PATS Founding Fathers

These individuals have been recognized as the Founding Fathers of Athletic Training in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. All of these individuals were active as Athletic Trainers before 1960. PATS is proud to recognize these great pioneers of Athletic Training & Sports Medicine.

Hal Biggs
Gareth "Lefty" Biser
Joe Blankowitch
John Brennan
Richard Burkholder 
Rudy Corona
Richard Carr
Rome Capozzi
Alan Crawshaw
George Ebersole
Tom Floyd
Don Frey
Bill German
Emil "Doc" Harach
Jim Hochburh
Emile Horvath
Joe Jurich
Ned Linta
John Logan
Richard Marsh
Richard McAndrews
Tom McCoy
Rodger McGill
James "Mickey" McLaughlin
Chuck Medlar,
William Morris
Bill Morrow
Wilson "Willie" Myers
Jake Nevin
Jere Patrofus
Ted Quedenfeld
Ken Rawlison
Jack Rea, Jr.
Larson Robinson
Joe Romo
Francis Sheridan
Adriane Spielman
John Steckbeck
Howie Strawmyre
Eddie Sulkowski
Ray E. "Doc" Sweeney
Chuck Taylor
Ray Ulinski
Bruce Vogelsong
Howard Waite
Jim "Doc" Wallace
Richard Wernett
Frank Wiechec
Walter Willoughby

Bucknell University
Gettysburg College
Bethlehem High School
University of Pennsylvania
Carlisle High School
Butler High School
Lafayette College
Gettysburg College
Moravian College
East Pennsboro & Central Dauphin H.S.
Franklin & Marshall
Drexel University
Juniata College
Lehigh University
Penn State University
Lehigh University
Abington High School
Delaware Valley College
Temple University
Haverford College
Dickinson College
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pennsylvania
Penn State University
University of Pennsylvania
Wilson Borough High School
University of Pittsburgh
Villanova University
Lebanon Valley College
Temple University
Lafayette College
Trinity H.S./ Washington & Jefferson College
University of Pennsylvania
Lafayette College
Lafayette College
Lewisburg High School
Dickinson College
Chambersburg High School
Penn State University
Pittsburgh Steelers
Franklin & Marshall
Penn State University
Dickinson College
University of Pittsburgh
Central Duaphin School District
Easton High School
Temple University
Carnegie Tech University

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