Gregg Simon has been selected to join the CAS-CIAC staff as the Associate Executive Director of CIAC effective July 1.
Simon joins the CIAC after a 17-year tenure as the athletic director at Newtown from 1999-2016. He oversaw an athletic department that sponsored every CIAC sponsored sport and included more than 80 coaches and volunteers. The program was recognized with numerous awards during his time as AD including as a Michael’s Cup Exemplary Program for the 2013-14 school year.
He served in several leadership roles for both the Southwest Conference (SWC) and Connecticut Association of Athletic Directors (CAAD). He served on the CAAD
Executive Board from 2010-2015 and had eight and 10-year stints on the SWC Athletic Executive Board and Athletic Director’s Administrative Committee
respectively. He also created and chaired the Newtown High School Athletic Department Parent Advisory Committee.
Simon will be responsible for among other things administration of CIAC sponsored sports, organization of CIAC meeting schedules and agendas for CIAC Board of
Control and sport committees, and management of communications with member schools relative to adherence to CIAC policies and procedures. He replaces current Steve Wysowski who is retiring from the position at the end of June after three years with the central office.