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The VATA Presidential Service Award is an honor reserved for an individual or group in recognition of their service, contribution, or grassroots effort to the profession of athletic training.


Through dedication, selflessness and hard work, their contribution has promoted not only the common mission of the Virginia Athletic Trainers' Association, but has influenced the patient population in which they serve.

Nomination Form

General Criteria for Nomination

  • Any individual or group/company may be eligible for this award.

  • A certified member of the VATA must make the nomination.  No self-nominations will be accepted.

  • The endorsement of the nominee by a VATA Executive Council (EC) member is required and is represented by his/her signature on the nomination form.  

Guidelines for Submission

The certified member of the VATA must submit the following items:

  • The attached nomination form and a letter of recommendation for the nominee(s).

  • The name of an EC member is required on the nomination form to represent his/her endorsement of the candidate. 

  • A letter of recommendation from another individual supporting the nominee(s).  (This individual does not need to be a member of the VATA.)

  • The completed package may be submitted electronically:

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