Jack Baynes Memorial
John G. “Jack” Baynes
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
Cards can be directed to Jack's wife Connie:
355 Pratt Street
Mansfield, MA 02048
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
Training Student Symposium
VanPatten, Honors and Awards chair for the RIATA presents John Rock,
Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine at PC,
Trainer of the Year for his continual contribution
to the RIATA.
Congratulations! National Champion Quiz Bowl Champions from District One!
Samantha Noe from Plymouth State University (G); Alicia Valente from University of Maine - Orono;
Brendan Curtin from Plymouth State University (U)
Congratulations to Vicky Graham on her CATA Hall of Fame induction.
Pictured below is Vicky and Westy
New Hampshire Student Symposium & Awards Colby - Sawyer College
Young Professionals Symposium at Springfield College
What Is An Athletic Trainer?
Maine Hall of Fame Induction
Tim “Westy” Weston was inducted into the Maine Athletic Trainers
Association Hall of Fame on Friday March 4, 2016 during the state
meeting. Picture of Director Weston with Tim Adams and Carl Nelson.
D1 Award Winners EATA 2016
Lack of High School Athletic Trainers
new study from the National Athletic Trainers' Association highlights a
lack of certified sports medicine professionals on the sidelines at
high school sports games.
Watch NEWS 6 out of Portland, Maine broadcast HERE.
Maine Athletic Trainers' Association Meeting
Pictured above from the Maine Athletic Trainers' Association Meeting
is Matt Campbell (NATA D1 PR Committee Rep) and Barbara Blackstone presenting the1st Team Safe Sport School award to Kyle Gilson
and Maine Central Institute
Click HERE to view Pictures