Missouri Sports Medicine Hall of Fame
The Missouri Sports Medicine Hall of Fame honors medical professionals who have made long standing contributions that have had a significant impact on the profession of athletic training and the health care provided by athletic trainers. The leadership, dedication, and service of these individuals is recognized by athletic trainers across the state of Missouri. The Hall of Fame is currently housed at the offices of the Columbia Orthopedic Group in Columbia, MO.
Glenn L. McElroy, MD Outstanding Service Award
The Glenn L. McElroy, MD Outstanding Service Award is a prestigious award given to an individual who played an exemplary role in the profession of athletic training. The recipient of this award has provided remarkable service to the profession of athletic training and to the patients they serve.
Dr. McElroy, was a physician in Columbia, MO who dedicated his time and practice to providing excellence in the field of sports medicine. A tremendous supporter of athletic trainers in the state of Missouri, he emphasized the need for athletic trainers in Missouri schools and at all sporting events. He valued the athletic trainer the primary health care professional in treating athletic injuries. He was willing to share his knowledge and expertise with athletic trainers. Most of all Dr. McElroy was a very giving and selfless man who went out of his way to help his fellow man. He was a great role model. He was a charter member of the Missouri Sports Medicine Hall of Fame.
MoATA Outstanding Athletic Trainer of the Year
The MoATA Outstanding Athletic Trainer of the Year award is presented to a Missouri athletic trainer whose performance has exceeded the expectations of an athletic trainer. This award is intended to recognize a single effort or a series of actions over the course of a year that benefited the membership of MoATA or deeply influenced the care we provide.
District and National Awards
Take the time to recognize an athletic trainer for their dedication and service at the District and National level.