UPMC Athletic Trainers Receive Sports Safety Award

By: Avery Keatley

TrainersSeveral UPMC athletic trainers were honored recently with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s  “Safe Schools” Award.

The award recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes through proper equipment, facilities, and injury prevention techniques, among other criteria.

The on-site licensed athletic trainers –  Jessica Falvo, Tonya McKenzie, Nick Henry, Mick Koyack, Brandon Mazza, and Gaetano Sanchioli – are contracted through UPMC Sports Medicine.  They work to provide quality, state-of-the-art methods for the prevention of injuries, outstanding care, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.