National Athletic Trainers’ Association President-elect to speak at College

Northwestern's Tory Lindley assisting an injured football player

Tory Lindley, Northwestern University’s associate athletic director and head athletic trainer, is speaking to classes at Marietta College on Thursday, Oct. 26 and Friday, Oct. 27.

Lindley is the president-elect of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and he will serve a three-year term beginning in 2018.

He will make a presentation to students in the Athletic Training program at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Athletic Training classroom in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center.

“It is an honor that Tory can take time out of his schedule to come and speak with our athletic training program. I am excited for our students and athletic training program to interact with president-elect Tory Lindley next week,” said Jaclyn Schwieterman, Associate Professor of Athletic Training. “His involvement in the athletic training field and leadership in the NATA is outstanding and I look forward to him engaging our students and sharing his excitement and passion for the athletic training profession.” 

On Friday, Oct. 27, Lindley will discuss psychology and rehabilitation with the rehabilitation class at 9 a.m. and then have brunch and give a lecture with an FYS class at 10 a.m.

Lindley has served as Northwestern’s Head Athletic Trainer since 2002, and in that capacity, supervises NU’s staff athletic trainers and sports performance coaches. The 2011 Illinois Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame inductee has received numerous awards for his work and leadership, including the 2016 Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Golden Pinnacle Award, the association’s highest honor.