Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Associate Executive Director Paul Hoey was one of 12 leaders in high school activity programs across the country to receive National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Citations at the NFHS Summer Meeting in Boston last week.
The award is designed to honor individuals who have made contributions to the
NFHS, state high school associations, athletic director and coaching
professions, the officiating avocation and fine arts/performing arts
Hoey has served as associate executive director of the CIAC since 2004
and served as CIAC liaison for soccer, football, basketball, baseball and golf, Hoey handles all eligibility appeals and game officials’ contracts. He also coordinates the CIAC sportsmanship and cooperative team programs.
During his years as a high school principal, Hoey chaired the CIAC Board of
Control and Financial Development Committee and the Girls State Swimming Committee for 24 years and was a member of the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Board of Directors for six years.
At the national level, Hoey is president of the Council of New England
Secondary School Principals Association, and was a member of the NFHS
Citizenship and Equity Committee from 2006-10.
Hoey received a distinguished service award from the Connecticut
Association of Athletic Directors in 2009.