CIF Southern Section Goals for 2017-18 School Year

From: Rob Wigod, Commissioner of Athletics
Date: August 17, 2017

  1. Continue to Enhance Communication Between the CIF Southern Section Office, Member Schools and the Executive Committee
    1. Launch Year 3 of the new website for the 2017-18 school year.
    2. Expand the use of social media in communications with member schools, the public and media outlets.
    3. Continue to develop enhanced mobile version of the website that includes links with social media platforms.
    4. Initiate Street Team to be present at approximately 20 CIF Southern Section regular season and championship events to promote Southern Section branding through social media.
    5. Publish periodic Messages from the Commissioner on Section website.
    6. Prepare and distribute frequent Executive Committee Updates.
    7. Utilize CIFSSHome to directly communicate information by email to selected groups.
    8. Offer opportunities and conduct personal interviews with media members from throughout the various geographic areas of the section.
  2. Implement Year 6 of CIFSSHome for CIF Southern Section Member Schools
    1. Launch CIFSSHome for the 2017-18 school year.
    2. Along with staff, facilitate numerous training sessions for member schools.
    3. Along with staff, provide ongoing training and assistance to member schools on a daily basis.
    4. Continue to develop and expand features of CIFSSHome.
    5. Launch mobile version of CIFSSHome.
  3. Implement Releaguing Appeals Process for Member Schools
    1. Coordinate and administer Releaguing Appeals process for member schools.
      1. Executive Committee
      2. CIF Southern Section Council
  4. Implement New Rules Changes
    1. Cheer Bylaws.
    2. Revised CIF Bylaw 510 interpretations. (Athletic Motivation, May 1, end of school date.)
    3. Revised SOP Dates for 2018-2019.
    4. Introduce Foreign Student bylaw revision – CIF Bylaw 207.B(4)
  5. Provide Professional Growth Opportunities for Member Schools
    1. Launch Year 3 of the MVP AD Program.
    2. Conduct CIF Southern Section Athletic Administrator Summit.
  6. Financial Matters
    1. Expand CIF Southern Section investment opportunities under approved CIF Southern Section Investment Policy.
    2. Implement new CIF Marketing Plan. (CIF Sports Properties)
    3. Launch online ticketing option for select CIF Southern Section Championship events.
    4. Launch electronic version of Championships programs.
    5. Increase attendance at CIF Southern Section playoff contests.
  7. Examine and Explore Issues Involving Public and Private Schools
    1. Continue to work with the CIF Southern Section Public/Private Committee on an ongoing basis.
    2. Continue to work with the Private School Leadership Advisory Committee on an ongoing basis.
    3. Continue to engage in a constructive dialogue with member schools, both public and private, on public/private issues.
    4. Serve as a resource for member schools, leagues and areas of the CIF Southern Section by attending league meetings, area meetings and athletic director association meetings.
    5. Continue to emphasize adherence to current CIF State Constitution and Bylaws and CIF Southern Section Blue Book rules that apply to all schools.
    6. Implement and evaluate new CIF Bylaw 510 interpretations and recommend modifications, as needed.
  8. Work Cooperatively with the CIF State Office and the Other 9 Sections
    1. Generate a sectional identity that provides leadership, along with being cooperative and sensitive to the needs of the CIF and the other sectional organizations.
    2. Develop strategies that recognize and support the needs of the CIF and the other sections without sacrificing the strengths and interests of the CIF Southern Section.
    3. Serve as a resource, along with members of the CIF Southern Section Staff, to the CIF State Office in the management and conducting of CIF State Regional and CIF State Championship events.
    4. Launch CIF Cheer for the 2017-2018 school year.
      1. Working with the CIF Southern Section Cheer Advisory Committee, develop scoresheets for use at potential CIF Southern Section Cheer Championships.
  9. Expand Relationships with the National Federation of State High School Associations
    1. Along with staff, serve on various national committees affiliated with the National Federation of State High School Associations.
    2. Along with Fox Sports, offer increased opportunities for member schools to participate in the NFHS Network Student Broadcast Program.
    3. Serve as presenter/moderator at the NFHS Summer Meeting.