Call for Nominations - TATS 2016 Awards


The Tennessee Athletic Trainers' Society Honors & Awards Committee is pleased to announce its call for nominations for all TATS Awards for 2016. Award categories include the following:

  • Sports Medicine Person of the Year
  • Joe Worden Clinic / Professional Athletic Trainer Award
  • Sandy Sandlin High School Athletic Trainer Award
  • Eugene Smith / Mickey O’Brien College Athletic Trainer Award
  • Backbone Award
  • Jerry Robertson Educator Award
  • Corporate Award
  • Lifesaver Award
  • TATS Hall of Fame (This requires a separate nomination process - See Below.)

The 2016 TATS Honors & Awards will be presented to our honored recipients at the 2016 Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium held on January 16th & 17th, 2016. If you know of a deserving individual, please take a few minutes to recognize this person for their outstanding achievements and dedication to the athletic training profession.

Additionally, the TATS Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Undergraduate and Graduate Athletic Training Student of the Year awards. The recipient of the Undergraduate and Graduate Athletic Training Student of the Year Award will each receive a $1,000.00 scholarship. The applications for all Student of the Year awards can be found by visiting the Scholarship Committee Page. UPDATE: Nominations are no closed

You can learn more about all of the honors and awards presented by TATS or you nominate a deserving individual by visiting the Honors & Awards Committee page.

The deadline for nominations is November 15th, 2015.

Thank you in advance for your nomination and we look forward to hearing of all the amazing work that athletic trainers have been doing throughout Tennessee this year.