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Capital Hill Day

District 7 Director, Bart Peterson and Director Elect, Chris Mathewson "Hit the Hill" to support the YSSA and to speak with lawmakers about athletic training.


From Arizona

Coyote Game

Phoenix Coyotes AT Night

The Phoenix Coyotes held an AT night at their game against the St. Louis Blues on March 2nd as part of Athletic Training Month. Ron Kordonowy at Greenway High School headed this effort and over 100 ATs attended the game. Also, as part of this effort, Fox Sports AZ highlighted AT month during their game coverage and showcased soundbites of Coyotes AT Jason Serbus working with Shane Doan.



AzATA on the Hill


  AT Day on the AZ Capital Hill

 Several AzATA members were on    hand at the 2014 AT Day at the  Capital, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.







Peterson on the Hill

Peterson Represents at YSSA Meeting 

Palo Verde HS Athletic Director, Bart Peterson was in Washington, DC representing the Tucson Unified School District at the 2014 Youth Sport Safety Alliance Meeting.



From Colorado

Vilani in Durango
Durango City, Ignacio Proclaim AT Month

The Durango City Council issued a proclamation declaring March to be National Athletic Training Month within the city. Fort Lewis College ATS, Julia Vilani (pictured) was on hand to receive the proclamation and addressed the council articulating the importance of hiring ATs in secondary school settings.

The Ignacio, Colarado Town Council issued a proclamation declaring March to be National Athletic Training Month. AT, Kolin Tomlinson was present to receive the proclamation. Ignacio Independent Schools Superintendent, Rocco Fuschetto, EdD, took the opportunity to make a few positive remarks about the profession and the valuable services provided by Mr. Tomlinson for the school and in the community.

Fort Lewis College Student Awarded Scholarship

Fort Lewis College ATS Andre de Faria Filho was recently awarded a scholarship to attend the 2014 Institute of Sports for Collegiate Sports Medicine Student Leadership Workshop.



Aberton and Mahmood Receive Honors

Shannon Aberton of Boulder HS and Joey Mahmood of Mullen HS were recognized as the 2014 Denver Nuggets Excellence in High School Athletic Training Award winners.Dylan Gabel of Ponderosa HS was awarded the comeback athlete of the year award. The awards are sponsored by Denver Nuggets AT Jim Gillen.

 










From New Mexico

High School Sports Medicine Program Recognized During National AT Month

In honor of National Athletic Trainers' Month, the Rio Rancho Observer wrote an article that both promoted athletic training and highlighted two high school seniors who are active in the V.S. Cleveland High School Sports Medicine program and are interested in pursuing a career in athletic training.
     


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