By Craig T. Bogar, Ed.D.
Guest Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network
Faculty Director, School of Health Sciences; Associate Professor, Sports Management
Presumably, it would be quite difficult to find a sports fan in the U.S. that did not know about the NCAA. There is, however, another group called the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) that holds a special place in the history of intercollegiate athletics.