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Hall of Fame Criteria

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Please save forms as Word documents and email them as attachments to Megan Lawrence  All other letters of recommendation and resumes should also be sent as Word documents as well. For questions, email Megan Lawrence.

Nomination Process

A. Any IATA certified member may nominate an Athletic Trainer for this award.

B. The nomination form must be completed and submitted by the deadline of March 1.

C. Only NATA and/or State Certified Athletic Trainers may receive this award.

Selection Process

A. All nominations must be postmarked by the deadline date.

B. The nominee must have worked a minimum of fifteen (15) years at an institution in Indiana.

C. The nominee can be eligible if he/she were retired or deceased prior to the formation of the IATA.

D. It is preferred that the nominee has NATA membership, but this is not required.

E. The nominee should be active in advancing the profession of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine (i.e.: education, research, speaking, writing, etc.).

F. The nominee should be a well-respected member of their community (i.e.: volunteer, civic organizations, church, school).

G. The nominee should make contributions/support to the IATA and the profession of Athletic Training.

H. The nominee should make contributions to the athletes and athletics in Indiana.

I. A curriculum vitae/resume must be submitted before a nominee is presented to the full Awards Committee.

J. The Committee shall make a recommendation of no less than one (1) and no more than three (3) candidates to the IATA Executive Council.

K. In the event that no nomination is received, the Awards Committee rejects all nominee/s, or the Executive Council rejects the nominee/s, the Awards Committee is then responsible for nominating and recommending a candidate to the Executive Council.

L. Non-selected nominees will be considered one additional year following the initial nomination.

Election Process

A. The Executive Council officially elects the Athletic Trainer for induction into the Hall of Fame.

B. No more than three recipients will be selected per year.

C. The Election results are publicly announced at the IATA Awards Banquet held in conjunction with the IATA Annual Educational Meeting.

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