HOF Class of 2004

Terri M. Angelo

Bachelor of Science in Education from Ashland University and Master of Arts from Western Michigan University

Began career as the first female Assistant Athletic Trainer at Ohio University, 1979-82

Athletic Trainer for the Sports Medicine Consortium, the first Sports Medicine program in Akron; employment has been continuous in the program that has grown and evolved into the current Summa Health System Sports Medicine Center, 1982 to present

CIC Committee of OATA, 1994 to present, serving as chairperson from 1994-96 and 2003 to present

OATA liaison to NATA Reimbursement Advisory Group, 1997-2002

Developed first brochure on reimbursement for athletic trainers in Ohio; brochure was later adopted for national use

CEO/President of The Performance Edge, Inc., a body balance and performance enhancement company, 2000 to present

OATA Clinical/Industrial Trainer of the Year, 1997


Mark P. Doughty

Received Bachelor of Science from West Virginia University and Master of Science from the University of Arizona 

First certified Athletic Trainer at Newark High School, 1984 to present

Member of the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers’ Board, 1990-2003; Chair of Athletic Trainers’ Section, 1996-2003

Consultant on publication “Guidelines for the High School Training Room”- 1993; Established lightning policy for Newark City Schools, and, subsequently the Ohio High School Athletic Association

Member of OATA High School Committee

Professional contributions include two articles published in Athletic Training; presenter at OATA Annual Meetings on numerous occasions; guest columnist for The Newark Advocate

OATA Service Award, 1991; OATA High School Trainer of the Year, 1993; OATA Model High School Training Program, 1999; NATA Athletic Training Service Award, 2001

Violet M. LeClair

Bachelor of Science from Lake Erie College; Master of Arts from Michigan State University

Began athletic training career as Assistant Athletic Trainer/Assistant Professor at Marietta College, 1983-86; Athletic Trainer for St. Louis Orthopedic Sports Medicine Clinic, 1987-1990

Assistant Professor/Athletic Trainer at the University of Findlay 1990-2001

Assistant Trainer/Adjunct Instructor at Lenoir Rhyne College, 2002 to present

OATA Secretary/Treasurer, 1984-86

Served as GLATA Chairperson of National Education Foundation

Thirty-five students have progressed to achieve ATC or equivalent professional credential

United States Olympic volunteer activities including the 1996 OlympicGames in Atlanta

Inducted into Marietta College Athletic Hall of Fame, 1987


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