South Atlantic Conference Staff of the Year
The South Atlantic Conference Athletic Trainers Committee has honored Lenoir-Rhyne University with the 2014-15 Athletic Training Staff Of The Year, conference officials announced today.
“Congratulations to (Head Athletic Trainer) Michael Flicker and the entire Lenoir-Rhyne athletic training staff for being honored with this award by their peers,” South Atlantic Conference Commissioner Patrick Britz added.
“All of the athletic trainers in the South Atlantic Conference put in countless hours and we are very appreciative of the dedication and passion all of them display on behalf of the health, safety and welfare of the nearly 4,000 student-athletes competing in our league.”
Flicker has been an athletic trainer at Lenoir Rhyne for 13 years and was promoted to Director of Athletic Training and Assistant Athletic Director in the summer of 2011.
The staff at Lenoir-Rhyne prides itself on providing the most current and comprehensive care available to all of its intercollegiate student-athletes. The Bears’ staff is also committed to providing the best care for their student-athletes.
Lenoir-Rhyne’s injury and rehab protocols are developed to help decrease athletic related injuries, improve injury recovery time, and combines strength, flexibility, endurance and sports specific functional activities.
“With such a prestigious group of athletic trainers in our league, it is an honor to be recognized as the South Atlantic Conference Athletic Training Staff of the Year by my peers,” said Flicker. “We all care deeply for the student-athletes that we serve and the award is an honor that means a great deal to our staff.”
Lenoir-Rhyne’s Athletic Training Staff consists of Flicker, Dr. Michael McGee, Luis Velez, Dr. Stephanie Stadden, Margaret Shreitah, Chelsea Pasukinis, Cooper Padgett and Sarah Cody. Lenoir-Rhyne wins the award for the sixth time in school history as well.
The award is voted on by the South Atlantic Conference Athletic Trainers Committee and is presented at the group’s annual summer meeting
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