Top of the Class

January 29, 2015
Friday afternoon brought with it a new class inducted in the NATA Hall of Fame. This year's six inductees are all incredibly accomplished and have contributed greatly to the field of athletic training. The NATA did a fantastic job of putting a video tribute together for each inductee, and their speeches were moving and from the heart. All in all, it was a fantastic way to honor the class of 2014. Congratulations to all!

Below is a list of this year's NATA Hall of Fame Inductees:

Jon Almquist, ATC, VATL--Concussion Specialist, Fairfax Family Practice Comprehensive Concussion Center, Athletic Training Program Administrator, Fairfax County Public Schools

David Draper, EdD, ATC, FNATA--Professor in the Exercise Sciences Department at Brigham Young University

Mark Gibson, MEd, ATC, PT--Department of Exercise and Sport Science Chair and Assistant professor, Director of Undergraduate Athletic Training Program, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Catherine "Katie" Grove, PhD, ATC, LAT--Undergraduate Athletic Training Program Director, Indiana University

Paula Sammarone Turocy, EdD, ATC--Associate Professor, Director of Pre-Medical and Health Professions Programs, Duquesne University

Kenneth Wright, DA, ATC--Professor and Director of Athletic Training Education, University of Alabama



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