Mar 21, 2014
New website and URL

Jan 05, 2014
Registration Opens for 2014 NCADA State Conference (322/14-3/25/14)

Jun 03, 2013
2013 Summer Leadership Academy

May 09, 2013
Hall of Famer “Babe Howell” Passes Away

Dec 21, 2012
42nd NCADA State Conference

May 25, 2012
2012 Summer Leadership Registration

Mar 14, 2012
NFHS Coaching Education Program Promotional Video

Jan 04, 2012
NIAAA new Master's Degree Opportunity

Dec 18, 2011
2012 Conference Information

Dec 02, 2011
Fred McDaniel - Receiving a Citation Award From NFHS


Nov 24, 2009
Roy Turner to Receive NIAAA Professional Development Award

Roy Turner, CMAA, athletic director at Ashley High School in Wilmington, North Carolina, is the 2009 recipient of the Frank Kovaleski Professional Development Award presented by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA).

Turner will receive his award December 15 in Dallas, Texas, during banquet festivities at the 40th annual National Athletic Directors Conference conducted jointly by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the NIAAA.

The Frank Kovaleski Professional Development Award is presented each year to an NIAAA member who possesses and has contributed to the vision of professional development  the legacy of Frank Kovaleski  and who has made significant contributions and demonstrated excellence in professional development at the local, state and national levels. Kovaleski was director of the NIAAA, as well as assistant director of the NFHS, from 1989 until his retirement in 2005. He was responsible for starting the NIAAA Leadership Training Program in 1996 and expanding the NIAAA Certification Program in 1999.

Turner, athletic director at Ashley High School since 2006, is known for his leadership at the county, state and national levels. Prior to joining Ashley High in Wilmington, Turner was athletic director at Southeast Guilford High School in Greensboro for eight years and athletic director at Dudley High School in Greensboro for three years. He also has coached baseball and football at the junior high and high school levels.

At Southeast Guilford, Turner hosted numerous sectional and regional events for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) and served as chairperson of the NCHSAA Sectional Basketball Committee in 1997. Turner is also an accomplished official, having officiated high school volleyball and basketball, as well as college basketball. He has officiated five NCHSAA state basketball championships.

Turner has been a member of the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association (NCADA) since 1995, serving as secretary-treasurer, vice president, president and as a member of the Executive Board of Directors. Turner is also active in the NCADA Leadership Training Program as a member of its Leadership Training Teaching Faculty. In addition, he developed the organizations Professional Development Plan and maintains its Web site.

In 2004, Turner was the recipient of both the NCADA State Award of Merit and the NCADA Distinguished Service Award for meritorious service. Earlier this year, he was recognized as Athletic Director of the Year by both the NCADA and the NCHSAA.

At the national level, Turner has made enormous contributions to the NIAAA Leadership Training Program. A 10-year NIAAA member, Turner is currently on the NIAAA Leadership Training National Faculty and has taught LTC 710 at the national conference from 2002 to 2008. He also has taught four other courses at the national conference since 2007.

Turner also has been involved in the development and implementation of three new technology courses and is working on multiple formats for the 2009 national conference in Dallas.
Turner has taken 29 different LTC courses offered by the NIAAA and has taught or assisted with 18 courses in North Carolina. He instructed the first online professional development in April 2009 through Virginia State University. Turner is a member of the NIAAA Publications Committee, presented a workshop at the 2005 national conference and served as North Carolinas representative to the NIAAA Delegate Assembly four times. In addition, he is a member of the NIAAA-National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Interscholastic Athletics Recognition Program and the third NIAAA Strategic Planning Committee.

Turner earned his bachelors degree in 1979 from East Carolina (North Carolina) University and his masters from North Carolina A&T University in 1985. In 2006, he was the recipient of the NFHS Citation.