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King’s College Public Relations, (570) 208-5957
May 8, 2017 – David Marchetti, associate clinical professor in sports medicine and athletic trainer at King’s College, was awarded the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers (PATS) Service Award. He will receive his award at the PATS Annual Symposium Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet held in June in Erie, Pa.
The PATS Service Award recognizes individuals for their dedication, loyalty, & service to the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society. Honorees must have demonstrated direct and/or indirect service to the Society for a period of at least five years. The services include committee work, special projects, and liaison to allied groups with significant results, commercial ventures that benefit the Society, establishment of programs to benefit the health care of athletes of the Commonwealth, and any other service.
Marchetti was recently selected as the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Young Professional’s Committee National Distinction Award, the committee’s highest honor to recognize a young professional athletic trainer who has made an immediate and definitive impact on the athletic training profession at the national, district, or state level. As part of the NATA award, Marchetti will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 NATA Foundation Pinky Newell Scholarship and Leadership Breakfast in June at the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Houston, Texas.
Marchetti joined King’s in 2009. He serves as the primary athletic trainer for the College’s men’s soccer and lacrosse teams. He teaches courses in kinesiology, principles of health, and clinical treatment. He has presented research at national, state, and regional conferences.