Tag Archives: athletic training

National honor society traces roots to TROY

May 29, 2018
By Greg Phillips

A national honor society with 4,600 members and more than 100 chapters sprouted from an idea at Troy University a decade ago.

Iota Tau Alpha, the nation’s only professional honor society for students pursuing a degree in athletic training, formed in 2005 at TROY, the brainchild of John “Doc” Anderson, professor emeritus and the University’s…

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Athletic Training legend “Doc” Anderson named to national hall of fame

February 16, 2017
By Savanah Weed

A former Troy University coach and head athletic trainer has been chosen to be inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Hall of Fame.

John “Doc” Anderson, professor emeritus, received a call with the news on Monday, Feb. 6, that he almost didn’t answer.

“I looked at the area code, and I thought it…

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