The Leadership Training Program certification process provides a means for the athletic administrator to develop professionally. The CIAAA Certification Program is a voluntary professional service to athletic administrators with various levels of experience and preparation. The athletic administrator who attains professional certification will have demonstrated the completion of a comprehensive plan for self-improvement.  Individuals will enhance their ability to serve the students, school, community and professional organization.


There are 3 levels of certification:

  • Canadian Registered Athletic Administrator   (CRAA)

  • Canadian Certified Athletic Administrator      (CCAA)

  • Canadian Master Athletic Administrator        (CMAA - to be introduced in 2017-18)


Certification Program Objectives

  • To promote professional standards, practices and ethics

  • To encourage self-assessment by offering guidelines for achievement

  • To improve performance by encouraging participation in a continuing program of professional growth and development

  • To identify levels of educational training essential for effective athletic administration

  • To foster professional contributions to the field

  • To maximize the benefits received by the school community from the leadership provided by certified athletic administrators


Benefits of Becoming Certified

  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in the profession

  • Provide growth of professional knowledge and expertise

  • Develop a sense of personal and professional satisfaction

  • Enhance the perception of the profession

  • Improves employability

  • Participate in a provincially registered program

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