HOF Class of 2001

William R. (Bill) Davis

Bill received his B.S. from the Ohio State University, and M.S. in Education Administration from Oklahoma State University

Director of Athletic Training at The Ohio State University - 1994 to present

Asst. and later Co-Head Athletic Trainer at Ohio State - 1984-94

Asst. Athletic Trainer at Oklahoma State University - 1981-84

Recipient of National Athletic Trainers Assn. Service Award in 1998, OATA Special Recognition Award in 1996 and OATA Trainer of the Year in 1990

Member and Athletic Trainer Section Chair of Ohio OT, PT, AT Board - 1990-96

Career highlights include educating Student Athletic Trainers since 1979

Bill resides in Columbus with this wife, Tammy and daughters Kelly and Melanie

Michael J. Slough

Mike received his B.S. in Education from Ohio Northern University and his M.S. in Education from Bowling Green State University

Teacher at Findlay High School since 1969; Athletic trainer from 1972 to present

Member of OATA High School Committee - 1994-2000

One of 28 athletic trainers who attended original OATA organizational meeting in 1984 and has attended every OATA annual meeting since

Member of City of Findlay Parks and Recreation Committee for the past ten years

President and Board Member of Findlay Youth Baseball Assn. - 1982-88

Supervised an estimated 75 student aides at Findlay High School

Mike resides in Findlay with his wife, Mary.  They are parents to two sons, Eric and Curtis

Mike Slough Hall of Fame Interview

Gary E. Briggs

Gary attended the University of Florida and received A.A. degree from Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida, prior to receiving his B.S. from Morehead State University

Head Athletic Trainer - Utah Jazz Professional Basketball Team - 2000-present

Head Athletic Trainer - Cleveland Cavaliers Professional Basketball Team - 1982-2000

Head Athletic Trainer - Troy State University - 1980-82

Head Athletic Trainer - Glenoak High School - 1975-1980

National Basketball Trainers' Assn.  Trainer of the Year - 1999

Chair of National Basketball Trainers' Assn. - 1993-95

Gary and his wife, Sue, live in South Jordan, UT with their daughters Ashley and Courtney


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