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Mike Quinn, CMAA (Lake Odessa Lakewood), is a graduate of Delton Kellogg High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Siena Heights University in speech communications, along with a master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University in educational leadership. Mike began his career in educational athletics as athletic director at Vicksburg High School in 1996. In 1999, he was named director of human resources and assistant athletic director at Manchester High School before taking the athletic director and assistant principal positions at Carlson High School in 2001. Following 15 years at Carlson, Mike took the athletic director and assistant principal positions at Lake Odessa Lakewood High School, where he has served since.


Bill Stevenson, former principal at Carlson High School, writes, “Mike approaches the job with passion and compassion for students, first. He creates an environment where respect, positivity and healthy competitiveness allows student-athletes, coaches and the entire school community to grow and learn. Further, Mike has served in a leadership capacity within the MIAAA, advancing its ideals through his dedication and indefatigable spirit. Mike exemplifies the adage: grow where you are planted. Not only grow, but prosper. The Lakewood school community, as well as the status of interscholastic sports through their region and our state, has been enhanced by the tremendous work of Mike Quinn.”


Mike has been an active member of the MIAAA. He served on the executive board from 2014-19, including as the association president in 2017. He has been a chair of the education committee, chair of the conference committee and co-chair of the awards committee. Mike is currently a member of the NIAAA certification committee, an NIAAA LTI instructor and has presented at both the MIAAA and NIAAA conferences.


He was founder of the Downriver League in 2009, a member of the emergency preparedness committees at both Carlson and Lakewood, a certified bus driver and member of the Carlson bond committee. Mike was named MIAAA Region 12 Athletic Director of the Year in 2014, the Michigan Wrestling Coaches Central Region Athletic Director of the Year in 2018 and has been a frequent host of MHSAA tournament events across a number of sports. Mike is married to Anne and they have two children, Kelly and Ryan.


1972-73 Dick Maher, Sturgis
1973-74 Clayton Kowalk, Lansing
1974-75 Jim Inman, Hillsdale
1975-76 Jack Cotton, Farmington
1976-77 Don Domke, Westland John Glenn
1977-78 Howard Kraft, Redford Union
1978-79 Walt Bazylewicz, Detroit Parochial
1979-80 Tom McShannock, Muskegon
1980-81 Bob James, Warren
1981-82 Clayton Kowalk, Lansing
1982-83 Jack Johnson, Dearborn
1983-84 Dennis Kiley, Jackson
1984-85 Ron Gulyas, Flat Rock Woodhaven
1985-86 Phil Marazita, Lansing Waverly
1986-87 Richard Snyder, Warren
1987-88 Herb Quade, Benton Harbor
1988-89 Wayne Kellogg, Coldwater
1989-90 Mike Foster, CAA, Richland Gull Lake
1990-91 Richard Ulrich, Rochester
1991-92 Bernie Larson, CAA, B.C. Pennfield
1992-93 Chuck Jones, CAA, Royal Oak
1993-94 Norm Johnson, Bangor
1994-95 Roy A. Allen, Jr., Detroit Public
1995-96 Joe Todey, Essexville Garber

1996-97 Eric Federico, CAA, Trenton
1997-98 Jane Bennett, CMAA, Ann Arbor Huron
1998-99 Chuck Nurek, CAA, Avondale
1999-00 Fred Smith, CMAA, Comstock
2000-01 Dan McShannock, CMAA, Midland Dow
2001-02 Jim Feldkamp, CAA, Troy
2002-03 Tom Rashid, CAA, Detroit CHSL
2003-04 Carl Latora, CMAA, Portage Northern
2004-05 Ken Semelsberg er, CMAA, Port Huron
2005-06 Melanie Miller, CMAA, Lansing Sexton
2006-07 Karen Leinaar, CAA, Benzie Central
2007-08 Jamie Gent, CMAA, Haslett
2008-09 Pete Ryan, CMAA, Saginaw Heritage
2009-10 Vic Michaels, CAA, Detroit CHSL
2010-11 Gary Hice, CAA, Petoskey
2011-12 Michael Roy, CMAA, Vicksburg
2012-13 Rick Schmidt, CAA, Holt
2013-14 Dave Chrisinske, CAA, Thornapple Kellogg
2014-15 Deb VanKuiken, CMAA, Holly
2015-16 Michael Garvey, CMAA, Hackett
2016-17 Chris Ervin, CAA, St. Johns
2017-18 Ken Mohney, CMAA, Matawan
2018-19 Marc Hage, CMAA, Livonia Churchill

2019-20 Betty Wroubel, CAA, Notre Dame Prep

2020-21 Mike Bakker, CMAA, Fenton High School

2021-22 Meg Seng, CMAA, Ann Arbor Greenhills

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