John D Rockwell


John D. (Jack) Rockwell, PT, ATC/R

1925 – 2007


B.S. University of Kansas
R.P.T. University of Kansas
M.S. University of Colorado

Experience and Contributions:

Head Athletic Trainer, Bremerton Bluejackets Baseball, Western International League
Head Athletic Trainer, Olympic Junior College, Bremerton, Washington
Assistant Athletic Trainer, University of Kansas
Head Athletic Trainer, University of Colorado
Head Athletic Trainer, St. Louis Cardinals Professional Football Club, 1960-1971
Head Athletic Trainer, Southern California Sun, WFL
Director of Santa Rosa Sports Medicine Center
Sports Medicine Consultant, HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Center


U.S. Army
Combat Infantry Badge
4 Campaign Ribbons
5 Battle Stars
Purple Heart
Distinguished Service Unit Citation
Victory Medal


Olympic Games – Melbourne 1956, Rome 1960, Sapporo 1964, Mexico City 1968, Munich 1972, Montreal 1976, Los Angeles 1984
Head Athletic Trainer, USA Basketball Team Russian Tour, 1984
National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame, 1977
Head Athletic Trainer and Therapist for the USA Gymnastics Teams from 1976-1988
Head Athletic Trainer and Therapist for numerous Olympic Teams
Athletic Trainer and Therapist USVBA Open Championship, Reno
Athletic Trainer and Therapist LPGA Fitness Van
Spirit of Flame Award, 1993
NATA District 8 and 5 Hall of Fame, 1994