January 9, 2019
Mark Padfield, Tonganoxie High School teacher who also is the school's athletic trainer through Lawrence Memorial Hospital, receives the Kansas Athletic Trainers' Society Athletic Trainer of the Year Award this past November during a symposium in Emporia. Presenting the award to Padfield is Karen Garrison, Washburn's Clinical Education Coordinator and current president of KATS.
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Tonganoxie High School athletic trainer Mark Padfield recently received a statewide award and is set to receive a regional award in March. Padfield won the 2018 Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society Athletic Trainer of the Year award this past November during the 12th annual KATS Symposium. Padfield, who serves a teacher at THS, also works for Lawrence Memorial Hospital as the athletic trainer assigned to the school. He is also a medical spotter for the NFL.