KATS John "Doc" Baxter Above & Beyond the Call of Duty Award

John “Doc” Baxter served KATS in many capacities through his career and was known to always go above and beyond the expectations of his job, volunteering, and day-to-day activities. In recognition of his lifetime of exceptional service, this award recognizes an athletic trainer in KATS whose actions and activities have gone well beyond what is expected or required within the routine call of duty. The award winner must be a KATS member in good standing and can be nominated using this John “Doc” Baxter Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award application form. Nominations are accepted until September 1, and the winner will be recognized at the KATS November Symposium.

John Baxter Award Nomination Application


KATS John “Doc” Baxter Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Recipients

2018 Morgan Rakestraw
2019 Gary Stevanus
2020 Robin Rivers