Connecticut Athletic Trainers' Association

The Connecticut Athletic Trainers' Association (CATA) strives to improve the quality of health care for athletes, patients and clients and enhance the profession of Athletic Training, through leadership, education, and cooperative efforts with other organizations and allied health professions. The CATA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

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Bristol, Bagnall and Glaviano Honored at CATA Symposium

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The CATA recognized New Britain High School Athletic Trainer Hilary Bristol with the CATA President's Award, for her efforts in resucitating an athlete at the school who collapsed as a result of sudden cardiac arrest. Bristol's quick actions saved the life of this young athlete, who has since recovered.

Donald Bagnall was honored as the first CATA Secondary School Athletic Trainer of the Year. Bagnall has provided health care services to student-athletes at the Hopkins School for many years, and has been heavily involved in professional activities at the state, district and national levels. In future years, the award will be named the "Donald Bagnall Secondary School Athletic Trainer of the Year Award," in recognition to Don's outstanding leadership and service to the profession.

Neal Glaviano received the CATA Athletic Trainer of the Year Award. Glaviano is the athletic trainer at Wolcott High School and the Co-Chair of the CATA Secondary Schools Committee. He has been highly involved in professional activities at the state level and is a NATA Star Tracks Leadership Program participant.

Congratulations to each of these outstanding athletic trainers!

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