The following piece is co-authored by Delaware’s Secretary of Education Mark A. Holodick and Office of Women’s Advancement and Advocacy Director Melanie Ross Levin. As we mark National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on February 1st, we commend all women athletes, celebrate their past and current sports achievements, and acknowledge the positive […]
Ninth revision to Omnibus order updates youth and amateur sports guidance WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed the ninth revision to his COVID-19 emergency order, updating public health requirements for youth and amateur sports. Under the ninth revision to the COVID-19 order: Athletes participating in high-risk sports must wear a face covering at […]
The new guidance categorizes sports by risk – high risk, medium risk, and low risk – and requires sports organizers to follow guidance around masks, social distancing, and other preventive measures to keep players, families, and coaches safe.
The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association [DIAA] offers an annual statewide competition in sportsmanship. The member schools compete against a set of ten standards that measure the school community’s commitment to the educational nature of interscholastic athletics. The process is demanding and involves the total school community. Member schools submit a portfolio that is judged by the Sportsmanship Committee to determine if each school has successfully met the standards.
The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 DIAA/Harry Roberts – Senior Scholar Athlete awards.