Each year the Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine recognizes one individual for exceptional performance as a head athletic trainer in each of the following collegiate divisions: NCAA D1, NCAA D2, NCAA D3, NAIA, Junior College/Community College and Club, Intramural, and Recreational Sports. Award recipients are actively involved in their community or campus, athletic training associations and promotion of the profession.
- Currently employed as a full-time Head Athletic Trainer (or equivalent) in a collegiate setting
- Professional experience in a collegiate setting (does not have to be continuous or at the same institution)
- Experience as Head Athletic Trainer (or equivalent)