NFHS Network Names New CEO
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. ¬– Mark Koski, director of sports, events and development at the National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) for 10 years, has been named the new chief executive officer of the NFHS Network.
The NFHS Network is a joint venture between the NFHS and its member state associations and PlayOn! Sports that provided live and on-demand video of high school sports events through a digital network on www.nfhsnetwork.com and Apple TV. The network covered more than 25,000 events last year covering 27 sports and activities.
Koski will continue to serve on the NFHS administrative staff as director of marketing and will divide time between the network headquarters in Atlanta and the NFHS office in Indianapolis, Ind.
Jack Roberts, president of the NFHS Network Board of Directors and executive director of the Michigan High School Athletic Association said in making the announcement, “The NFHS Board of Directors sees in Mark Koski a person who has a powerful passion for the mission and potential of the NFHS Network. He was involved with the network when it was only an idea, has been instrumental in expanding its reach and has great ideas for furthering its success. Most important to the board is that Mark has an excellent understanding of the needs of the state high school associations, having served in the New Mexico association office and then serving all state associations during his decade on the NFHS staff; and he has gained the trust and respect of my counterparts across the country.”
Since joining the staff in 2007, Koski directed all major NFHS events and meetings and served as editor of the NFHS Soccer Rules Book and NFHS Field Hockey Rules Book in addition to the NFHS Rules Review Committee.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to take the NFHS Network to new heights as its chief executive officer,” Koski said. “After serving 10 years at the NFHS national office, I have learned how important and influential our state associations are to the success of the NFHS and our NFHS Network. Building and fostering relationships with the state associations has always been a priority of mine, and I will take that with me to the NFHS Network. Great things like ahead for the NFHS, its member associations and our Network – I am honored to be a part of it.”
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