Suttons Bay native Tory Lindley has been elected vice president of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.
Lindley has worked in the collegiate setting throughout his 23-year career and currently serves as associate athletic director, director of athletic training services and head athletic trainer at Northwestern University, where he has worked since 2002. He previously served as head athletic trainer at Eastern Michigan and Hamline University and as a staff athletic trainer at Michigan State.
Lindley was the recipient of the 2012 Illinois Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame and the 2012 NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award. He received the GLATA Golden Pinnacle Award, the district associations’ highest honor, in March.
He was also recognized as the 2012 Division I Head Athletic Trainer of the Year. He is currently an associate editor for the journal Athletic Training & Sports Health Care and is the NATA liaison to the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. Lindley has been an NATA board member since 2014.