The Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist Award is given to an athletic trainer whose work and contributions have significantly impacted the field of sports medicine or rehabilitation for athletes.
Dr. William J. Hanney is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy at the University of Central Florida. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of West Florida for studies in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training and went on to complete his Master and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. He completed his PhD at Nova Southeastern University. He has over 75 peer reviewed publications and speaks nationally and internationally on topics related to sports medicine and rehabilitation.
|Current NSCA certification|
|Be a current member for two consecutive years|
|Current licensure (AT, PT, MD, DO, DC)|
|Not awarded this award previously|
|Nominated by a current member|
Additionally, nominees must fill out an evaluation criteria (PDF download) and submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and supporting documentation to email@example.com. Qualifying nominees will also be asked for media/public relations/communication officer contact information, a high resolution head shot (1MB or larger), a short bio, Twitter handle (optional), and a signed media release.
|2018 - Daniel Lorenz, DPT, PT, ATC/L, CSCS||2009 - Danny McMillian, DPT, CSCS|
|2017 - Bill Holcomb, PhD, ATC, LAT, CSCS,*D, FNATA, FNSCA||2008 - Jaynie Bjornaraa, PhD, MPH, PT, CSCS,*D|
|2016 - Robert Panariello, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS||2007 - Dan Wathen, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA|
|2015 - Arianne Missimer, DPT, RD, FMS, RKC, TPI, CSCS||2005 - David Potach, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D|
|2014 - Morey Kolber, PT, PhD, OCS, Cert. MDT, CSCS||2004 - Jeff Falkel, CSCS,*D|
|2013 - Terry Grindstaff, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS, CSCS,*D||2003 - Todd Ellenbecker, CSCS|
|2012 - John P. McCarthy, PhD, CSCS,*D, FNSCA||2002 - Jeff Fahrenbruch, MPT, CSCS,*D|
|2011 - Greg Myer, PhD, CSCS||2001 - Donald Chu, PhD|
|2010 - Scott E. Lawrance, CSCS|