GADA Leadership

Our mission is to assist Georgia’s Athletic Directors and coaches with their essential efforts of developing student-athletes both in and out of the classroom, nurturing student-athletes to become productive citizens in our society, and preparing student-athletes for a brighter future.

Welcome Message

Welcome to the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Web Site!

The GADA is committed to supporting Georgia’s Athletic Directors by providing training and service while introducing the philosophy of educational athletic that focuses on the role of the NIAAA, the NFHS, the GHSA and the GACA.
Board Appointed Positions
Executive Director
Joe Sanfillippo, CMAA
Assistant Executive Director
Carter Wilson, CMAA
Executive Liaison
Nathan Turner
Board of Directors
School System
Dr. Curt Miller, CMAA
Oconee County HS
2022 – 2024
Vice President
Maurice Freeman
Brooks County HS
2022 – 2024
Past President
Jasper Jewell, CMAA
Atlanta Public Schools
2020 – 2022
Administrative Chair
Tommy Marshall, CMAA
Marist School
2022 – 2024
Awards Committee
Ralph Neely
Apalachee HS
2022 – 2024
Director’s Cup
Kevin Petroski, CMAA
Athens Academy
2022 – 2024
Education Committee Chair
Ricky Turner / Corrie Collier
Blessed Trinity / Atlanta Public Schools
2022 – 2024
Membership Committee
Kevin Grooms
Bibb County Schools
2022 – 2024
Conference Committee Chair
Josh Matthews
Pope HS
2022 – 2024
Retired Committee Chair
Mike Phillips
(Ret.) Gwinnett County Schools
2022 – 2024
Liaisons to Board of Directors
School System
*NIAAA – LTI Liaison
Kechia Rowles
Rockdale County Schools
Retired Committee Liason
Charles Turner
*Conference Committee Savannah Coordinator / Golf
Matt Huntley
Effingham County HS
Awards Committee / HOF Liaison
Lamar Glenn
South Paulding HS
Awards – Directors Cup Liaison
Brock Holley
Calhoun City
*Membership Committee Liaison
Jeremy Rayburn
Thomasville City
*Communication Committee Liaison
*Administrative Liaison
Kelli Smith
Henry County Schools
*Principals Representative
Matt Moody
North Cobb HS
*Superintendents Representative
Evan Horton
Coweta County Schools
*Middle School Representative
David Harbin, CAA
Decatur City Schools
*GHSA Representative
Don Corr, CAA
*GACA Representative
Johnny Seabrooks
Ret. Dougherty Co. Schools

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