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STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Jeff Sitz, athletic director at Wisconsin Lutheran High School in Milwaukee, Wis., was recognized and presented with an NFHS Citation at the 48th annual National Athletic Directors Conference on Dec. 11 in Phoenix.

Sitz was one of eight athletic directors selected to receive citations for their contributions to interscholastic athletics at the local, state and national levels at the meeting, which is co-sponsored by the National Federation of State High School Associations and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.

He served as the Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association liaison to the WIAA Board of Control in 2005, and was the president of WADA in 2006. In addition, he was also a member of the WISAA/WIAA ad-hoc committee in the 1990s and the competitive equity committee in 2014-15.

At the national level, Sitz has served on the 15-member NIAAA board since 2015 and will begin his term as the association’s president beginning Jan. 1, 2018. The purpose of the NIAAA is to preserve, enhance, and promote educational based athletics through the professional development of interscholastic athletic administrators. Sitz will be the fourth president of the NIAAA to hale from the state of Wisconsin. John Klement from Monona Grove served as president in 1980 and 1981, Dave Balmer of Arrowhead in 1986, and South Milwaukee’s Jim Teff served in 1991.

The NFHS is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. Since 1920, the NFHS has advocated for the development of education-based interscholastic sports and performing arts activities. The NFHS writes playing rules for 17 sports for boys and girls at the high school level. 

The membership of the WIAA oversees interscholastic athletic programs for 512 senior high schools and 43 junior high/middle level schools in its membership. It sponsors 27 championship tournament series for boys and girls in 2017-18.

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