Llaguno to Receive NATA Service Award

March 17, 2010

KINGSTON, R.I. - Rhode Island Associate Athletic Trainer Andy Llaguno will be honored by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) for his years of service at the 61st Annual Meeting and Trade Show June 23-25 in Philadelphia, Pa.

The NATA Annual Meeting and Trade show is the largest exhibition of athletic training products and services in the world. To be eligible for nomination, individuals must have 15 years of certified membership in the NATA.

Llaguno - a 1992 graduate of URI - is in his 12th season at his alma mater where he works with the football and women's rowing teams. The New Jersey native began his career in athletics at Boston College (1994-95). He then moved on to West Virginia (1995-1997) and Penn State (1997-1998).

Earlier this year, Llaguno was honored by the Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association (EATA) for his service on the organization's committee from 2002-2009.