CHUCK KIMMEL AWARD OF MERIT

One of the highest awards given to a member of the Southeast Athletic Trainers Association. Its purpose is to recognize the person that has worked for the District on a national level.  It is a way to distinguish one who has brought honor and recognition to the District.  A distinction reserved for the most able of professionals in the field of athletic training.  The SEATA Executive Board renamed the SEATA Award of Merit to the Chuck Kimmel Award of Merit on January 30, 2008, to honor Chuck Kimmel for his many contributions to the profession of athletic training through his work in SEATA and the NATA.

CHUCK KIMMEL AWARD OF MERIT

One of the highest awards given to a member of the Southeast Athletic Trainers Association. Its purpose is to recognize the person that has worked for the District on a national level.  It is a way to distinguish one who has brought honor and recognition to the District.  A distinction reserved for the most able of professionals in the field of athletic training.  The SEATA Executive Board renamed the SEATA Award of Merit to the Chuck Kimmel Award of Merit on January 30, 2008, to honor Chuck Kimmel for his many contributions to the profession of athletic training through his work in SEATA and the NATA.

2019

Marisa Brunett, MS, LAT, ATC

 

2018

Karen Lew Fierman, DHSc, LAT, ATC

2017

NONE

2016

MaryBeth Horodyski, EdD, ATC, FNATA

 

2015

Gerard, White, Med, ATC

 

2014

Donna Wesley, MS, ATC, LAT

 

2013

Mike Wilkinson, MS, ATC, LAT

 

2012

None

 

2011

Ray Castle, PhD, ATC

 

2010

Ron Courson, ATC, PT, NREMT-I, CSCS

2009

Bill McDonald, MS, ATC

 

2008

Al Green, ATC, EMT

2007

Keith Webster, ATC

2006

MaryBeth Horodyski, EdD, ATC

2005

Chuck Kimmel, ATC

2004

David Green, ATC

2003

Frank Grimaldi, ATC

2002

Leroy Mullins, ATC

2001

R. T. Floyd, ATC

 

 

 

 

 

LINKS & INFORMATION

Eligibility

  • Nominees must have 10 years of service as an active Certified member of SEATA.
  • Nominees must have served in a leadership capacity for SEATA for a minimum of five (5) years. This may include serving as an officer, committee chair, educational program chair, etc.

  • Must currently be a Certified or Retired member of SEATA and in good standing with his/her respective state, or in good standing at the time of retirement.

  • Nominees must have exhibited exemplary leadership in their service role, significantly advancing the mission and goals of the SEATA and, the profession of athletic training.

  • Must be nominated online and a current resume detailing the above service submitted to the SEATA Honors and Awards Committee at seata.honorsandawards@gmail.com.

  • Any unsuccessful nomination will be retained and reconsidered for one additional year after the original nomination.
  • This award does not have to be presented annually if there are no qualified candidate(s) nominated.

SEATA Awards Nomination Form

2000

Steve Moore, ATC

 

1999

Sue Stanley-Green, ATC

 

1998

Jay Shoop, ATC

 

1997

Jim Gallaspy, ATC

 

1996

Eva Clifton, ATC

 

1995

Warren Morris, ATC

 

1994

Jerry Robertson, ATC

 

1993

Jack Redgren, ATC

 

1992

Dean Kleinschmidt, ATC

 

1991

Tim Kerin, ATC

 

1990

Doug May, ATC

 

1989

Chris Patrick, ATC

 

1988

Jerry Rhea, ATC

 

1987

Bobby Barton, ATC

The Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA) is District IX of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.  It is a not-for-profit organization dealing with the concerns of its members and the profession of athletic training as a whole.  This association was first started back in 1950.  Initially comprised of the members of the Southeastern Conference schools, this district is represented by Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

SEATA

P.O. Box 931

Thibodaux, LA  70302

SEATA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or age.  SEATA is committed to accessibility and nondiscrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities.  Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact the program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

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