Student-Athlete Leadership

Student-Athlete Leadership


Student-Athlete Leadership

Student-Athlete Leadership Team

The WIAA Student-Athlete Leadership Team is a collection of diverse student-athlete leaders from member schools across the state. This group of student-athletes will serve as ambassadors for their peers and the WIAA while learning more about the sports industry through various committee activities. Within the activities the group will provide a student voice with the WIAA and will be the point people for creating and executing an annual student-athlete leadership conference for member schools.

Who can apply?  Incoming Juniors and Seniors in the 2024-2025 school year

Purposes of the WIAA Student-Athlete Leadership Team:

  • Provide student input to WIAA staff, member schools and the Board of Control

  • Communicate needs and challenges facing today’s student athletes

  • Develop leadership skills in Team members

  • Inspire thoughtful, student-led action that supports the purpose and desired outcomes of the Student-Athlete Leadership Team


  • Involved in one or more WIAA sponsored sport

  • Engaging leader that is a team player willing to be a student-athlete spokesperson for their representative area 

  • Interested in learning more about the processes of the WIAA and the overall sports industry

  • Innovative and energetic individual who works well in a group setting

  • Endorsement by applicants athletic director or district administration

Team Member Expectations:

  • Required attendance at four (4) meetings per year (mixture of in-person and virtual)

  • Assist at a minimum of one WIAA State Championship during each season (fall, winter, and spring)

  • Required attendance at a Fall Area Meeting in your district

  • Assist with promotional and educational materials, and leadership training opportunities as desired and/or directed

  • Attend virtual meetings as needed/requested by WIAA staff, or Leadership Team Officers and/or committees