November 24, 2014 – Gregory Janik, clinical professor of athletic training at King’s College, was been named president-elect of the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA). The EATA is comprised of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Districts 1 and 2; the six New England states were designated as District 1, while Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania constitute District 2.
Janik was presented the 2014 Jeffrey Stone Service Award from EATA, which is provided to an EATA member for their unselfish and dedicated efforts to serve and advance the EATA student program.
Janik previously served as president of the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society. He was named the 2013 Head Athletic Trainer of the Year Award for Division III by the National Athletic Trainers' Association College/University Athletic Trainers' Committee. He was awarded the Max and Tillie Rosenn Award for Faculty Excellence by King’s in 2012, and the Young Professionals’ Committee National Distinction Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2011.
He serves on the Pennsylvania Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board for the Pennsylvania Department of Health and with Sport Safety International as their Coordinator of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs.