Listed below are the athletic trainers from Minnesota who have been honored by the National Athletic Trainers' Association.
NATA Hall of Fame
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame exists to recognize the very best of our profession. Induction into the Hall of Fame honors athletic trainers who exemplify the mission of NATA through significant, lasting contributions that enhance the quality of health care provided by athletic trainers and advance the profession. These men and women have shaped the profession through their noteworthy accomplishments and dedication to service, leadership and professionalism.
2020 Denise Fandel
2018 Gary Reinholtz
2016 Patrick Sexton,
2007 Cynthia "Sam" Booth
1994 Gordon L. Graham
NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer
The Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leadership, volunteer service, advocacy and distinguished professional activities as an athletic trainer. MDAT recipients have been involved in the service and leadership activities at the national and district level. No other award, NATA or otherwise, is a prerequisite for eligibility for MDAT.
2010 Patrick Sexton
2002 Cynthia "Sam" Booth
1996 Gary Reinholtz
NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award
The Athletic Trainer Service award recognizes NATA members for their contributions to the athletic training profession as a volunteer at the local and state levels. ATSA recipients have been involved in professional associations, community organizations, grassroots public relations efforts and service as a volunteer athletic trainer. No other award, NATA or otherwise, is a prerequisite for eligibility for the ATSA.
2019 Amy Hamilton
2018 Troy Hoehn
2012 Mike Doyle
2007 Patrick Sexton
2006 Gordy Graham
1997 Lori Glover
Gail Weldon Award of Excellence
The Gail Weldon Award of Excellence recognizes one athletic trainer each year who has displayed an exceptional commitment to mentoring, professional development and life balancing for women athletic trainers or significant contributions to improve the health care of females provided by athletic trainers.
2020 Catherine Grove