Congratulations to Tompkins Cortland Community College Athletics Director Mick McDaniel. He was recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association with its most prestigious honor, the NJCAA Award of Excellence.
The award is given annually to individuals dedicated to the NJCAA’s ideals of volunteerism, achievement, service, leadership, and excellence. This year’s award carried extra meaning to it as Killian passed away in December of 2017. The presentation was made at the annual dinner in Colorado Springs, Colo.
McDaniel has been a coach of various sports at Tompkins Cortland since 1995 and was named director of athletics in 2000. He has won coach of the year awards in three different sports and currently is the coach of the College’s golf team. He has been active with the NJCAA for over 14 years on both the regional and national levels. After serving as a Region III Director, he was first elected 2nd Vice President of the NJCAA in 2010. He rose through the ranks to 1st Vice President before last year being elected the President of the NJCAA.
This information was provided by Tompkins Cortland Community College