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​The Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida is committed to the advancement of our profession through education, community engagement, legislative efforts, and professional development, dedicating financial support and leadership, ultimately enhancing patient-centered care.

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Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our past award winners!  

Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer
of The Year

2017     Patricia Tripp
2016     Brady Tripp
2013     Chris Peters
2012     Jerry Stevens
2010     Matt Glogowski
2009     Bill Biaggi
2007     Mike Ryan
2006     Steve Walz
2005     Robb Duncanson
2004     Stephanie Lennon
2003     Kevin Robinson
2002     Marisa Brunett
2001     David Cassidy
2000     Bob Hammons
1999     Don Teahan
1998     Frank Grimaldi
1997     Marisa Brunett
1995     Tim McLane
1994     Joe Bourdon
1993     Barry Clements
1992     Christine Stopka

 

Dr. Robert Cade Sports Medicine
Person of the Year

2018     Jeremy Ng

2016     Dr. Stephen Russo
2014     Aaron Parr
2013     Dr. Larry Padgett
2012     Michael McCleary,

             James Andrews
2011     John Hill, Howard Weiss
2010     Dr.Stanton Longenecker,

             Dr. Brian Reuss
2009     Dr. Kevin Murphy
2008     Tod Northrup
2007     Dr. Peter Indelicato
2006     Larry Lemak
2005     Kenneth Krumins
2004     Larry Collins
2003     Joseph L. Torress
2002     Robert Duggan
2001     Theodore Macy
2000     Randy Schwartzberg
1999     Chris Chappel
1998     William Marshall
1997     Tom Haney
1996     Richard Sellers
1995     Cooper Means
1994     Ken Young

 

 

 

UCATS Committee Scholarship Award

2016     Zoe Greim
2015     Samantha November

 

Backbone Award

2017     Stephen McCray
2016     Olga Malkin
2015     Bailey Mintz

 

Educator of the Year

2018     Chris C. Dake

2017     Michelle Boling
2016     Michelle Odai

Zach Martin Memorial Scholarship

2018     Alaina Locus

President’s Award

2017     Chris Brown

2016     Brian Bradley
2015     Nick Papas
2013     Don Teahan,
2010     Jerry Stevens
2009     Bob Hammons
2007     Michael Weild
2006     Bob Burton
2005     Angela Sehgal
2004     Robb Duncanson
2002     Jeri Francoeuer
2001     Bob Hammons
1999     Stephanie Lennon
1998     Marisa Brunett
1997     Mike Estes
1996     Alan Haines

Honorary Member

2011     R.T. Floyd
2009     Jon Johnson
2008     Kevin Demer
2007     Bill Madden
2005     David Leffers
2004     Randy Schwartzberg
2001     Ken Young
1999     Steve Cramer
1998     Bob Creasman
1997     Ken Young
1997     Skeeter Schuessler
1997     Tom Rokovitz

HS Student Aide of the Year

2018     Nadia Cincotta

2017     Arrianna Bradley
2016     Mariah Jiner
2015     Raquel Dessiroth

 

Legacy Scholarship Award

2018     Kristen Sanchez-Breton

2017     Sarah Rider
2016     Loudenve Marc
2015     Merlande Felizor

Practice and Professional Advancement Athletic Trainer
of the Year

2018     Owner, SF Sports Medicine

2016     Joe Foran

Professional Outreach Athletic Trainer of the Year

2013     Enrique Luna
2012     Bob Sefcik
2010     Shanick Augustin
2009     Ron Esteban
2009     Barbara Morris
2005     Craig Portwood
2004     Kelly Bashant
2003     Sam Lunt

Professional Athletic Trainer
of the Year

2018     ​Tom Mulligan

2017     Gregg Spratt
2016     Corey Tremble
2013     Mike Ryan
2009     Tom Smith
2005     Stanley Wong
2003     Jason Serbus

High School Athletic Trainer
of the Year

2018     Stacey Parrish

2017     Marie Freudenthal
2016     Ian Graulich
2015     Ken Keister
2013     Mary Medina
2011     Glenda Hammons
2010     John Karl
2009     Kristopher Klein
2008     Alan Morales
2007     Perry Revlett
2006     JP Hamilton
2005     Vinny Scavo
2004     Matthew Meideros
2003     Torrance Williams
2002     Craig Portwood
2001     Elaine Judy
2000     Holly Panas
1999     Stephanie Lennon
1998     Tinker Marshl
1997     Christina Booe-Farley
1995     Joe Underwood
1994     Frank Grimaldi
1993     Stephanie Lennon
1992     Kevin Matthews

Clinical Athletic Trainer of the Year
2018     Daniel Teahan

2017     Ian Stites
2016     Kari Riddle
2011     John McFarland
2010     Kellie Cox
2009     Anthony Staffa
2008     Bob Hammons
2007     Jerry Stevens
2006     Bill Biaggi
2005     David Parks
2004     Amy Hoffmann
2003     Matt Glogowski
2002     Don Teahan
2001     Mary Krikland
2000     Tim Desmarteau
1999     Don Teahan
1998     Gary Gillis
1997     Jeri Francoeur
1996     Corky Calhoun
1995     Steve Glickman
1994     Ken Schields
1993     Tim McLane
1992     Marisa Brunett

 

College\University Athletic Trainer of the Year
2018     Doug Frye

2017     John Barrett
2016     Michele Latimer
2015     Jennifer Doherty-Restrepo
2013     Jennifer Plant
2011     Patricia Tripp
2008     Gianluca Del Rossi
2007     Bo McDougal
2005     Kristin Schellhase
2004     Joel Beam
2002     Brian Anderson
2001     Ray Castle
2000     Mike Weild
1999     Sue Guyer
1998     Mike Estes
1997     MaryBeth Horodyski
1995     Kim Morris
1994     Carl Cramer
1993     Randy Oravetz
1992     Barry Clements