S. Res. 486

Recognizing Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Day on December 14, 2021.

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117 SRES 486 ATS: Recognizing Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Day on December 14, 2021.

U.S. Senate

2022-01-10

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III

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. RES. 486

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 10, 2022

Mr. Braun

(for himself,

Mr. Murphy

,

Mr. Young

,

Mr. Rubio

, and

Mrs. Capito

) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to

RESOLUTION

Recognizing Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Day on December 14, 2021.

Whereas, each December, the Senate recognizes the positive contributions of interscholastic athletic administrators;

Whereas the position of school athletic administrator is recognized as a profession, which, like other academic professions, benefits greatly from continued education and certification;

Whereas school athletic programs develop young people physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally by the life lessons learned through participation and competition;

Whereas interscholastic athletic participation is an integral part of a student’s educational experience and enhances the learning and maturation process;

Whereas athletic administrators are committed to developing and maintaining comprehensive education-based athletic programs which seek the highest development of all student athletes;

Whereas athletic administrators fulfill professional responsibilities with integrity, commitment to equality, industriousness to long hours, and fairness;

Whereas athletic administrators preserve, enhance, and promote the educational values of athletics in our schools through professional growth in the areas of education, leadership, and service;

Whereas athletic administrators embody high standards of ethics, sportsmanship, and personal conduct and encourage coaching staffs, student athletes, and community members to commit to these high standards as well; and

Whereas the athletic programs run by these administrators have impacts that extend well beyond the playing field, athletic venues, and even the school: Now, therefore, be it

That the Senate—

(1)

supports the annual recognition of Interscholastic Athletic Administrators’ Day on December 14, 2021;

(2)

commends athletic administrators for their commitment and leadership provided to student athletes at the secondary school level; and

(3)

commends the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association as the leading organization that prepares those who lead secondary school athletics throughout the country, providing continuous learning, compassion, and preparation within the profession.