Sigma Chi
Officer Training Academy
Summer Session Two: Aug. 22 to Aug. 25, 2022
Pre-learning begins Aug. 15, 2022
Register Here
Registration closes on Aug. 5, 2022.


Officer Training Academy (OTA) is an interactive online course that will provide you an opportunity to hone your leadership skills and gain the knowledge you need to be successful in your officer role. This event is completely virtual with a mixture of self-driven online learning and facilitated virtual meetings.

Officer Training Academy connects undergraduate Sigma Chis to the people, tools and resources that they will need to be successful in their chapter officer roles. It is a must-attend event for any officer who is looking to take his Fraternity chapter to the next level.
-Officer Training Academy Co-chairman and Order of Constantine Sig Ryan Wakefield, EMBRY-RIDDLE (DAYTONA BEACH) 1996 and MONTANA 2000


Complete a variety of modules that are self-driven, online learning, designed to provide you the knowledge you need to be successful in your role as an officer and leader at your Chapter.
Each module will give you the opportunity to interact with your peers using the online discussion boards.
You will have the opportunity to meet virtually with your assigned facilitators and fellow officer peers to discuss what you have learned and how to prepare for the year ahead.


Who can attend?

All undergraduate brothers are welcome to attend! Whether you are a veteran officer, newly elected officer or aspiring to become a future leader within your chapter.

Brothers who have been elected Kustos/Ritual chairman or Magister are highly encouraged to attend the Officer Training Academy session that will be held Aug. 22 to Aug. 26. Registration for this session closes Aug. 5.

Why can't I register?

If you are having difficulty getting registered for this event please submit a ticket using our helpdesk and a Sigma Chi Leadership Institute staff member will assist you.

Do you have have questions about your officer role or how to do something related to it? Sigma Chi's officer helpdesk team is here to help. You don't have to wait until Officer Training Academy starts to get your questions answered or the help you need. Let us know how we can help you by clicking here  or by calling
(847) 869-3655 to talk with a real person.

OTA vs Krach TLW?

Officer Training Academy (OTA) is an online officer training course aimed at providing you the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in your officer role. Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop (TLW) is a three-day leadership conference where undergraduate Sigma Chis have the opportunity to earn certificates from Sigma Chi Leadership Institute. Trying to register for Krach TLW? Please visit the website by clicking here.

Team OTA

Co-chairman: Ryan Wakefield, MONTANA 1996 and EMBRY-RIDDLE (DAYTONA BEACH) 2000
Co-chairman: Jim Connell, CAL. STATE-SAN BERNARDINO 1996
Coordinating Leader:
Jeff Twibell,CALIFORNIA-DAVIS 1999
Consul Team Lead: Tom Wimberly, GEORGIA SOUTHERN 1978
Pro Consul Team Lead: Robert Papandrea, EMBRY-RIDDLE (DAYTONA BEACH) 2000
Quaestor Team Lead: Johnny Santora, KENT STATE 2002
 Magister Team Lead: Bobby Juchem, IDAHO 1997
Recruitment Team Lead: Robert Pacheco, EMBRY-RIDDLE (DAYTONA BEACH) 1990
Expansion Team Lead: Lane Pippin, ARKANSAS STATE 1987
Risk Management Team Lead: Chris Geggie, WABASH 2008
Ritual Team Lead: Craig Joyner, OKLAHOMA STATE 1973

Supported By

64th Grand Consul
Keith Krach
Sigma Chi Foundation
Sigma Chi Fraternity
Risk Management Foundation