INDIANAPOLIS – Brookings High School athletic director Randy Soma, CAA, received the 2021 NIAAA State Award of Merit during the South Dakota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (SDIAAA) state conference on March 31.
The annual award is proved by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) to an athletic administrator from each state for recognition of meritorious dedication to high school and middle school athletics.
Soma has been an athletic administrator and NIAAA member for 23 years. In his 10 years at Brookings, Soma has hosted several state tournaments and championships. He is currently a member of the SDIAAA scholarship committee.
Elkton-Lake Benton’s Steve Erickson, CAA, was named Region 3 Athletic Director of the Year by the SDIAAA.