At Wednesday’s WIAA annual meeting, a special presentation was made by Bob Andrews and Michael Saxby, who are survivors of sudden cardiac arrest experienced during interscholastic competitions within the last year. They addressed the importance of having assessible AEDs in schools.
James Maxwell of Dissinger Reed, LLC also addressed the membership with a presentation on the HeadStrong Concussion Insurance program, which will provide concussion insurance to all student-athletes in member junior and senior high schools beginning Aug. 1, 2017.
A total of 475 representatives from 407 schools attended the 2017 Annual Meeting. The WIAA oversees interscholastic athletic programs for 511 senior high schools and 38 junior high/middle level schools in its membership. It sponsors 27 championship tournament series. For more information, please contact the WIAA office at (715) 344-8580.