The Texas High School Athletic Directors Association serves as the professional association and advocate for all Athletic Administrators in the state of Texas. THSADA provides professional education opportunities and serves as a vehicle in networking and the exchange of information conducive to all Athletic Administrators.


                                                                Please read membership benefits FAQ below for important information:


New Membership and Membership Renewals started Monday, August 7th.    Click here to join or renew your membership.

Membership Year:

  • Begins August 7th, 2023, and ends July 31st, 2024

Annual Membership Fees

  • Individual or Associate Membership: $70
  • Group Membership fees vary depending upon the number of members included in the group:
    • $65 (5 – 8)
    • $60 (9 – 12)
    • $55 (13+)
  • Group Membership requires a minimum of 5 members
  • All Membership fees are due during the membership calendar year, which runs from August 7th – July 31st
  • There will be no pro-rate for the membership fee
  • 2023-2024 THSADA membership registration for renewals and new members runs from August 7th through July 31st
  • Your membership card can be downloaded by going to, logging in using the “Member Login” button (only allows login for active members) and selecting the “Print Your Membership Card” button found in the Quick Links box
  • You must be an Active THSADA member to attend Fall Forum, Spring Sponsor Showcase, and our State Conference
  • You must be an Active THSADA Group or Individual member to have nomination and voting privileges regarding association elections or business
  • You must be an active THSADA member to serve the THSADA in any capacity
  • You must be an active THSADA Individual, Group or Associate member and you must have registered and paid for the State Conference to view any TAAC videos
  • Please be advised: No matter the date of when you join the association, all THSADA memberships will expire each year on July, 31st
  • For any questions regarding membership contact Mary Cooksley at

Individual Membership

  • Available for all individuals who have UIL/Private School athletic administrative responsibilities within the State of Texas (This includes Campus Athletic Coordinators and any other ISD official with athletic administrative duties)

Group Membership 

  • Available for all ISDs or Private Schools that have 5 or more members who wish to join THSADA and who have UIL/Private School athletic administrative responsibilities within the State of Texas (This includes Campus Athletic Coordinators and any other ISD official with athletic administrative duties)

Associate Membership

  • Available to anyone who wishes to support THSADA.  An out of state Athletic Director or someone involved in working with a state coaching/athletic association as an employee or a college/university level Athletic Administrator may become an Associate Member (Associate membership shall not have voting privileges)

Retired Membership

  • Available for any active member who becomes disabled, retired, or inactive for other causes and must have served in an athletic administrative capacity for a minimum of 10 years (There will be no membership fee assessed nor voting privileges assigned to the Retired membership)

Honorary Membership

  • The Board of Directors may vote to approve honorary memberships as they see fit. (There will be no membership fee assessed nor voting privileges assigned to the Honorary membership
  • THSADA Annual State Conference and Exhibitor Tradeshow, 4-day event filled with networking, professional development opportunities, informative sessions speakers, and access to exhibitors
  • PBK Sports -THSADA Hall of Honor Ceremony, an annual event at THSADA State Conference, includes:
    • Hall of Honor Inductions
    • Joe Bill Fox Distinguished Service Award
    • THSADA Region Athletic Administrator of the Year
    • All NIAAA Awards
  • Fall Forum, an annual event held in the fall semester including a facility tour, informational TAAC classes, and networking opportunities
  • Spring Sponsor Showcase, is held in mid-Spring and features a tradeshow held specifically for THSADA sponsors along with TAAC/QUAD A classes

Click Here to View Planned Dates for THSADA Events

  • Texas Athletic Administrators Certification Program (TAAC), certification program with classes offered at THSADA events (State Conference and Fall Forum), as well as online
  • CPE opportunity, professional development sessions at THSADA State Conference
  • THSADA committees, serve on one of 8 committees to improve and develop initiatives for ADs around the state
  • Legislative representation, have a voice in issues as they arise and affect athletic programs and budgets
  • THSADA Awards & Recognition Programs, opportunity to be nominated and awarded state or nationwide
  • Board of Directors, opportunity to serve as an officer or regional director to represent ADs in your region or around the state
  • QUAD-A (Aspiring Athletic Administrators Academy) this program is called the QUAD-A and will provide a curriculum addressing those duties and responsibilities specific to becoming a Texas Athletic Administrator at any classification level
  • JHAMS Professional Development program structured specifically for Junior
    High and Middle School Coordinators
  • Regional Meetings, meetings held throughout the year in respective regions with relevant AD discussion and sponsor representation
  • Networking opportunities, numerous chances to communicate and collaborate with other professional administrators around your region and the state
  • THSADA Newsletter: Publication written by and for athletic administrators, published 3 times a year
  • THSADA E-News: Bi-weekly updates from around the state and Association
  • Member Benefits Website: Member resources concerning current topics, information for ADs, and THSADA procedures, policies and more
  • Buyers’ Guide: Allows our members to access information essential in building budgets, ordering materials, equipment, and to contact our exceptional exhibitors and sponsors when needed during the school year
  • Job Postings: View current job postings from around the State. Jobs are removed after 30 days
  • THSADA Student Scholarships: Active members will have the opportunity to nominate athletes from your district for the THSADA Whataburger Scholar Athlete Award