Program director. Teacher. Administrator. Athletic trainer. Editor. Researcher. That isn’t a list of positions for an entire department; those are the roles performed by one person, the University of Delaware’s Tom Kaminski. The kinesiology and applied physiology professor keeps a busier schedule than most in the athletic training field and that’s saying something for a profession known for its long, demanding hours.
A person would need more than one of those athletics golf carts to track Kaminski down because he is all over the place – on the sidelines, in the classroom, in his office, in the Human Performance Lab, presenting across the country and around the world.
The intense dedication to his craft has earned Kaminski the highest honor bestowed by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), the Medal for Distinguished Athletic Training Research. Read the full article on UDaily.