San Diego, CA, March 18, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Darren Lawlor has served as Athletic Director for Pacific Ridge School since its opening in 2007. Last year, Lawlor partnered Pacific Ridge School with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) to establish the core values of teamwork, discipline, respect and goal-setting within the school community. This year, Lawlor joins the ranks of a very elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators to claim the designation, Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA). The CAA designation is awarded by the National Interscholastic Athletics Administrators Association (NIAAA) for the purpose of improving performance, maximizing the benefits received by the school community through effective leadership, and promoting professional standards, practices and ethics.
To earn the CAA designation, Lawlor had to meet a number of criteria, adhere to the NIAAA strict code of ethics, complete coursework relevant to athletic administration, and successfully complete the CAA examination.
For more information about Pacific Ridge School, an independent, non-profit school in Carlsbad, Calif. that fosters academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement to prepare students for college and a purposeful life, visit http://www.pacificridge.org.
About Pacific Ridge School:
Opened in the fall of 2007, Pacific Ridge School is a non‐profit, independent middle and high school located in North County, San Diego. With the distinctive mission of building a community that fosters academic excellence, ethical responsibility and global engagement, Pacific Ridge offers a first-rate educational experience to prepare students for college and a purposeful life. For more information, visit: http://www.pacificridge.org. Pacific Ridge School does not discriminate on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, creed, or national origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, and other administered programs.
About the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association:
The mission of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is to develop, enhance and preserve the educational values of interscholastic athletics. The NIAAA serves its members by providing resources to develop and to enhance leadership skills and to offer opportunities for professional growth. A national organization for any person involved in interscholastic athletics at any level. For more information, visit http://www.niaaa.org.