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.

R. T. FLOYD DISTRICT AWARD

There are many people who serve SEATA very well.  It is dedicated to the person who has given of himself or herself to promote, lead, and work for the District.  They may not have served on a national level but have made significant contributions on the district level.

In March 2015 the SEATA Executive Board renamed this award to the R.T. Floyd District Award to recognize R.T. Floyd for his outstanding contributions to SEATA and the athletic training profession.

LINKS & INFORMATION

Eligibility

  • Nominees must be active members of SEATA for at least 10 years, with 5 years immediately preceding their nomination.

  • Nominees must have been involved in a specific initiative/project to further the goals of SEATA.

  • Nominees must have demonstrated measurable outcomes of their efforts.

  • Nominees must have shown evidence of involving and leading other members in the process of developing the project.

  • 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.

  • This award does not have to be presented annually if there are no qualified candidate(s) nominated.

SEATA Awards Nomination Form

2020        Bob Nevil, LAT, ATC, PT

 

2019        Chris King, ATC

2018        Patricia M. Tripp, PhD, ATC

2016        Michael Van Bruggen, MS, ATC, LAT

 

2015        Rich Frazee, MS, ATC

2014        Chris Snoddy, ATC, LAT

2013        Tom Bair, ATC

2010        Donna Wesley, MS, ATC, LAT

2009        Mike Wilkinson, MS, ATC, LAT

2008        Marisa Brunett, MS, ATC, LAT

2007        Gary Wilkerson, ATC

2006        Jim Mackie, ATC

2005        Ray Castle, ATC

2004        Janet Passman, ATC

2003        John Anderson, ATC

2002        MaryBeth Horodyski, ATC

2001        J. C. Anderson, ATC

2000        Nick Pappas, ATC

1999        Bob Goodwin, ATC

1998        Gary Harrelson, ATC
 

1997        Chris Gillespie, ATC

1996        Keith Webster, ATC

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1995        Sherry Kimbro, ATC

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1994        Jim Gallaspy, ATC

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1993        Tom Simmons, ATC

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1992        Ron Courson, ATC

1991        Sherry Sutton, ATC

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1990        R. T. Floyd, ATC

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1989        David Green, ATC

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1988        Chuck Kimmel, 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.

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