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Congrats to Andy Smith for being inducted into the NYSATA Hall of Fame! We are proud to have him as a BOC volunteer as part of the EDC Outside Review group.
BOC Exam Development Committee volunteer, Shone Gipson, is featured in The Buffalo News.
BOC Athletic Trainer Director, James Malseed, informs why every AT needs a well thought-out plan for electronic communication in October's Training & Conditioning. To read more, please click here.
Congrats to Joni Jenkins of Kentucky, Lisa Walker of Utah, and the Hawaii Athletic Trainers’ Association for being awarded the Public Advocacy Award for demonstrating leadership in protecting athletic training consumers. (July 2013)
Congrats to Sara Brown, MS, ATC, for being awarded the Paul Grace Leadership Award, established by the BOC Board of Directors to recognize individuals who have excelled in developing/designing/implementing programs or practices that have contributed to the BOC’s mission. (July 2013)
Congrats to the BOC’s 2013 Dan Libera Service Award recipients: Jan Clifton, Kevin Ennis, Mike Ferrara, Bob Moss, Carol Moss and Wayne Wagner. (June 2013)
Congrats to Rusty McKune, ATC for being awarded the OPPD Service to Community Safety Award. Rusty serves as President of the Nebraska State Athletic Trainers' Association and is BOC Athletic Trainer Director-Elect (May 2013).
BOC volunteer Bob Marley from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston earned the 2013 Most Valuable Athletic Trainer Award, sponsored by Sports Health. Congrats and thank you for your dedication to the profession! To read more, please click here. (April 2012)
Congratulations to the following BOC volunteers for being recipients of 2013 NATA Awards: Cynthia Clivio, Jill Dale, David Stuckey, David Berry, James Malseed and Mark Hoffman. To read more, please click here. (March 2013)
Past BOC volunteer Alan Freedman, MEd, ATC, with Stony Brook University Athletic Training, was on the Today Show. (February 2013)
BOC Board of Director-Elect, Rusty McKune, managed the 128-person volunteer medical team at the U.S. Figure Skating Champtionships at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. To read more, please click here. (January 2013)
Chad Starkey, BOC volunteer and Ohio University associate professor of athletic training, was featured in a WOUB Public Media article sharing about how Ohio University is ready to prove it's up to the task of managing injuries. To read more, please click here. (October 2012)
Jon Almquist, ATC, former BOC test site administrator, was inducted in to the Delaware Valley High School Hall of Fame. To read more, please click here. To watch his interview on CNN, please click here. (October 2012)
Congrats to Darryl Conway, ATC, for receiving the University of Delaware's Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement. Conway is on the Exam Development Committee's Outside Review Group. To read more, please click here. (September 2012)
Congrats to to Bob Casmus, ATC, who is a BOC volunteer on the Exam Development Committee for his quick response to an emergency at a football game. The player was in a collision with teammates and is now walking. To read more, please click here. (August 2012)
Congrats to BOC Athletic Trainer Director Michael Ferrara, PhD, ATC, FNATA, who had his article featured in a special section about preventing heat illness in the July/August Training & Conditioning magazine. (July 2012)
Congrats to Joe Lueken, MS, ATC who is the NATA Foundation Volunteer of the Year! Joe is a BOC volunteer and is one of the Co-Chairs on the BOC Exam Development Committee. Read more in the NATA Research & Education Foundation eBlast Newsletter. (June 2012)
Congrats to the BOC’s 2012 Dan Libera Service Award recipients: Paul DeMartinis, ATC; Jose Rivera, ATC; Michael Stanwood, ATC; Scott Street, ATC; Sue Wielgosz, ATC. (June 2012)
Congrats to Jim Malseed, MEd, ATC, RAA, at Archmere Academy for receiving the Ted Quedenfeld Award at their annual symposium. Jim is an Athletic Trainer Director on the BOC board and is the third Delaware AT to receive the Quedenfeld Award. (June 2012)
Congrats to Kim Peer, EdD, LAT, ATC, for earning the distinction of NATA Fellow in 2012 and being inducted in to the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association’ (OATA) Hall of Fame. She helped the BOC in the development of the Professional Responsibility Modules. (May 2012)
Congrats to Robbie Lester, ATC, and Jon Almquist, ATC, for being inducted in to the MAATA District 3 Hall of Fame. Robbie served on the BOC Board of Directors from 1992 to 1996 and was secretary of the board 1993-1996. Jon was a BOC test site administrator. (May 2012)
Congrats to BOC volunteer Tim McLane, MBA, ATC, for being inducted in to the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association (SEATA) Hall of Fame. Please click here for the official press release. (April 2012)
Congrats to BOC Athletic Trainer Director, Michael Ferrara, PhD, ATC, for being inducted in to the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association (SEATA) Hall of Fame. Please click here for the official press release. (April 2012)
