The American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, Inc. is honored to welcome Sandy Searcy of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) to the AAASP Board of Directors. Her nomination was confirmed at the AAASP Board of Directors Meeting held on February 22, 2017. Searcy has an extensive knowledge of various sports platforms and we are pleased to partner with her on Adapted Sports programs.
Searcy joined the NFHS staff as director of sports in 2015, and is responsible for the sports of swimming and diving, water polo and softball, and assists in planning for the NFHS Summer Meeting, the National Athletic Directors Conference, the NFHS Student Leadership Summit, and is involved with the NFHS inclusion initiative.
Searcy also serves on multiple national committees and boards, including the Amateur Softball Association (ASA/USA) Council, ASA/USA Equipment Testing and Certification Committee, USA Diving Board of Directors, and the USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Committee. Prior to working with the NFHS, Searcy served as an assistant commissioner of the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) for 16 years and was the administrator of gymnastics, softball, boys and girls swimming and diving, and volleyball.
Before joining the IHSAA staff in 1999, Searcy was a teacher, coach and girls’ athletic director at Bloomington North High School for 11 years. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s from Indiana University (IU) in Bloomington, where she competed on the IU women’s swim team.