The South Dakota Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association exists to:
- To promote high standards of professional proficiency, athletic understanding, and ethics.
- To promote better public relations and sportsmanship between schools.
- To provide for an exchange of ideas and a better understanding of the administration of high school athletics.
- To promote greater unity and fellowship among the athletic directors of the State.
- To improve the educational aspects of interscholastic athletics in the total education program.
- To cooperate with the administrative head of the high school in the organization, supervision, and administration of the interscholastic athletic program.
- To cooperate with and promote all athletic activities of the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA).