honorees will be recognized at the NATYCAA Convention in Dallas at the NATYCAA
Awards luncheon scheduled for Monday, June 25.
Joe Tubb, this year's L. William Miller Award Winner, has been the director of athletics at South Plains College for nearly 30 years and currently serves as President of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). He has been a member of the NATYCAA Executive Committee since 2001 and was named NACDA Athletic Director of the Year in 2006 and 2010.
As athletics director at South Plains College (SPC), his duties include supervising all sports programs and coordinating other activities specifically designed to promote athletics at the college. In addition, he is responsible for the Texan Dome, the intramurals and recreational program and Texas High School University Interscholastic League events hosted by the college.
During Tubb's tenure at the college, the SPC track and cross country teams have won a combined 28 national titles. The Lady Texans and Texans basketball teams have won the WJCAC title a combined 16 times, while both teams have won the Region V tournament en route to the NJCAA National tournament eight times, most recently the Texans in 2012 and the Lady Texans in 2005. Additionally, the SPC men's basketball team won the 2008 and 2012 NJCAA National Championship. The college has also hosted seven National Championship events, most recently the 2012 NJCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships that saw the Texans and Lady Texans sweep the competition for the fourth consecutive year.
In addition to the L. William Miller Award, three honorees will be welcomed into the NATYCAA Hall of Fame. These inductees include Bob Bottger, former athletics director at St. Louis College Meramec; Jack Martin, former athletics director at County College of Morris; and Mary Mahan, former athletics director, Miami-Dade College, will be inducted into
the NATYCAA Hall of Fame.
About NATYCAA: Now in its 25th year, NATYCAA is the professional organization of two year college athletics administrators that is dedicated to the continuing growth and development of two-year college athletics and the individuals involved through an exchange of information, monitoring of legislation, promotion of academic excellence, increasing communication between organizations, and encouraging a high degree of integrity in all endeavors. Membership is open to all two-year institutions from throughout the country. For more information on NATYCAA, please visit www.natycaa.com. NATYCAA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 47th year. For more information on NACDA and the 11 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.