DIAA News

  • David Robinson honored by DIAA Board

    David Robinson was presented the DIAA Lifetime Achievement Award at the June 14th meeting of the DIAA Board of Directors. 

    Robinson was being honored for his many contributions to interscholastic athletics in the state of Delaware during his long and distinguished career. He was a member of the Delaware Secondary Schools Athletic Association [DSSAA] Board of the Directors from 1989 to 1996, and served as chairperson of the board from 1991 to 1993. DSSAA was the interscholastic athletic governing body until 2002 when it was replaced by the DIAA. He was an active member of the State Football Tournament Committee from 1992 until 2017. The Football Committee made him an honorary member in 2017.

    Robinson’s career as an educator was spent primarily in the Caesar Rodney School District where he retired as superintendent. He was also interim superintendent of the Cape Henlopen School District.

    Robinson was a stellar football player for both Lewes High School and West Chester State College. He was the starting left defensive tackle for the victorious Gold squad in the 1961 Blue-Gold All Star Game. He was also a successful football coach at Lewes and Caesar Rodney high schools.

     

Notifications and Alerts

  • Important Fall Dates

    Tuesday, August 7:  Football and Volleyball Rules Clinic

    Monday, August 13:  Field Hockey and Soccer Rules Clinic

    Wednesday, August 15:  First Date of Practice for High School

    Saturday, August 25:  First Date of Practice for Middle School

    Wednesday, September 5:  First Date of Competition for High School

    Saturday, September 15:  First Date of Competition for Middle School

    Ticketing and Streaming

    Tickets to championship games can be purchased online at www.statechamps.com/DIAA.  

    Watch DIAA tournament events live on the NFHS Network.

    The NFHS Network is the exclusive broadcast rights holder of DIAA postseason events.  Any individual streaming a game is strictly prohibited and is in direct violation of DIAA's contract with the NFHS Network.  Any violation of the NFHS Network's exclusive rights may result in legal action by the NFHS Network.

     

     

Purpose of DIAA

  • Purpose of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA)

    The purpose of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association is to

    • preserve and promote the educational significance of interscholastic athletics;
    • ensure that interscholastic sports remain compatible with the educational mission of the member schools;
    • provide for fair competition between member schools;
    • promote sportsmanship and ethical behavior;
    • establish and enforce standards of conduct for athletes, coaches, administrators, officials and spectators;
    • protect the physical well-being of athletes;
    • and promote healthy adolescent lifestyles.
     
    Contact Information
    Thomas Neubauer, Executive Director
    Phone: (302) 857-3365 Fax: (302) 739-1769

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