Young Professionals’ Committee National Distinction Award - Nomination Form
The Young Professionals’ Committee recognizes one young professional athletic trainer each year that has made an immediate and definitive impact on the athletic training profession at the national, district, state or community level. The award recipient must embody the ideas, goals and mission of NATA and the Young Professionals’ Committee, and demonstrate the highest level of service, professionalism and competence.
Nomination and Eligibility
Please see the award information document for more instructions; including nomination timeframe, requirements and candidate eligibility. NATA members may nominate a young professional by downloading and completing the nomination form when the nomination period opens on August 1 and submitting all necessary materials by October 1.
Past YPC National Distinction Award Recipients
|Scott Lawrance, MS, ATC, CSCS|
|2011||Greg Janik, MS, ATC|
|2012||Bryce Gillespie, ATC|
|2013||Adam Annaccone, PES, CES|
|2014||Ryan Wilkinson, EdD, ATC, CSCS|
|2015||Dorice Hankemeier, PhD, ATC|
|2016||Ryan Weible, ATC, PES, CES|
|2017||David Marchetti, MS, AT, CSCS|
|2018||Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC|
|2019||Kaleb Birney, MS, ATC, CES|