On Saturday, January 12, 2015, Kevin Hyland, ATC was awarded the 2015 Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award. Kevin is the recipient of this award for the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s District 2. In order to receive the award, an Athletic Trainer must meet the following criteria:
· Candidate must be an active certified athletic trainer in the year of consideration and a current member of NATA in good standing.
· Candidate must have a current NPI Number
· Candidate must be BOC Certified
· Candidate must be a full-time or part-time employee in the secondary schools for at least one full academic year
Mr. Hyland was nominated by Manasquan High School Athletic Director Ron Kornegay and had 3 letters of recommendation written in support of his nomination by Mr. Rick Coppola (School Principal), Dr. Patrick Buddle, MD (Team Physician) and Ms. Emily Maher (Athletic Training Student).
“I am truly honored to receive this award.” Said Hyland. “I feel it is a direct reflection on our school, administration, and community. The support I receive from them allows our athletic training program to be successful. Without the support from my administration and community many of our goals would not have been reached.”