Congrats to BOC Board of Directors’ Treasurer Jan C. Lauer, MA, ATC, CSCS, on receiving the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA) Golden Pinnacle Award. Please click here for the official press release. (April 2012)
Congrats to BOC Executive Director Denise Fandel, MBA, CAE, AT Ret., for being inducted in to the Nebraska State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NSATA) Hall of Fame during the Mid-America Athletic Trainers’ Association (MAATA) District Symposium in Topeka, KS. Please click here for the official press release. (April 2012)
Congrats to the BOC volunteers who are included among the 2012 recipients of the NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award: Jill Dale, Shaun McCarthy, Katherine Newsham, David Stuckey, Leslee Taylor, Tamara Valovich McLeod and Ron Walker. (March 2012)
Congrats to BOC volunteers Marcell "Micki" Cuppett and Lorna Strong who are included among the 2012 recipients of the NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award. (March 2012)
Congrats to AT Director, Jim Malseed, MEd, ATC, RAA, on his induction to the Archmere Academy Alumni Association's Annual Sports Hall of Fame. Jim has been a long-time Archmere AT and Chair of the Department of Health and Physical Education. (February 2012)
BOC volunteer Darryl Conway, MA, ATC, EMT, Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine at the University of Maryland, was featured in the November Training & Conditioning magazine Q&A. (November 2011)
Congrats to Bernadette Olson, EdD, ATC, for being awarded the Paul Grace Leadership Award, established by the BOC Board of Directors to recognize individuals who have excelled in developing/designing/implementing programs or practices that have contributed to the BOC’s mission. (July 2011)
Congrats to Rusty McKune, MS, ATC, for being awarded the Public Advocacy Award for demonstrating leadership in protecting athletic training consumers. He was instrumental in the development of LB260, The Concussion Awareness Act. (July 2011)
BOC volunteer Robert Casmus, ATC, Head Athletic Trainer at Catawba College, was featured in the May/June 2011 Training & Conditioning magazine Q&A. (June 2011)
BOC volunteer Phil Hossler, ATC, Head Athletic Trainer at East Brunswick (NJ) High School and author of four books, was featured in the May/June 2011 Training & Conditioning magazine Q&A. (June 2011)
Congrats to the BOC’s 2011 Dan Libera Service Award recipients: Mark Cherwony, ATC; Joe Harvey, presented posthumously; John Leard, ATC; Joseph Lueken, ATC; Jack McNeeley, AT Ret.; Bernadette Olson, ATC; Bonnie Siple, ATC; and Ken Wolfert, AT Ret. (June 2011)
Congrats to Rusty McKune, MS, ATC, for being awarded the George F. Sullivan Athletic Trainer of the Year Award. As Head Athletic Trainer at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and President of the Nebraska State Athletic Trainers’ Association, Rusty goes above and beyond the call of duty in promoting and improving the profession. (May 2011)
Thanks to BOC volunteer Paul Ullucci, DPT, ATC, SCS, for sharing the need for Athletic Trainers to be in the secondary school setting through his lecture to school administrators and state legislators at the RIATA Conference during National Athletic Training Month. (May 2011)
Congrats to BOC Executive Director, Denise Fandel, CAE, on her induction to the Mid-America Athletic Trainers' Association (MAATA) Hall of Fame. She will be honored on Friday, March 18th at the MAATA district meeting. To read more, please click here. (March 2011)
Congrats to the BOC volunteers who are included among the 2011 recipients of NATA awards, a nationwide level of recognition for their outstanding work in the profession. Their accomplishments will be recognized during the 62nd Annual NATA Meeting & Clinical Symposium. Please click here for more details. (March 2011)
Congrats to Katy Ewalt, MS, ATC, HHP, guest editor of the September 2010 edition of the Journal of Dance Medicine and Science. This issue focuses on the role ATs can play in keeping performers healthy and active and shares the value of athletic training services. To read more, please click here. (September 2010)
Congrats to Stephen Bair, MEd, ATC, for being selected by the NATA Research & Education Foundation as the 2010 Volunteer Service Award recipient and the Tim Kerin Award recipient for excellence in athletic training! (July 2010)
Thank you to Bernadette Olson, EdD, ATC
Peter Koehneke, MS, ATC; Bernadette Olson, EdD, ATC; Denise Fandel, CAE
, for serving as a BOC Athletic Trainer Director from 2003 to 2010! Please click here for the official press release. (July 2010)
Congrats to BOC Athletic Trainer Director Frank Walters, PhD, LAT, ATC, who was inducted in to the NATA Hall of Fame in 2010! (June 2010)
Congrats to Exam Development Committee member Robert Casmus, MS, LAT, ATC, for receiving the 2010 NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Training Award! (June 2010)
Congrats to BOC Nominating Committee Chair Valerie Herzog, EdD, LAT, ATC, for being the NATA Grassroots Star of the Week! (June 2010)
Thank you to Valerie Cohen, PT, ATC
Valerie Cohen, PT, ATC; Chad Kinart, MS, ATC
, for her work as the Item Bank Chair for the BOC Exam Development Committee and Congrats for receiving the 3-year service award! (June 2010)