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Jim Woodward - IHSA

Jim Woodward discusses his involvement with high school sports in Illinois through his experiences as a high school athlete, high school coach, high school administrator, and President of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) from 2005 through 2012. He played football, basketball, and track while in high school, and coached football and track for many years before moving to the IHSA. Woodward discusses many of the challenging issues that IHSA took up during his tenure, including the non-boundary multiplier, public/private school issues, residency/transfer rulings, sports medicine/safety, drug testing, and expanded opportunities for student participation through sports and activities.

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