MONROE ABRAM RECEIVES TENNESSEE COLLEGE ATHLETIC
TRAINER OF THE YEAR AWARD NASHVILLE
--- Tennessee State University head athletics
Abram has been honored as Tennessee College
Athletic Trainer of the Year.
players count on trainer to fix what ails
read on John "Doc" Harvey.
September 15-October 15 is Hispanic-American
In a continuing effort to recognize inviduals
who have paved the way for future ATCs, three
Hispanic-American athletic trainers are profiled
in celebration of this special occasion. Click
on a link below to view the accomplishments of
these noteworthy individuals.
Increasing Diversity Through
Entry-Level Graduate Athletic Training Education.
The goal of this new project is
to increase diversity in the profession by attracting
students from historically
black colleges and universities to attend entry-level
master’s degree programs in athletic training.
For a complete list of entry-level graduate athletic
education programs, please click here.
May is reccognized as Asian-Pacific American Heritage
During the month of May, the EDAC is promoting
awareness of the contributions that Asian-Pacific American
athletic trainers have made to the profession. Click
on a link below to view the profiles of these outstanding
many of you know, February is Black History Month. This
is an important time to recognize prominent African-American
athletic trainers who have paved the way for many ethnically
diverse athletic trainers, as well as others. During
each week of February, their pioneering efforts will
be profiled on the EDAC website. Click on a link below
view the profiles.
3-9: Dr. Marsha Grant Ford
10-16: Ronnie Barnes
February 17-23: Bill Chisolm (pdf file)
24-28: Henry "Buddy" Taylor
David Perrin delivers heartfelt William "Pinky" Newell Memorial
address. In case you have not heard about the address, it is a MUST read. Click here to
view the transcript.
all students! The mentor database is now up
and running. If you have already signed up, please
check your info
for accuracy. If you have not signed up, submit your
information via the on-line form. Click here to
view the database.
to address the "diversity requirement" in your
Ron Wagner, ATC highlights issues and strategies for addressing
diversity in ATEPs in the February edition of the NATA
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