IESA Staff

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Nicole Schaefbauer
Executive Director

Responsibilities: Sports Medicine, Handbook, Board Meetings, Soccer

Sports & Activities: Cross Country, Speech, Track & Field
Chris Frasco
Associate Executive Director

Responsibilities: Officials, Sportsmanship, Division Meetings, E-Sports

Sports & Activities: Boys & Girls Basketball, Golf, Scholastic Bowl
Jonathan Hauter
Assistant Executive Director

Responsibilities: Coaches' Education, Emerging Activities, Award Programs, Girls Wrestling

Sports & Activities: Boys & Girls Golf, Boys & Girls Bowling, Chess, Boys Wrestling
Jackie Litwiller
Assistant Executive Director

Responsibilities: Athletic Directors, Emerging Activities, Promotions, Boys Volleyball

Sports & Activities: Cheerleading, Music, Girls Softball, Girls Volleyball
Sally Asmus
Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities: Feeder schools, promotions, division meetings, calendar, sportsmanship, board meetings, E-Sports

Sports & Activities: Boys & Girls Basketball, Girls Softball, Scholastic Bowl
Bailey Coffman
Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities: Ejections, Officials Recognition, Records & Results, Concussion Protocols, Social Media, Press Releases, Emerging Activities, Special Olympics, Email, Celebration of Excellence, Soccer

Sports & Activities: Boys Baseball, Girls Volleyball, Boys & Girls Track & Field, Chess, Speech
Amanda Powell
Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities: Awards, wristbands, rulebooks, coops, event tags, gender equity, renewals/reminders, handbook, enrollments, scholar attitude, boys volleyball.

Sports & Activities: Boys & Girls Bowling, Boys & Girls Golf, Cross Country, Cheerleading, Music, Boys Wrestling
Sheri Strohl

Responsibilities: Finances, supplies, vendors, mail, workshops, adjudication sheets
Craig Johnson - Technology Coordinator

History of Association Administrators

Executive Directors

  • Leo Walsh, 1928-1942
  • Various Administrators, 1942-1956
  • Leo Correll, 1956-1967
  • Pat Dardano, 1967-1968
  • Robert R. Gatrell, 1968-1996
  • Steve Endsley, 1996-2021
  • Nicole Schaefbauer, 2021-Present

Associate Executive Directors

  • Brad Lucey, 1999-2001
  • Nicole Schaefbauer, 2001-2021 (became Executive Director)
  • Chris Frasco, 2023-Present

Assistant Executive Directors

  • Steve Endsley, 1988-1996 (became Executive Director)
  • Brad Lucey, 1996-1999 (became Associate Executive Director)
  • Nicole Schaefbauer, 1999-2001 (became Associate Executive Director)
  • Julie Cochran, 2001-2017
  • John Venerable, 2012-2014
  • Leslie Albee, 2015-2020
  • Chris Frasco, 2017-2020; 2021-2023 (became Associate Executive Director)
  • Kristen D'Alfonso, 2022-2023
  • Charlie Shempf, 2022-Present
  • Jackie Litwiller, 2023-Present

Administrative Specialist

  • Patrick Bodame, 2010-2012
  • Jonathan Hauter, 2023-Present
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