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NIAAA Leadership Training Institute

The Leadership Training Institute (LTI) is a broad-based curriculum that enhances professional development potential and ability of NIAAA members in order to improve job performance. Each course in the program addresses specific topics on athletic administration.

Objectives of Leadership Training

1. To provide knowledge to improve professionalism in the field of athletic administration.

2. To develop a leadership pool for involvement in the NIAAA and member state athletic administrator associations.

3. To help candidates prepare for the Certified Athletic Administrator exam.

Note: When registering for LTI courses that are listed below, please refer to the conference schedule under the schedule tab for any conflicts of previously assigned duties, i.e., voting delegate to Delegate Assembly, committee meeting, etc. Refunds will not be given for schedule conflicts.

Leadership Training Conference Rules

Due to the demand of LTI courses, we have created guidelines for registration, including cancellation and course transfers.

  1.  In order to register for an LTI course, you must purchase a regular or retired registration for the 2023 NADC.

  2. Only attendees that registered for LTI courses will be admitted to the course. The registrants must be on the course roster in order to enter the meeting.

  3. LTI course registration ends Friday, November 17, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Late registration will take place onsite at the LTI Add/Drop/Change Booth during registration hours.

  4. To modify or change your LTI Courses, please re-enter the registration site like you did to register. Make any changes and go to the payment page. If your modifications create an outstanding balance, please pay the difference via credit card. This can be done prior to Friday, November 17 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

  5. Modification and changes will be allowed until Friday, November 17 at 11:59 p.m., EST. If you need to make changes after this date, please come to the LTI Add/Drop/Change Booth on-site.

  6. Please review your LTI course selections before Friday, November 17, to ensure you are enrolled in the correct LTI course(s). Courses will be closed prior to the beginning of each LTI Session.

LTI Session closing times are as follows:

       Session I

       Friday, December 15 – 4 p.m.


       Session II

       Saturday, December 16 - 11:00 a.m.

       Session III

       Sunday, December 17 - 2:00 p.m.

       Session IV

       Sunday, December 17 - 4:00 p.m.

       Session V

       Monday, December 18 – 11:30 a.m.

Cancellations / Late Attendees / No-Shows

  1. Full refunds will be issued for courses cancelled prior to November 17, at 11:59 p.m. EST.  Refunds for course cancellations after November 17 will be at the discretion of conference management and will be subject to a $25 processing fee.

  2. There will be no refunds for schedule conflicts. Please review the schedule prior to registering for a course.

  3. There will be no refunds for no-shows in LTI Courses.

Course Credit

  1. Once attendance has been verified, credit will be applied to the attendee's transcript in the NIAAA member portal. This will be done by January 5, 2024.

  2. Individuals who fail to attend a course or miss more than 15 minutes will not receive a refund or course credit.

  3. Manuals will not be given to those who do not attend the course.

Proof of Attendance

In order to verify course attendance, all attendees must be scanned into the course at the beginning and scanned out of the course at the end using their name badge. You will not receive credit if you are not scanned in or out.


Are you interested in taking the CAA or CIAA exam at the conference? Make sure to get your application and personal data form submitted by November 30, 2023 in order to be eligible. You can find the full application process and instructions to submit payment at

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