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Kathy Schniedwind
Kathy Schniedwind

Athletic Training

Inducted: 2008

Served three decades as an athletic trainer at Illinois State ... worked as the head athletic trainer for the final 17 years ... became ISU's first head women's athletic trainer in 1976, before the departments merged in 1982 ... gained national recognition working on the NCAA's Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports ... received the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award ... in 2004, she was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame ... member of the Illinois Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame ... former chair of the NATA College and University Athletic Training Student Committee ... involved with the United States Olympic Committee and was chosen as one of the athletic trainers for the United States for the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea.