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2016 FWATA Hall of Fame

FWATA Honors and Awards Committee is proud to announce the 2016 Honors and Awards winners.

  • Glenn Beachy, MS, ATC

Glenn Beachy

Education: Indiana State University (MS); University of Hawaii-Manoa & Brigham Young University – Hawaii (post grad); Indiana State University (BS)

Career: Punahou School, Physical Education Teacher-1987-2000 & Head Athletic Trainer-1987-present; Kamehameha Schools, Head Athletic Trainer/Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Education Teacher-1973-1987; Indiana State University, Graduate Assistant-1972-1973; Punahou School, Head Athletic Trainer-1968-1971

Volunteer Service: NATA Convention Planning Committee-2015 to present; FWATA MB Hawaii Representative & Parliamentarian 2007-2010 & 1997-2000; NATA Task Force Member –Appropriate Medical Care for Secondary School-Age Athletes-2002; Journal of Athletic Training Reviewer-2005-present; Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Hawaii-Manoa-2005-2008; HATA Annual Symposium Program Director-2001-2007 & 1993-1999; FWATA Elections Officer-2000 & 1999; FWATA Annual Meeting Program Committee Hawaii Representative – 1998; HATA Secretary – 1995-1996 & 1985-1988; Hawaii Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Exercise-1990; Hawaii Medical Association Sports Medicine Committee Member – 1980-1987; Pro Bowl – Hawaii Representative Assistant to Professional Team Athletic Training Staff – 1980-2009; Aloha Classic Basketball Tournament–Head Athletic Trainer – 1985-1987 & 1969-1971; Hawaii Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance—Teacher of Year Committee/Spring Conference Site Manager-1986 & Public Information Committee-1976-1986; Hawaii Athletic Trainers Association Founding Member-1985; Hula Bowl—Head Athletic Trainer or Assistant – 1974-1997 & 1969-1971; Hawaii Special Olympics Games Director-1974-1984, Board of Directors-1974-1987, Head of Delegation International Summer Games-1979 Rockport, NY & 1983 Baton Rouge, LA; and countless other events.

Honors & Awards: NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award-2012; FWATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer-2011, FWATA State Service Award-2010; District 8 High School ATC Award-2001; Hawaii Special Service Award-2001

Endorsement: Dr. Cedric Akau, Punahou School Team Physician, notes “Glenn personifies the very best of what an athletic trainer, or for that matter what a health care provider, should be. His actions as a caring, hard-working team player have inspired all those who interact with him to work even harder toward the common goal of improving the health of our patients. …..It is thus through his example and leadership that individual athletic trainers and the profession itself have gained tremendously.”

Jeff Meister, Punahou School Athletic Director, notes “ an AD at Punahou, one of my responsibilities is to help assure our athlete’s care and safety – something I am immensely confident they will receive by Glenn and his staff.”


  • Cindy Clivio, M.Ed, ATC

Cindy Clivio

Education: University of Hawaii-Manoa (M.Ed & B.Ed)

Career: Kamehameha Schools- Honolulu, Supervisory Athletic Trainer-2007-present; Athletic Trainer-1987-2007; University of Hawai’i-John A Burns School of Medicine, Sports Medicine Course Instructor-1985-1993

 Volunteer Service: Strategic Alliance Workgroup on Athletic Training Standards—2016; NATA State Association Advisory Committee—2014-present; NATA State Association Group State Representative—2014-present; National Federation of High Schools Sports Medicine Advisory Committee—2011-2015; BOC Professional Practice and Discipline Committee—2010-present; HATA State Leadership Forum Program Chair—2014-present; NATA Secondary Schools Committee member/FWATA Secondary Schools Chair—2004-2012; Approved Clinical Instructor, University of Hawaii-Manoa—2010-2011, 2008, 2002-2005; NATA PR Committee-Secondary Schools Liasion—2008; HATA Governmental Affairs Chair—2000-2013; NATA Uniform Terminology Project Committee—2005-2014; FWATA Governmental Affairs Member—1998-2015; Hawaii Pop Warner Football Athletic Trainer—2006-2008; FWATA Honors & Awards Chair—2001-2004; HATA President—1998-2004; International Federation of Gymnastics Athletic Trainer—2001; Hawaii High School Athletics Association Task Force to create a Weight Monitoring Program for High School Wrestling—2000; State of Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy Public Member—1988-1996; FWATA MB Hawaii Representative—1993-1997; HATA Secretary—1989-1993; FWATA History & Archive Committee—1996-2003; FWATA Secondary Schools Committee Member—1989-2004; HATA Secondary School Chair—1989-2004; FWATA Annual Meeting Committee Local Host—1998; Hawaii Medical Association Sports Medicine Committee—1995-2004; NATA BOC Examiner, Examiner Training Facilitator, Test Site Administrator—1994-2007; countless other events.

 Awards: NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer-2013; FWATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer-2007; NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award-2005; FWATA State Service Award-2013 & 1998

 Endorsement: Sam Lee, ATC, HATA President, notes: “The quality and quantity of her work in athletic training over the years has been nothing short of amazing – at the local, state, district and national levels…Cindy has done so very much for our profession…..she represents athletic training with grace, passion, enthusiasm, compassion, purpose, and vision.”

Carolyn Peters, District 8 Director, notes: “She represents Hawaii, FWATA, Secondary Schools and Female Athletic Trainers well with passion, dignity and confidence.”


The FWATA Award recipients will be recognized during the Awards Banquet at the 2016 FWATA Annual Meeting in Kona, Hawaii. It will take place Friday, July 15th at 5:00pm at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay on the Big Island.




Courtesy of the FWATA Honors & Awards Committee

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