Congratulating Lloyd Mott upon the occasion of his designation as a recipient of the National Federation of State High School Associ...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Lloyd Mott upon the occasion of
his designation as a recipient of the National Federation of State High
School Associations Award

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize and acknowledge those within our midst who have made signif-
icant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Lloyd Mott upon the occasion of his designation as a recipient of
the National Federation of State High School Associations Award, to be
celebrated on June 25, 2013, at the organization's 94th Annual Summer
Meeting in Denver, Colorado; and
WHEREAS, This particular award is designated to honor individuals who
have made contributions to state high school associations, athletic
director and coaching professions, the officiating avocation and
fine/arts/performing arts programs; this award is one of the most highly
regarded achievements in high school athletics and performing arts; and
WHEREAS, Lloyd Mott retired as assistant director of the New York
State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) in 2008 after
II years of service; during this time, he played a key role in develop-
ing sportsmanship programs as well as expanding sports medicine at the
association level; and
WHEREAS, Lloyd Mott's work with New York state high schools began long
before joining the NYSPHSAA; he started his career in 1966 as athletic
director for the Broadalbin Central School District (CSD) for seven
years, and then served in a similar capacity with the Cobleskill CSD for
10 years; his final stop before joining the NYSPHSAA in 1997 was a
14-year stint as director of health, physical education and athletics
for the Queensbury CSD; and
WHEREAS, During his time as a school administrator, Lloyd Mott was
president of the NYSPHSAA Section II (1978-1980) and the New York State
Council of Physical Education Administrators (1996-1997); he began with
great energy at the NYSPHSAA in 1997, as he organized the association's
first sportsmanship and media committees in his first year; and
WHEREAS, Lloyd Mott started the New York Good Sports recognition
program, which granted awards to schools that best demonstrated a proac-
tive approach to sportsmanship; he also helped to develop the Citizen-
ship Through Athletics Course, which certified more than 200 instruc-
tors; in addition, he directed the association's first sportsmanship
video, "Sportsmanship: Where Does It Start?"; and
WHEREAS, Additionally, Lloyd Mott administered the NYSPHSAA Concussion
Management Program and helped produce a DVD on concussion management for
distribution to member schools; he also conducted the first coaches
clinic and was instrumental in developing the association's website; and
WHEREAS, At the national level, Lloyd Mott's program regarding hazing
identification and prevention has been presented at several national
conferences, including the NFHS Summer Meeting; he served terms on the
NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee and NFHS Citizenship Committee;
since retiring in 2008, he has operated a consulting business, Fit 4
Life, in which he assists schools and other organizations in New York
with their athletic programs; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife, Ginny, and their
children Suzanne, Tim, and Jennifer, as well as six grandchildren, all
of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and rejoice in his
achievements; and

WHEREAS, A true asset to society, Lloyd Mott's distinguished record
merits the recognition and respectful tribute of this Legislative Body;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Lloyd Mott upon the occasion of his designation as a recip-
ient of the National Federation of State High School Associations Award;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Lloyd Mott.


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