Sponsor Award

SEATA is very appreciative of our many friends that have supported athletic trainers through the years.  We honor those who have made an impact on our organization through their contributions.

2021        None

2020        Eric Kearns, Henry-Schein

2019        Optim Healthcare

2018        Phil Page, Performance Health

2017        Orlando Orthopaedic Center

2016        Mississippi Sports Medicine &

                Orthopaedic Center

2013        Crandall Woodson  & Daron Bright                   
               Bledsoe Brace

2010        Mueller Sports Medicine

2009        Bill & Christine Bertrand, CSM Canvas

2008        Dr. J. Robert Cade

2007        Sonny Allen, Adams USA

2006        Neal Fink

2005        Mississippi Sports Medicine &

                Orthopaedic Center

2004        John Miller

2003        Gerry Detty

2002        Ken Young

2001        Don Courson



  • This award is open to businesses, medical practices, and organizations that have supported healthcare services above and beyond the expected, in support of athletic trainers in SEATA.

  • Business must be service-oriented, not product-oriented.

  • Must be nominated online.

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

SEATA Awards Nomination Form


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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