AHSAA Executive Director Alvin Briggs set to retire

Published 4:46 pm Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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According to a press release, Alabama High School Athletic Association executive director Alvin Briggs announced his decision to retire effective on Sep. 2 from his current position at the Central Board meeting on April 9. 

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Briggs was the first minority to serve as the executive director of the AHSAA. Briggs has been with the AHSAA since 2011 serving in a variety of roles including Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA) and Associate Executive Director prior to becoming executive director in 2021. 

 “My time with the AHSAA has been memorable,” Briggs said. “I am humbled and thankful for having the opportunity to serve our member schools and Central Board as their executive director. I am grateful to the AHSAA staff for their commitment to serving our member schools. I will miss this extended family. I am proud of what we have been able to accomplish and am confident the AHSAA will continue to move forward facing and overcoming the many challenges that the future might bring. Now, after much prayer, it is time for me to retire.”

Briggs was just the fifth executive director in AHSAA history. Briggs played a major role in adding sports such as girls flag football and increasing participation and revenue sharing statewide.