Nominations may be made by the athletic trainer involved in significantly impacting the life of an athlete, an official, a spectator, a coworker, the general public, and SWATA members or non-SWATA members who are also aware of the life-altering event. The life altering event must have occurred within one year of nomination. Along with the nomination form, any two of the following items must be included for verification.
A copy of a newspaper article covering the event
A copy of a radio/television report covering the event
Letter from individual(s) rescued/impacted
Letter from an immediate family member of individual rescued/impacted
Letter from a bystander or witness to the event*
Letter from attending medical personnel (EMT, Paramedic, ER Physician)*
Letter from lifesaver/impacted individual’s supervisor/employer verifying the event
*Letters from 2 separate individuals are acceptable.