The D5 Young Professionals are now taking nominations for our YP Distinction Award. This award is a unique and prestigious award for the District 5 Young Professionals. The Young Professionals’ Committee (YPC) wishes to recognize a young professional athletic trainer who has made a definitive impact on the athletic training profession and association at the various levels of organization (national, district, state). This is a meritorious award that reaches the depth and breadth of the nominee’s character, clinical skills/knowledge/abilities, and selfless service.
The selection committee encourages the sponsor to review the award and it’s criterion before submitting the nomination of the candidate. The sponsor will initiate, collect, and be responsible for the gathering and submission of materials. We encourage recommendations be a concise and descriptive narrative of the nominee as he or she fits the award description. Letters of recommendation are not limited to one page. We also encourage collaboration with other writers of support in a “team” approach to ensure all perspectives and information are included. Nominations are due by January 15, 2018.