After years of being invited but not attending the San Joaquin Valley Officials Association’s annual awards night because of prior commitments, Madera South Athletic Director Marty Bitter was told he’d better attend this year’s awards.
Bitter was named the SJVOA Athletic Director of the Year based on the support he gives to officials and the student-athletes.
He was chosen from athletic directors in Madera, Fresno and Tulare counties.
“They always invite the coaches and the ADs to the awards night,” Bitter said. “This time Bob Kayajanian, head of the SJVOA, told me I needed to go because I was going to be honored.”...