CLASS OF 2019
Yvette Ingram PhD, LAT, ATC is a graduate of Lock Haven University where she earned a BS in Health and Physical Education with concentration in Athletic Training. She received her MS from Penn State University in Health Education and her doctoral degree from Temple University where she studied Sport and Exercise Psychology. Currently, Dr. Ingram is a Professor and works as a clinical Athletic Trainer with Lock Haven University’s football team. Her teaching responsibilities for more than two decades have included primarily administration and organization, current issues, and the psychology of injury and illness.
Yvette is the recipient of the 2018 Temple University Department of Kinesiology Alumni Achievement Award, the 2017 Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society Distinguished Merit Award and she received the 2015 National Athletic Trainers Association Service Award.
Her research interests are in the area of mental health in the athlet-ic population. She was a member of the Pennsylvania State Ath-letic Conference (PSAC) Mental Health Ad Hoc committee whose task was to develop conference wide guidelines for screening and caring for athletes with mental health issues. Dr. Ingram is a member of the NCAA/SSI Mental Health Best Practice Strategies Task Force, has presented strategies for implementing mental health into your clinical practice at both the PSAC Mental Health Symposium, at the Pennsylvanian Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS) Mental Health Forum at the Clinical Symposium and most recently at the 2019 NCAA Convention. Yvette volunteers her time for PATS in many capacities. Yvette has served as the Chairperson of the PATS Continuing Education and the Long Range Planning Committees, a committee member of the PATS Symposium Programming and Free Communication committees, the Parliamentarian, Northcentral Representative of the Executive Board, the President-Elect, President, and Past President. Her most recent projects involve co-authoring a position statement written for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine about Men-tal Health Issues in Student Athletes, and working collaborative with a PSAC sister institution to validate various mental health screening tools and determine prevalence rates of mental health issues in Division II college athletes.
Finally, Yvette hopes her largest impact on the Athletic Training Profession is reflected by the accomplishments of her current and past students.
Yvette, has been married for the past 13 years to her husband, David Coates.
John L. Moyer
After graduating from West Chester State College, John L. (Doc) Moyer accepted a position in 1979 at Wilson High School in West Lawn, PA, becoming the first full-time credentialed Athletic Trainer to work in a secondary school in Berks County. Since that time, John has dedicated himself to providing high quality athletic training services for the secondary school athletes of Wilson High School and athletes across Pennsylvania for the past forty years, always mindful of their athletic and personal goals and tirelessly committed to ensur-ing their health and safety. Doc Moyer’s efforts always have extend-ed well beyond the required responsibilities of his position, creating and implementing an athletic training education program for the high school students interested in medicine and sports medicine. This program has encouraged many young men and women, including his own son Kyle, to pursue careers in Athletic Training. From 2003, John also has been engaged in educating future Athletic Trainers through his work as a Clinical Preceptor for the Athletic Training professional students from Alvernia University, West Chester University, and Millersville University. John served as the President of the Wilson Football Century Club from 2002- 2015, an Athletic Trainer for the Big 33 1994 Football Classic, and the Head Athletic Trainer for the Reading Rage Profes-sional Soccer Team from 1996-2002.
John Moyer’s excellent work as a secondary school athletic trainer has been recognized with his induction into the Wilson Football Cen-tury Club in 1991, the Berks County Basketball Officials Association Community Service Award in 2001, and Sportsperson of the Year by the Berks County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. He also was inducted into the Wilson Sports Hall of Fame in 2009 and Berks County Football Coaches Association and Berks County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Halls of Fame in 2015.
At the state level, John has been a member of the Pennsylvania Ath-letic Trainers’ Society (PATS) for over 40 years, serving as that or-ganization’s President and Past President from 2014-2018. Doc Mo-yer’s other PATS activities include serving as a member of the PATS Secondary School Committee, Continuing Education Committee, and Secondary School Sub-Committee on Concussion Education in Pennsylvania, and he has been the PATS Liaison to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Sports Medicine Adviso-ry Committee since 2000. He also has been a Master Assessor for Wrestling Weight Assessment Education, in conjunction with the National Wrestling Coaches Association and PIAA since 2006.
One of John Moyer’s most impactful contributions to Athletic Train-ing in the state of Pennsylvania has been through his work as the Chair of the PATS Department of Health Committee on Concussion Education for Youth Sport Coaches, Parents, and Athletes. He has led that group’s efforts for the past five years to secure over $400,000 in grant support from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to promote concussion awareness and training across the Commonwealth. His dedication to Athletic Training in Pennsylvania was recognized with the PATS Service Award in 2007 and the PATS Distinguished Merit Award in 2013 for his outstanding contributions and demonstrated dedication to the promotion of Athletic Trainers in Pennsylvania. The impact of John’s good work also was recognized regionally and nationally with the National Athletic Trainers’ Associ-ation (NATA) Service Award in 2013, Eastern Athletic Trainers’ As-sociation (EATA) Henry Schein Award and the Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer of the Year Award in 2017, as well as with the NATA’s Excellence in Leadership Award in 2018 and induction into the EATA ’49 Club (Hall of Fame) in 2019.
John has been married to his wife, Jocelyn, for the past 35 years and is the proud father of Drew and Kyle.