MISSOURI ATHLETIC TRAINERS' ASSOCIATION
Established in 1984
Honors and Awards
Each year the Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association recognizes those who contribute to the care and safety of athletes in Missouri through three awards: The Outstanding Athletic Trainer of the Year Award, MoATA Hall of Fame, and the Glenn L. McElroy Service Award. Criteria for each award is below.
To submit a nomination, please contact:
Cindy Robb, MA, ATC, LAT
William Woods University, Fulton, MO 65251-2388
MOATA Outstanding ATHLETIC TRAINER OF THE YEAR
Do you know a Certified Athletic Trainer who has done an outstanding job this past year? Someone who has represented the profession in the community and made a difference in the lives of others? Nominate this person for the Athletic Trainer of the Year Award!
Nominee must be an active member of MOATA
Nominee must be Certified through the NATABOC and Licensed in Missouri
Nominee must have made outstanding contributions in the field of Athletic Training during this past year.
You must send a letter stating why this person should be recognized
NOMINATIONS DUE April 1st
MOATA SPORTS MEDICINE HALL OF FAME
Do you know a Certified Athletic Trainer, Team Physician, or Prominent Person in Sports Medicine who deserves recognition? Someone who has represented the profession in the community and made a difference in the lives of athletes for the last 15 or 20 years? Nominate this person for the Sports Medicine Hall of Fame!
To be considered for recognition in the MOATA Sports Medicine Hall of Fame nominees must meet one of the following criteria:
I. NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer
A. Minimum of fifteen years as a NATABOC certified athletic trainer within the State of Missouri
B. Minimum of fifteen years as a member of MOATA
C. Licensed athletic trainer within the State of Missouri
D. Dedicated service and contributions beyond the call of duty
II. Team physician for high school, college, or professional teams
A. Minimum of twenty years as a team doctor
B. Licensed physician that provides medical coverage for a high school, college or professional team within the state of Missouri
C. Dedicated service and contributions beyond the call of duty
III. Special Category
A. Prominent personality in sports medicine within the State of Missouri exhibiting:
1. Contributions in athletic training.
2. Contributions in service.
3. Resident of Missouri for minimum of 20 years
To have a Nominee considered for induction into the MOATA Sports Medicine Hall of Fame, a Sponsor must follow this procedure:
I. Nominee must qualify under section I, II, or III listed above under requirements
II. Sponsor must be a NATABOC certified member of the Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association and licensed as an athletic trainer in the State of Missouri
III. Sponsor will compile data to support the inductee’s qualifications and reasons for recommendation. The Nominee should not be aware of the recommendation and investigation if at all possible
IV. Sponsor will present material both in written form and in an oral presentation to the Hall of Fame Committee for consideration of the Nominee
V. Upon presentation of material to the Hall of Fame Committee, the Nominee must receive two-thirds of the yes votes of the Hall of Fame Committee. This vote is on a written ballot and the voting is not to exceed 14 days after sponsor’s presentation.
The Glenn L. McElroy, MD Distinguished Service Award
“The Glenn L. McElroy, MD Distinguished Service Award shall be awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the profession of Athletic Training in the State of Missouri. This award may be bestowed upon any individual who is or has been involved in the advancement of athletic training and is passionate about treating athletes with excellence.”
You must send a detailed letter stating why this person should be recognized
NOMINATIONS DUE BY APRIL 1ST
To receive additional information or to submit a nomination, please contact:
Cindy Robb, MA, ATC, LAT
One University Avenue
Center for Human Performance, Office 121
William Woods University
Fulton, MO 65251-2388
Nominations for the MOATA Hall of Fame and Athletic Trainer of the Year are due April 1st. If you know someone deserving of recognition, make sure you get your recommendation submitted!
District 5 Nominations MAATA SPORTS MEDICINE HALL OF FAME
National Athletic Trainers' Association Award recommendations
The Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association (MOATA), is a member of The National Athletic Trainers' Association, District V.
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