rafeh 2023 CSADA President
State Athletic Director Of The Year
Rachel Kahoalii- Newark Memorial High School
Rachel Kahoalii- Newark Memorial High School
Norm Mackenzie "Rookie" Athletic Directors
Norm Mackenzie "Rookie" Athletic Directors
Section Athletic Directors Of The Year
CSADA Awards
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