The Michigan Athletic Trainer’s Society is a professional membership organization for Athletic Trainers (AT), Athletic Training students, and others who seek to advance the profession of Athletic Training in the State of Michigan. Athletic Trainers are recognized as allied health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, clinical evaluation and assessment, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities.   

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HONORS AND AWARDS

Chair 

Jeremy Marra, MS, AT, ATC, CSCS
University of Michigan

mats.honors@gmail.com

The Honors and Awards committee is chaired by Jeremy Marra, MS, AT, ATC, CSCS and has the following Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain the Hall of Fame.

  2. Coordinate with History and Archives Chairperson a record of all Michigan award and scholarship winners from the NATA, District and Michigan.

  3. Communicate the guidelines to the membership (in the fall newsletter) of the selection process for prospective Hall of Fame, Distinguished Athletic Trainer and Service Awards candidates.

  4. Distribute biographical data sheets to all nominees.

  5. Collect and review all biographical data sheets.

  6. Submit a list to the Executive Board of all nominees for the purpose of discussing and selecting the recipient(s) for the awards. Identify for the Executive Board previous award winners who may be eligible for nomination of District and National awards.

  7. Present award(s) [NATA, District and State] at the Annual Golf Outing/Hall of Fame dinner.

  8. Provide Certificates of Appreciation to recipients identified by the Executive Board, and to Committee Chairpersons upon resignation.

  9. Prepare memorial resolutions for the newsletter.

  10. Coordinate any MATS Scholarship Award.

The Michigan Athletic Trainers Society awards the following honors.  Click on the award title to learn more.

Hall of Fame

Distinguished Athletic Trainer

Athletic Training Service Award

Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award

Outstanding Young Professional

 

For award criteria, please view application material HERE

 

Applications must be electronically submitted NO LATER THAN March 31. Completed application packets should be emailed to mats.honors@gmail.com

(Miller, Fines, Cartwright, Hass, and Lewis, 2019)

 

Congratulations to the 2019 MATS Honorees who received their awards at the MATS Annual Honors and Awards Luncheon on June 14 in East Lansing, MI.