Do you know an athletic trainer who is worthy of national distinction? Consider nominating them for a national award! Nominations for NATA’s national awards will be accepted starting Aug. 1. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 15. All application and support materials will be due Oct. 1. Any NATA member may nominate a colleague for one of the association’s national honors or awards. Please visit the Honors and Awards page on the NATA website and select an award to view the description, past recipients, eligibility requirements and nomination procedures.
The following timeline applies to these NATA awards: Hall of Fame, Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer, AT Service Award, Fellows, Honorary Membership, the Gail Weldon Award of Excellence and the Jack Weakley Award of Distinction. The other awards listed on this page have different timelines, so please click through to each award for specific information. MORE
August 1 – September 15 Nominations accepted
October 1 Deadline to return all application and support materials
February Award Recipients selected
June Awards presented during the NATA Convention & AT Expo
THE GATORADE SECONDARY SCHOOL ATHLETIC TRAINER AWARD
Gatorade recognizes a certified athletic trainer from each district who has made outstanding contributions in furthering their high school’s athletic training program or the overall profession of secondary school athletic training. Nominate here.
THE TIM KERIN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE
The annual Tim Kerin Award for Excellence celebrates the memory of Tim Kerin and supports the profession of athletic training. Symbolized with a three-leaf clover, the honor is given to an athletic trainer who embodies Tim Kerin’s finest qualities: service, dedication and integrity. Nominate here.