Call For Nominations for the Bob & Lynn Caruthers Service Award

Caruthers AwardThe Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) invites and encourages peer and self-nomination(s) of individuals for the Bob and Lynn Caruthers Service Award. This award will be given to an individual that demonstrates the character and performance traits Bob and Lynn Caruthers displayed in their respective careers. Both Bob and Lynn demonstrated significant and distinguished service to professional and specialized accreditation, and excellence when working directly with constituent institutions.

This award is intended to be a reflection of the commitment to professional education and service shown by the Caruthers. Nominees should demonstrate a clear and consistent record of excellence in service to athletic training accreditation and the CAATE. Emphasis must be placed on the delivery of quality accreditation services to accredited programs and the institutions that house them.

Nominations must include a letter outlining the professional work of the nominee, a current vita and three letters of support demonstrating significant and distinguished service to the CAATE. Both the level of involvement with the CAATE and the quality of that involvement will be evaluated. Self-nominations are encouraged.

All materials and questions should be emailed to Application deadline is March 31, 2016.  The Award will be presented at the CAATE reception at the NATA Meeting & Clinical Symposia, Baltimore, MD.