MATS HONORS & AWARDS

HALL OF FAME

  • Activities, contributions, and/or service which contribute to the enhancement of the profession of athletic training in the state of Michigan

  • Activities, research, contributions, and/or service which contributes to MATS, GLATA and NATA

  • Related professional work (athletic training education, seminars/workshops, professional development activities, etc.)

  • Volunteer work in the profession (Special Olympics, Olympics/National Teams, race medical staff, etc.)

  • Contributes these activities as a certified athletic trainer over a minimum of fifteen years. Ten of these years must be active in the state of Michigan

  • Current MATS member if practicing in the state of Michigan

  • Possesses a NPI number if currently practicing as an athletic trainer

DISTINGUISHED ATHLETIC TRAINER

  • Currently active as an athletic trainer in the State of Michigan

  • Activities, contributions, and/or service which contribute to the enhancement of the profession of athletic training in the state of Michigan

  • Activities, contributions, and/or service which contributes to MATS

  • Contributes these activities as a certified athletic trainer over a minimum of ten years

  • Current MATS member

  • Possesses a NPI number

ATHLETIC TRAINER SERVICE AWARD

  • Activities, contributions, and/or service which contribute to the

  • enhancement of the profession of athletic training in the state of Michigan and/or MATS

  • Contributes these services as a certified athletic trainer OR an individual in support of athletic training in the state of Michigan

  • Nominated certified athletic trainers must be a current MATS member

  • Nominated certified athletic trainers must possess a NPI number

SECONDARY SCHOOLS ATHLETIC TRAINER AWARD

  • Currently active as an athletic trainer in the state of Michigan working in the high school setting

  • Demonstrates exemplary dedication and commitment to excellence in the care of high school athletes

  • Current MATS member

  • Possesses a NPI number

OUTSTANDING YOUNG PROFESSIONAL

  • Currently active as an athletic trainer in the state of Michigan

  • Activities, contributions, and or/service which contribute to the enhancement of the profession of athletic training in the State
    of Michigan and/or MATS

  • Demonstrates exemplary leadership and the ability to inspire others in a way that directly benefits the athletic training
    profession

  • Is currently considered a young professional (within first 10 years of certification

  • Current MATS member

  • Possesses a NPI number