Entries for 'Women In Sports Leadership'

24th WISL Conference Draws 700 Leaders

24th WISL Conference Draws 700 Leaders
Friday, February 7, 2020
More than 700 high school students, coaches and administrators from across Michigan converged in Lansing this past Sunday and Monday for the 24th Women in Sports Leadership Conference.  This "MHSAA Minute" details some of the highlights.
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WISL Honoree Leads by Making Connections

WISL Honoree Leads by Making Connections
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Nikki Norris received her life’s education from professional educators. Her father Howes Smith served as an assistant principal and then principal at Ithaca High School, and her mother Maple was a teacher. Howes’ mom also taught. Their influence and example...
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24th WISL Conference Set for Feb 2-3

24th WISL Conference Set for Feb 2-3
Monday, January 6, 2020
The first, largest and longest-running program of its type in the country, the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Women In Sports Leadership Conference will take place Feb. 2-3 at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West.
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Adrian Madison's Isom Leads at All Levels

Adrian Madison's Isom Leads at All Levels
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Over more than three decades, Adrian Madison athletic director Kris Isom has taken on responsibilities not only in her league and regionally, but statewide as a member of the MHSAA Representative Council – in addition to her athletic department responsibilities at...
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Seng Leads, Coaches Others to do Same

Seng Leads, Coaches Others to do Same
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Meg Seng misses coaching – in her words, “those relationships really are what it’s all about … stronger than just about anything other than family.” But the coach in Seng continues to show the way in her work every day.
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23rd WISL Conference Set for Feb. 4-5

23rd WISL Conference Set for Feb. 4-5
Thursday, January 11, 2018
The first, largest and longest-running program of its type in the country, the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Women In Sports Leadership Conference will take place Feb. 4-5 at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West.
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Huron's Davis Goes 'Beyond' as Leader

Huron's Davis Goes 'Beyond' as Leader
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
On first glance, the word “beyond” seems an imaginative way to describe a favorite colleague.  But providing context, Ann Arbor Pioneer assistant principal Jason Skiba may have found the ideal word to describe Ann Arbor Huron assistant principal and at...
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Northern MI Officials Honor 'Pioneer'

Northern MI Officials Honor 'Pioneer'
Friday, December 30, 2016
Barb Beckett was in a familiar spot – center circle at the Traverse City St. Francis gymnasium – for a boys varsity basketball game.  The longtime Michigan High School Athletic Association referee was not tossing up another ball to start the Dec. 17 c...
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Wroubel Continues to Champion Athletics

Wroubel Continues to Champion Athletics
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Betty Wroubel still remembers the first pop fly she caught 57 years ago. Perhaps fleeting for most, it was one of the earliest memorable moments that eventually led to a career stretching four decades and impacting thousands of high school athletes across our state.
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22nd WISL Conference Set for Feb. 7-8

22nd WISL Conference Set for Feb. 7-8
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The first, largest and longest-running program of its type in the country, the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Women In Sports Leadership Conference will take place Feb. 7-8 at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West.
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LaClair Leads as Coach, AD, Mentor

LaClair Leads as Coach, AD, Mentor
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Leasa Griffith was introduced to Bronson’s Jean LaClair while officiating one of LaClair’s volleyball tournaments. Through the years and a variety of experiences since, the Mendon athletic director has had plenty of opportunities to appreciate LaClair&rsquo...
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Honoree Leads from Behind the Scenes

Honoree Leads from Behind the Scenes
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Off to the side somewhere, where athletic directors generally reside, Teri Reyburn often enjoys her favorite part of leading DeWitt’s athletic department – watching her school’s athletes shine.  As head of one of the Lansing area’s most suc...
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21st WISL Conference Set for Feb. 2-3

21st WISL Conference Set for Feb. 2-3
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
The first, largest and longest-running program of its type in the country, the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Women In Sports Leadership Conference will take place Feb. 2-3 at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West, formerly the Lexington Lansing Hotel.
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Trail-Blazing Beckett Leads On

Trail-Blazing Beckett Leads On
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Barbara Beckett had an idea this was going to be big.  But until she arrived in East Lansing for the 1995 MHSAA Boys Basketball Finals, she had no idea how major a deal her next assignment would be.
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The House Gillette Helped Build

The House Gillette Helped Build
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Maribeth Johnston’s description made it easy to imagine the bustling activity that was Janet Gillette’s Comstock Park athletic office for 20 years. “Her attention to detail, service for others and devotion to make every event ‘special’ is ...
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