AWARDS

The CATA Managing Board would like to solicit your nominations for individuals deserving of being recognized for the CATA State Recognition or CATA Special Service Awards, or CATA Lifesaver Award (see descriptions below). Nominations and supporting paperwork (see below) can be submitted until March 15th to:

Dr. Steven Winter
Sonoma State University
1801 E. Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
(707) 664-2188 work
(707) 664-2505 fax
steven.winter@sonoma.edu

CATA Lifesaver Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a Certified Athletic Trainer or Athletic Training Student whose actions in an emergency situation played a critical role in saving a person’s life or through excellent medical care prevented a serious injury / sudden illness from becoming fatal or more disabling then the actual outcome.

Nominations:

  • Submittal of name/s to the CATA Professional Education and Recognition Committee from any CATA member in good standing. Appropriate supporting documentation, i.e. letter/s of recommendation that speak to and demonstrate the contributions that benefited the patient.

Past Recipients:

2015
King, Hilary ATC
Stovall, Erin ATC
2014
None
2013
Seibert, Amanda ATC
2012
Parker, Scottie ATC
Pon, Linda ATC
Preacely, Lauj ATC
Villa, Samantha ATC

CATA State Recognition Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a Certified Athletic Trainer or a non-member, i.e. physician, educator, mentor, supporter, etc., who have and/or are making a significant contribution of their time and energy to the state-wide membership of the CATA. To be eligible for nomination a member or non-member’s contribution should encompass betterment of the profession of Athletic Training throughout the state of California.

Nomination:

  • Submittal of name to the CATA Professional Education and Recognition Committee from any CATA member in good standing.
  • Appropriate supporting documentation, i.e. letter/s of recommendation, resume, programs, etc. that speak to and demonstrate the contributions that benefits the membership/association.

Past Recipients:

2015
West, Mike ATC
2014
Biviano, Gina ATC
Cleary, Michelle ATC
Harvey Heather ATC
Nottingham, Sara ATC
2013
Ritter, Stacey ATC
Winter, Steven V. ATC
2012
Natividad, Rory ATC
Walcher, Jean
2011
Mallon, Beth
Mallon, Tommy
2010
none
2009
Hallak, Eli ATC
2008
Ando, Hazel ATC
West, Mike ATC

CATA Special Service Award

Same as State Recognition Award with these additions: Significant contribution of their time and energy encompass betterment of the profession of Athletic Training within the nominee’s local area or CATA region of California.

Nomination:

  • Submittal of name to the CATA Professional Education and Recognition Committee from any CATA member in good standing.
  • Appropriate supporting documentation, i.e. letter/s of recommendation, resume, programs, etc. that speak to and demonstrate the contributions that benefits the membership/association.

Past Recipients:

2015
Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation
2014
None
2013
Ohkubo, Monica ATC
2012
Herrmann, Leslie ATC
Kinzer, David ATC
2011
Ferreira, Ed ATC
2010
None
2009
Chao, David M.D.
2008
None
2007
Peters, Carolyn ATC
Cunningham, Gary Ph.D. Athletic Director
2006
Bergert, Ned ATC
Hogan, Jeff ATC
Kahanov, Leamor ATC
Nickell, Robert Sportpharm
McLean, Lindsy ATC
2005
Bracy, Shannon ATC
McHale, Terrance Lobbyist
2004
FWATA Convention Committee:
Ando, Hazel ATC
Chambers, Bill ATC
DeLa Cruz, Dan ATC
Ramirez, Dave ATC
Slover, Kristal ATC
Akizuki, Ken M.D.
Nelson, Jeff
Prietto, Carlos M.D
2003
Elton, Jim ATC
Lowe, Jacklyn ATC
Martinez, Jeffery ATC
Natividad, Rory ATC
Sailor, Scott ATC
Sweet, BEV ATC
Weiner, Amy ATC
2002
Abdenour, Tom ATC
Cernohous, Steve ATC
Fader, Keith M.D
Slight, Jill ATC
2001
Castro, Maria ATC
McReynolds, Brad ATC
2000
Clover, Jim ATC
Nelson, Jeff
Rudy, Diane ATC
Sleight, Jill ATC
West, Mike ATC
1999
Craighead, Bryon ATC
Hawkins-Phillips, Judy ATC
Lowe, Jacklyn ATC
Rogers, Carol ATC
1998
Kersey, Robert ATC
Lightstone, Amy ATC
Schecter, Paul ATC
Winter, Steven ATC
1997
Aubert, Alison ATC
Hogan, Jeff ATC
Max, Julie ATC
Paulin, Andy ATC
1996
Barker, Scott ATC
Decker, Susan ATC
Laliker, Susan ATC
Silken, Jo ATC
1995
Barry, Brian ATC
FitzGerald, Patrick ATC
Little, Tom ATC
Roberts, Brian ATC
1994
Ando, Hazel ATC
Babich, Fran ATC
Houglam, Peggy ATC
Lang, Gary ATC
1993
Finnecy, Tim ATC
Knue, James ATC
Lalicker, Sue ATC
Orr, David ATC

 

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