This course serves as an overview for international interscholastic athletic administration and the importance of such programs in these school settings. This course introduces the philosophy of educational athletics, and then focuses on the roles, tasks, and purpose of the athletic administrator in an international school. 

Enrollees who will derive greatest benefit: 

  • current International School Athletic Administrators / Head of Sports
  • Aspiring International School Athletic Administrator position. 

This course is foundational and Required for Registered International Athletics Administrator Certification (RIAA).

Attendees will receive a certificate with PD Hours from NIAAA and also from PHASE

About NIAAA Leadership Training

National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is a recognized accredited educational institution committed to leadership programs, resources, and service opportunities, the association supports the athletic administrator’s effort in providing quality athletic participation opportunities for students.

The NIAAA Leadership Training Institute and Certification Program are voluntary professional development initiatives designed by athletic administrators. Athletic administrators who complete LTI courses attain additional knowledge and perspective of the athletic administrator’s role. Completion of leadership training courses will enhance the daily operations of the athletic department and improve the program being administered. (read more)

Date and Time
10 March 2022
8am – 1pm (inclusive of lunch)


Note: You do not need to register for the main PHASE Conference to attend this one day workshop.


Chris Mott

Athletics Director, International School Bangkok

Chris Mott has been the Athletics Director at International School Bangkok for the past three years.  Prior to coming to Thailand, and over the past  years, Chris has been lucky to work in Australia, England, Oman, Japan, Estonia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Peru

Chris is passionate about creating opportunities for students to explore their interests through co-curricular programs. For this reason, he has been working with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), and more recently with an international focus group, to develop meaningful and relevant courses for International Athletic Administrators.  

Chris travels and works with his wife Georgina and his two children Eve (11) and Hudson (8).  Chris holds a MA in Educational Leadership from the University of Queensland.