Award, Prizes Available Through Gatorade, NATA for Athletic Trainers

         NCHSAA member schools may be interested in a special award to be presented through the National Athletic Trainers Association to athletic trainers.

       SSATC and Gatorade are excited to announce The Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award.

        This award will recognize a certified athletic trainer from each NATA district who has made outstanding contributions in furthering his or her high school’s athletic care program or the overall profession of secondary school athletic training. 

       Each district winner will receive a prize pack including a $1,000 grant toward the program featured in the winner’s submission, a Gatorade G Series Performance Package, a Gatorade Sidelines Cart, and a full-paid trip to the 2016 NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo (including flight, accommodations and registration).

       The criteria for the award include that the candidate must be an active certified athletic trainer in the year of consideration and a current member of NATA in good standing, and full-time or part-time employee in the secondary schools for at least one full academic year, among other criteria.

        Individuals cannot self-nominate. Nominations may be submitted by others including school athletic directors, fellow team practitioners
 and more.  Nominators must submit evidence to support description (photos, videos, collateral, etc.) and provide a letter of recommendation, including at least one from an employee at the candidate’s school.

         Information and the application may be found at: