Date and Location
The one day conference will be held at Plainfield School, Indianapolis, Indiana, on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

Member schools are encouraged to send student athletes that have demonstrated or have potential for leadership roles in your school.  Each school group must be accompanied by at least one adult supervisor.  The first 1000 applicants will be accepted for this year’s conference.  Student athletes entering grades 9 through 12 for the 2016 fall semester are eligible to register.  Students will be able to select topics and speakers for three breakout sessions.  In addition, adult participants will be able to choose breakout sessions designed specifically for them.  They will also act as advisors as they oversee the students they bring.



Schools may register up to 16 student athletes. Up to two adult supervisors may accompany the student athletes, free of charge, if four or more students are attending.

All participants must register for the conference by May 31st.  The registration fee is $53.00 per student athlete.  An invoice will automatically be generated and sent to your school.  Please download all information posted, including the consent form on the last page of the registration process, and distribute to each student.  Please return your completed consent form and payment to the IHSAA Office by the May 31st deadline.

Conference Activities
The conference will include several national keynote speakers.  In addition, three separate breakout sessions will be provided for student athletes.  Over thirty different topics per session will be available.   Adult supervisors may also choose from sessions geared towards enhancing the total athletic program.  Participants will select from topics including:

Social Media
Conflict Resolution
Building Team Morale

College Preparation
Athletic Careers
Dealing With Adversity
Balancing Academics/Athletics

Community Service and Your School
Special Olympics Partnership
College Student Athletic Participation
NCAA Eligibility
Money Matters

College Fair
Colleges and Universities will be invited to take part in the Student Leadership Conference. During the lunch periods, participants will have the opportunity to gather information on post-secondary education as admissions representatives from colleges and universities across the state will be in attendance.  We have also carved out a breakout session immediately following lunch, which will provide direct interaction with college representatives.

T- Shirt Exchange
A t-shirt exchange will again be taking place during the 2016 Student Leadership Conference.  Participants (adults and student athletes) are encouraged to bring a school t-shirt in their size, to exchange with students athletes from other schools.  Bring multiple shirts for multiple exchanges!

Submit permission slips and checks to:
Kerrie Schludecker, Assistant Commissioner
Indiana High School Athletic Association, Inc.
9150 North Meridian
P.O. Box 40650
Indianapolis, IN  46240