Conway Athletic Director Steve Daniels has been recognized as the 2018 State of Arkansas Athletic Director of the Year.
Daniels, who is retiring this month after a 38-year career, has been Conway Schools’ Athletic Director for the last 8 years. Before that he served as an Assistant Principal at Conway High School West and coached football for 25 years.
Daniels also received the NIAAA 2018 State Award of Merit, an award presented annually by the individual state athletic director associations. This is the most prestigious award a state presents to an individual, for outstanding leadership and achievement in interscholastic athletic administration.
Conway Superintendent Dr. Greg Murry says Daniels is more than deserving of the awards.
“Coach Daniels is a great man who truly loves our Wampus Cat Nation. He has done exceptional work in making our athletic program the envy of others. We will definitely miss his strong leadership here in our district.”
Former Wampus Cats Head Coach Clint Ashcraft will follow in Daniels’ footsteps as the next Athletic Director.
“Coach Daniels has been a great boss, a great mentor, and a great friend to our coaches,” says Ashcraft. “I admire and respect the way he has handled his job as athletic director the past eight years. He is truly deserving of the honor of being the Athletic Director of the Year.”
Daniels will be presented with both awards at a luncheon on June 22nd.
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