The MATA Hall of Fame Award presented to Athletic Trainers who have made significant contributions to the athletic training profession though their professionalism, leadership and service in the state of Minnesota. The MATA is proud of the Athletic Trainers who have received the highest honor from the Minnesota Athletic Trainers Association-Induction into the MATA Hall of Fame.
More than one Athletic Trainer may be inducted in one calendar year. Nomination eligibility includes significant evidence of the following:
- Appropriate length of time in the profession
- Membership in NATA & MATA, at time of nomination (Nominee may have worked prior to the formation of the MATA)
- Involvement in MATA designated committee(s)
- Involvement in community organizations
- Presentations at local, state, district or national meetings
- Publications of athletic training information
- Involvement at district and national levels
Click on each name to read their remarkable personal and professional biographies.