New Jersey athletic trainers received hands-on instruction on how to identify and treat exertional heat stroke. EHS is the third leading cause of sudden death in high school athletes. Improper identification and treatment of patients suffering from EHS contribute to the high death rate. Patients suffering from EHS have a 100% survival rate when immediate cooling is initiated within 10 minutes of collapse.
Ewing High School’s Athletic Trainer, David Csillan, has been awarded the 2019 Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award. Each year, Gatorade, in partnership with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, recognizes 10 secondary school athletic trainers from across the country who provide outstanding athlete care and have had a profound impact on their students, colleagues and community.
On January 30, 2015, David Csillan, Head Athletic Trainer with Ewing High School and Tammy Osterhout, Assistant Athletic Trainer with Rancocas Valley High School were taking in their respective team’s game at the Jeff Coney Classic Tournament. David decided to travel to the game that night, which is not something he ordinarily does
Washington Township High School head athletic trainer Tanya Dargusch was chosen by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) as one of their 2015 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award winners. Dargusch joins 17 colleagues from across the nation who will be honored with the award this June at the NATA convention in St. Louis.