Camillone Inducted into
New Jersey Trainers' Society Hall of Fame
Windsor, N.J. -- Lisa Camillone, of Ewing, the associate athletic
director and athletic trainer at Mercer County Community College,
was inducted into the Athletic Trainers' Society of New Jersey's
(ATSNJ) Hall of Fame at the organization's recent awards banquet.
According to the ATSNJ President Eric Nusbaum, this is the
highest honor in the athletic training profession in New Jersey.
During the ceremony, Nusbaum said, "Lisa has dedicated
herself to the profession of athletic training and served
our membership well. She has been committed to improving athlete
safety and health care on various fronts."
Camillone has been an active member of ATSNJ, having served
as its first female president (1991-92), and as a member of
the Women in Athletic Training Committee on both the state
and national levels. She received the ATSNJ's Distinguished
Service Award in 2006. Currently she is a member of the Athletic
Training Advisory Committee for the State Board of Medical
Lisa Camillone accepts the Hall of Fame plaque from Karen
Manista, chair of the ATSNJ's Honors and Awards Committee. Master
of Ceremonies Charlie Thompson is pictured at left.
has been employed at Mercer for 29 years. MCCC Athletics Director
John Simone observes that Camillone is a first-class medical
professional who takes a holistic approach to treating student
athletes. "Lisa has fit so much more under the umbrella
of athletic trainer. She considers nutrition, fitness and
students' social and emotional needs. She has been a student
advocate, a mentor, an advisor and counselor. That's her legacy
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