Lorenz C.Williams

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Lorenz C. “Red” Williams, ATC/R

1932 – 2008

Education:

University of Colorado, B.S. – 1961
Southeast Missouri State University, M.Ed – 1975

Positions:

Pueblo County Junior High School, Colorado: Teacher & Coach
Cannon City High School, Colorado: Teacher, Asst. Coach, & Athletic Trainer
Plainview Texas High School: First Full Time Athletic Trainer
Southeast Missouri State University, Head Athletic Trainer, 1967-1983
Southeast Missouri State University, Instructor of Physical Education

Certification:

National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification – 1970

Military:

U.S. Navy, 1951-1955

Activities:

Hosted first Cramer Student Clinic at Southeast Missouri State University
Instructor Cramer Student Clinic University of Oklahoma
Speaker for numerous coaching and injury clinics in Southeast Missouri
Charter member of State High School Activity Association Sports Medicine Committee
Consultant to area high schools on athletic injuries
Provided free treatment on medical recommendation to injured high school athletes
Initiated extensive rehabilitative program for faculty and students at Southeast Missouri State University after his own illnesses, which necessitated his retirement from full time athletic trainer position
Mentored and supervised 63 athletic training students during his tenure

Awards:

National Athletic Trainers Assocation 20 Year Award
National Athletic Trainers Assocation 25 Year Award