Recognizing state leaders

NATA formally recognizes leaders in the athletic training profession at the state level through the Emerging Leader award and the Excellence in Leadership Distinction.


Leadership Awards


Excellence in Leadership

2017 Winners:

  • Cynthia Clivio, ATC
  • Jennifer Rheeling, MS, ATC
  • William "Sully" Sullivan, MS, ATC


2016 Winners:

  • Craig Bennett, ATC

  • Craig Voll, ATC


Emerging Leader

  • 2017: Katie LaRue Martin, ATC, Ohio
  • 2016: Amy Brugge, ATC