Alan Beste will retire in July after 30 years of service with the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA). Beste began in 1989 as the Wellness Coordinator. In 1998, he was named the Assistant Executive Director and became Iowa’s 5th Executive Director in February of 2015. His career is commendable, filled with many achievements and challenges. He has always had the development of character and well-being of the student athlete as his legacy. Within his busy schedule, he took time to reflect on his exceptional career with the IHSAA for The Predicament.