HOF Class of 1995

George D. Busenburg

George attended Fredricktown High School in Fredricktown, Ohio and The Ohio State University

Athletic trainer for the Columbus RedBirds Baseball Team from 1939-45

Assistant athletic trainer at The Ohio State University 1944-71

Recognized as an innovative and creative "inventor" of protective devices and treatment modalities

Attended the initial meeting of the National Athletic Trainer' Association

Billy A. Hill

Billy was born in Memphis and attended Tennessee State University before receiving his B.S. from The Ohio State University

Co-Head Athletic Trainer, The Ohio State University from 1971 until his untimely death in February, 1995

Athletic trainer for USA Junior Olympic Trials - 1988; Olympic Games in Los Angeles - 1984; World Championship Games in Helsinki - 1983; USA Junior Olympic Team in USSR and West Germany - 1978; and Pan American Games in Mexico City - 1975

OATA Executive Committee - 1990-95; OATA President - 1992-94; OATA University Trainer of the Year - 1988

NATA Minority Trainers Committee; United States Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Council; NATA Clinical Symposium Host Trainer - 1987; Speaker, Dallas - 1994 and Indianapolis - 1990

Patricia J. Troesch

Pat, a graduate of West High School in Columbus, received both her B.S. and M.A. in Education from The Ohio State University

Curriculum coordinator/athletic trainer at Miami University from 1980 to present; assistant athletic trainer at Bowling Green State University from 1978-80

GLATA representative to NATA History and Archives Committee - 1991-93; OATA District Board representative 1989-92; NATA membership committee - 1980-88; GLATA secretary 1980-88

OATA University Trainer of the Year - 1990; Miami University Alumni Association Effective Educator Award - 1987


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