Riverwood International Charter School athletic director and varsity baseball head coach Mike Santoro is the Georgia Athletic Directors’ Association 2017 Class AAAAA Athletic Director of the Year. He was chosen from the eight Class AAAAA Region ADs of the year. Santoro said, “I’m honored to receive this recognition from my peers. The team accomplishments and the hours that our coaches and athletes put into our programs are really where the recognition belongs. This is really an award for our athletic programs at Riverwood.” Santoro was voted the Region 6-AAAAA 2017 AD of the year by his peers. The Region 6-AAAAA schools are Banneker, Carver (Atlanta), Decatur, Grady, Jackson (Atlanta), Lithia Springs, North Springs, and Riverwood. He is the region secretary and oversees the region tournaments and day-to-day operations of the region.