to District One of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.
District One is the home of over
2000 certified athletic trainers who are committed to quality health care throughout New England.
Jack Baynes Memorial
NATA Hall of Famer and former District One Director John G. “Jack” Baynes passed away September 21, 2016 in Mansfield, MA. Baynes was the former Head Athletic Trainer at Northeastern University and a charter member of ATOM. Jack was part of the medical staff at the 1975 Pan American Games and 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. He is a Past-President of the Arizona Athletic Trainers’ Association. Baynes was inducted into the ATOM Hall of Fame and the Northeastern University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Those wishing to remember Jack may do so with a donation in his memory made to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Foundation. Accepting donations through the Foundation allows the donations to be tax-deductible, and also allows them to be paid online.
IMPORTANT: When you fill in your information on the donation page, type in:
"Donation directed to the Frank George Scholarship Endowment." This will insure that the funds are used to support a student from District 1 or District 2 (EATA), as per Jack's wishes.
On the donation page, check the box that says: "Dedicate my donation in honor or in memory of someone" and complete the information.
Cards can be directed to Jack's wife Connie:
Former District One Director and NATA Hall of Famer Jeff Stone has written a moving tribute to Jack, which captures his spirit and lists his many accomplishments, including his outstanding service to ATOM, District One, District Seven, and the NATA. Click HERE to read Stoney’s Tribute to Jack Baynes.
Barrington High School Repeats as 1st Team Safe Sports School
Congratulations to Barrington High School (R.I.) Athletic Trainer Whitney Howe, ATC and Athletic Director George Finn, ATC on their second Safe Sports School Award. Barrington was the first school in Rhode Island to receive the award three years ago, and was recognized again this week. Great job!
Congratulations to Mount Abraham Union Middle/High School (Bristol, VT) and Megan Quiet, ATC on their 1st Team Safe Sports School Award. Quiet received a District One SSSA grant to fund the application for the award.
District One SSSA Grant Recipient
Congratulations to Plymouth Regional High School (NH) and John Brule, ATC on their Safe Sports School Award. Brule received a District One grant to fund the application for the award.
Congratulations go out to four District One schools who have received 1st Team Safe Sports School Awards!
Wilton H.S. (Wilton, CT)
Orono High School (Orono, ME)
Dexter Deering H.S. (Portland, ME)Dexter Regional H.S. (Dexter, ME)
3 More Safe Sports Schools in District One!
District One is proud to congratulate our latest Safe Sports School Award recipients:
Lawrence Academy (Groton, MA)
St. Andrews School (Barrington, RI)
Mt. Hope High School (Bristol, RI)
Call for Proposals;
EATA Election Results
Congratulations to The Taft School (Watertown, CT) on their 1st Team Safe School Sports Award! Kudos to ATs Sergio Guerrara, Rachel Cohen, & Maggie Duer-Wilson.
Stony Honored with Gatorade Tim Kerin Award
Ed Lacerte Receives AAPSM Award for
AOSSM Honors Marjorie King
Sue Guyer Receives Gail Weldon Award of Excellence