Elisa Camillone Inducted into Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey Hall Of Fame

Honoring years of service to the profession, Camillone receives highest honor to be given to an athletic trainer in the state of New Jersey by its professional society.Elisa Camillone, Associate Athletic Director and Athletic Trainer at Mercer Community College, was recently bestowed with the highest honor in the athletic training profession in New Jersey, having been selected as an inductee into the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey’s (ATSNJ) Hall of Fame.Camillone was inducted during an awards banquet on Saturday, February 25th which was held in conjunction with the ATSNJ’s 26th Annual Athletic Training Conference at the Wyndham Princeton Forrestal Hotel and Conference Center in Plainsboro, NJ. She joins 16 other dedicated athletic training professionals so honored by the ATSNJ since 1997.“Elisa has dedicated herself to the profession of athletic training and served our membership well,” said ATSNJ President Eric Nusbaum.  "She has been committed to improving athlete safety and health care on various fronts."Induction into the Hall of Fame recognizes contributions on the state, regional and national levels, as well as professional excellence, with the largest portion of the criteria pertaining to athletic training activities within New Jersey. Hall of Fame inductees are nominated and selected by their athletic training peers and have been actively working for at least 15 years as a Licensed Athletic Trainer in New Jersey.Elisa has played a major role in the ATSNJ. As first female president of the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey from 1991-1992, she was and continues to be an integral part of the society. Additional service to the ATSNJ includes serving on the Women in Athletic Training committee on both the state and national level and dedicating her time to the ATSNJ's Susan B Koman Tennis Committee fundraiser.   In recognition of this activity, Camillone received the ATSNJ’s Distinguished Service Award in 2006.  Elisa is currently a member of the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners Athletic Training Advisory Committee. ABOUT THE ATHLETIC TRAINERS’ SOCIETY OF NEW JERSEY ATSNJ, Inc. consists of licensed athletic trainers, physicians and other allied health care professionals whose goal is to promote quality healthcare for athletes in any setting.