Congratulations to this years CCCATA Hall of Fame inductees for 2018:
Brad McReynolds has been an athletic trainer at Saddleback College for 30 years now and has over 35 years experience in the community college setting. During that time Brad has served as a CCCATA President and has been instrumental to the success of our organization. Brad has also served as a CATA Region 5 Director and served for the classified senate-placement chair. In 2001, Brad received the CATA special service award and was recognized as the NATA College/University Athletic Trainer of the year in 2016. He has helped with the education of athletic training students by being a preceptor for Concordia University and Cal State Long Beach AT Program and teaching the Care and Prevention of Athletic Training Injuries class at Saddleback. He also teaches classes in first aid, CPR, health, and senior fitness.
Nancy Smith was one of the inaugural conference representatives to the CCCATA and helped to write the constitution, bylaws, and medical guidelines. In addition to being a conference representative for 14 years she served as the Secretary on our executive board for 6 years. Nancy has served the athletic training profession at the national level representing the National Athletic Trainers’ Association District 8 and community colleges on the College and University Athletic Trainers Committee. Nancy is finishing her 29th year as athletic trainer at Sierra College and during that time has mentored many students who have gone into athletic training and other medical fields. She has helped with the education of athletic training students by being a preceptor for Sacramento State AT Program and teaching the Care and Prevention of Athletic Training Injuries class at Sierra. She works with local high schools and their ROP programs to give high school students exposure to athletic training and experience at the college level. Nancy participates in “Hit the Hill” days at both the national and state level, promoting athletic training legislation to lawmakers. Nancy has also made a difference in the lives of the athletes she has worked with over the 29 years at Sierra College.