MOST DISTINGUISHED ATHLETIC TRAINER AWARD

The MATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award is a prestigious honor that recognizes qualified MATA members for their exceptional and unique contributions to the athletic training profession. This is a state award, which reflects a lifetime of dedication to the Association and the field of athletic training on the state level through committee membership, office or leadership of the Association.

Eligibility: To be eligible for nomination, individuals must have 15 years certified membership in the MATA and have significant service at the state level. NATA and Maryland Hall of Fame members will not be considered for the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award nor will NATA MDAT Award winners.

Nomination Procedures: Members who wish to nominate a deserving colleague should submit the following information by email to the MDAT Award Sub-Committee Chair Peter Kotz at kotz@olghs.org.

  • Nominators Name

  • Nominators Email

  • Nominators Phone

  • Nominees Name

  • Nominees Email

  • Nominees Phone


Upon receiving the nomination, the nominee will be sent the Nomination Application to be completed by the deadline contained within the application.

Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer 
Recipients

2022

Greg Penczek
Nick Pitruzzella

2020

Maggi Souris

2018
Maureen Thompson

2017
Dan Lopez

2016
Amy Magladry

TJ Morgan

2013
Rob Hess

2012
Peter Kotz
Thad Moore