CIF Southern Section Goals for 2018-19 School Year

From: Rob Wigod, Commissioner of Athletics
Date: August 16, 2018

  1. Continue to Enhance Communication Between the CIF Southern Section Office, Member Schools and the Executive Committee
    1. Expand the use of social media in communications with member schools, the public and media outlets.
      1. Incorporate Digital Media Coordinator into all aspects of online content and messaging.
    2. Continue to develop enhanced mobile version of the website that includes links with social media platforms.
    3. Initiate Street Team to be present at approximately 40 CIF Southern Section regular season and
    4. 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 7 of CIFSSHome for CIF Southern Section Member Schools
    1. Activate CIFSSHome for the 2018-19 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. Increase mobile version capabilities of CIFSSHome.
  3. Launch New Championship Events
    1. Inaugural Traditional Cheer Championships
    2. Inaugural Southern Section Unified Sports Track and Field Championships.
  4. Implement New Rules Changes
    1. 2018-2019 Sports Calendar.
    2. Maximum Number of Allowable Contests.
    3. SOP Dates for 2018-2019.
    4. International Student Bylaw Revision.
  5. Provide Professional Growth Opportunities for Member Schools
    1. Launch Year 4 of the MVP AD Program.
    2. Conduct CIF Southern Section Athletic Administrator Summit.
      1. Introduce Leadership Track, to include Superintendents and Private School Presidents.
  6. Financial Matters
    1. Expand CIF Southern Section investment opportunities under approved CIF Southern Section Investment Policy.
    2. In conjunction with CIF Sports Properties, work toward revenue share in Year 2 of the CIF Marketing Plan.
    3. Increase online ticketing opportunities for Southern Section member schools.
    4. Secure additional partnership for broadcast rights.
  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.
    7. Initiate discussion/examination of current CIF Transfer Bylaws.
  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.
      1. Initiate discussion/examination of current CIF Transfer Bylaws.
    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.
      1. Event Manager – CIF State Football 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.
    4. NFHS Network – Increase participation of member schools in the Pixellot program.