COLORADO ATHLETIC TRAINERS' ASSOCIATION

 

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Application process for the Hall of Fame:

Current Resume or Vitae

Application

 

Criteria for Awards:

1.       Activities, contributions and/or service which contribute to the enhancement of the profession of athletic training/sports medicine in the State of Colorado.

2.       Activities, research, contributions, and/or service which contributes to the CATA, RMATA, and NATA.

3.       Related professional work (athletic training education, seminars, professional development activities, etc.)

4.       Volunteer work in the profession (Special Olympics, Olympics, workshops, certification examinations, etc).

5.       Contributes to these activities as a certified athletic trainer over a minimum of 20 years.   Fifteen of these years must be active in the State of Colorado.  

Send all nominations to the CATA Scholarship & Awards Committee:

       Pat Hoxsey

       Chair of the CATA Scholarships and Awards Committee

       2201 E. Asbury Ave., Rm 1312

       Denver, CO 80210

       pat.hoxsey@du.edu

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2013 SERVICE AWARD

Application deadline is February 21, 2013

Application / Nomination Form


Send nominations to the CATA Scholarships and Awards Committee

   Pat Hoxsey

       Chair of the CATA Scholarships and Awards Committee

       2201 E. Asbury Ave., Rm 1312

       Denver, CO 80210

       pat.hoxsey@du.edu

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EXCELLENCE in ATHLETIC TRAINING IN COLORADO HIGH SCHOOLS

Established in 2003 by Jim Gillen, Denver Nuggets Head Athletic Trainer, the goal of this award is to provide funds to assist high school athletic training programs in the following areas:

  • Prevention and care of high school athletic injuries
  • Education and training of high school students pursuing a career in the athletic training profession or other health-related fields
  • Providing certified athletic trainers with more resources to perform their duties

An award of $2000 and an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) will be donated to two high school athletic training programs.

Deadline for Nominations is Friday, February 15, 2013


More Information

Application Form

NATA SCHOLARSHIPS

                                                                                                                        

CATA SCHOLARSHIPS

The Colorado Athletic Trainers' Association is proud to offer annual scholarships to high school and current college/university students.   Please continue to scroll down to learn more about the Dan Libera Memorial High School Student Athletic Trainer Scholarship and the Jim Conboy Memorial Scholarship.


DAN LIBERA MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ATHLETIC TRAINER SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been dedicated to Dan Libera, one of Colorado’s great Athletic Training educators. Dan Libera was well known throughout the nation for his enthusiasm and commitment to the profession of Athletic Training. Through his work at the University of Northern Colorado, he was able to pass on these traits to the students who had the privilege to work with him. We wish to continue this spirit by offering a scholarship to Colorado high school students who plan on attending an accredited athletic training curriculum program at any College or University.

SCHOLARSHIP VALUE:  $750.00

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.  Applicant must be in their senior year of high school.

2.  Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale.)

3.  Applicant will be attending a College or University with an accredited athletic training curriculum program.

4.  Applicant must be pursuing Athletic Training as a profession.

APPLICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:

1.  Student application completed in full.

2.  Official transcripts from high school.

3.  Three letters of recommendation:  Athletic Trainer/Direct Supervisor; Coach; Athletic Director/Administrator

4.  Essay on why you wish to pursue Athletic Training as a profession (maximum of 2 typed pages).

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  APRIL 1, 2013

Please send all correspondence regarding this scholarship to:

       Pat Hoxsey

       Chair of the CATA Scholarships and Awards Committee

       2201 E. Asbury Ave., Rm 1312

       Denver, CO 80210

       pat.hoxsey@du.edu


JIM CONBOY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship has been dedicated to Jim Conboy, the first athletic trainer in District 7 to be inducted into the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Hall of Fame. Jim Conboy was the head athletic trainer for the United States Air Force Academy for 43 years. In 1976, he served as an assistant athletic trainer for the Pan-American Games in Minnesota and Winnipeg. In 1980, he was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame. In 1990, Conboy was honored with the Pioneer award from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers Association. In that January issue of the NATA news Jim was quoted saying "The greatest reward of the athletic training profession is the satisfaction obtained from being part of a team and doing your part to help young people utilize their god given talent to perform together." Through his work, Jim displayed the qualities and standards that we all strive to achieve as certified athletic trainers. Our goal is to pass on this quality and commitment to the student athletic trainers.

SCHOLARSHIP VALUE: $750.00

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.  Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale)

2.  Freshman to Senior status from an accredited curriculum athletic training program at any College of University.

3.  Must be pursuing Athletic Training as a profession.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

1.  Student application completed in full.

2.  Official transcripts from all College/Univeristies attended.

3.  Two letters of recommendation (not including the supervising athletic trainer).

4.  Essay on why you wish to pursue Athletic Training as a profession (2 typed pages minimum). 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2013

Please send all correspondence regarding this scholarship to:

       Pat Hoxsey

       Chair of the CATA Scholarships and Awards Committee

       2201 E. Asbury Ave., Rm 1312

       Denver, CO 80210

       pat.hoxsey@du.edu


National Athletic Trainers' Association, District Seven

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