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

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

1995

Sherry Kimbro, ATC

1994

Jim Gallaspy, ATC

1993

Tom Simmons, ATC

1992

Ron Courson, ATC

1991

Sherry Sutton, ATC

1990

R. T. Floyd, ATC

1989

David Green, ATC

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.

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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