Winona State University Professor Brian Zeller has been selected to receive a National Athletic Trainers’ Association 2014 Athletic Trainer Service Award.
The Athletic Trainer Service Award recognizes NATA members for their contributions to the athletic training profession as a volunteer at the local and state levels. Recipients have been involved in professional associations, community organizations, grassroots public relations efforts and service as a volunteer athletic trainer. Candidates must have held the certified athletic trainer credential, conferred by the Board of Certification, and have been an NATA member, both for at least 15 years.
Zeller is professor and chair of the Health, Exercise & Rehabilitative Sciences Department and the clinical education coordinator of the Athletic Training Program at WSU.
A presentation for the award winners was held June 27 during NATA’s Clinical Symposium and AT Expo in Indianapolis, Ind.
For more information, visit NATA’s webpage or contact the WSU Communications Office at 507-457-5024.
About Winona State University
Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a regional public university with nearly 8,800 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, WSU offers more than 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate and doctorate programs on its campuses in Winona and Rochester. Winona State ranks as the second public institution in Minnesota in the 2014 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” has been named among the “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review for a decade, and has been featured as one of America’s 100 Best College Buys for quality and value for 18 straight years. The university’s mission is to enhance the intellectual, social, cultural and economic vitality of the people and communities we serve: a community of learners improving our world. For more information, visit: www.winona.edu.
About National Athletic Trainers’ Association
Athletic trainers are health care professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and sport-related illnesses. They prevent and treat chronic musculoskeletal injuries from sports, physical and occupational activity, and provide immediate care for acute injuries. Athletic trainers offer a continuum of care that is unparalleled in health care. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association represents and supports 39,000 members of the athletic training profession. Visit www.nata.org.