In conjunction with NACDA the ADA has created the NAIA-ADA as a professional development resource. Separate from the ADA, members may join the NAIA-ADA to take advantage of the added value such as AD mentoring program.

The purpose of the NAIA Athletics Directors Association (NAIA-ADA) is to: Engage our Athletics Directors with meaningful collaboration, forums and national recognition; Empower our Athletics Directors in their professional development and leadership roles in the NAIA; and to Promote NAIA Athletics Directors’ collective voice on issues affecting membership and college athletics on a national scale.