Summit Athletic Director receives award nominations

Summit Athletic Director receives award nominations

Greg Dennis, Athletic Director at The Summit Country Day School, received nominations for awards from the Southwest Ohio Athletic Directors Association.

Greg Dennis, Athletic Director at The Summit Country Day School, received nominations for four awards from the Southwest Ohio Athletic Directors Association (SWOADA). 

Nominations include Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity (SEI); Distinguished Service Award; Citation Award and Athletic Director of the Year.

Mr. Dennis was also nominated to serve on the organization’s board as an Ethnic Minority Representative. 

The SEI award is presented to an individual who is a role model for others, exemplifies an unwavering commitment to good sportsmanship, reflects a high level of ethics and integrity and teaches positive values by words and deeds.
 
The Citation Award is presented to an individual associated with categories of professionals who have made significant contributions to the National Federation of State High School Associations and/or other organizations that have impacted high school activities, also in recognition of exceptional time, effort and energy devoted to athletics in the Southwest District.

The Distinguished Service Award is presented to an association member each year in recognition of their length of service, special accomplishments and contributions to athletic administration at the local, state and national levels. 
  
The Athletic Director of the Year award is presented to an individual who exemplifies the highest standards of the profession and who, through their influence on the lives of young people under their direction, has made significant contributions to their school and community. 

Since Mr. Dennis joined The Summit in 2004, 11 teams have won state championships and students have placed No. 1 in individual state contests six times.

The mission of the SWOADA is to take a leadership role in athletic issues to enhance the educational process for student-athletes.