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Jamestown Community College
Aimee Brunelle, athletic trainer at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus, was named head athletic trainer of the year at the junior college/community college level by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.
The award was presented in June by the NATA college/university athletic trainers committee.
Keith Martin, JCC’s athletic director, noted, “Aimee has demonstrated outstanding leadership in developing a first-rate athletic training department using limited resources. She is an asset to the athletic department and as an adjunct faculty member. We are fortunate to have Aimee as part of our athletic department staff to take care of the health and well-being of our student athletes.”
Ms. Brunelle, who joined JCC’s staff in 1999, also teaches courses in JCC’s physical education studies program. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Stony Brook University, a master’s degree through Capella University, and a post-master’s certificate at California University of Pennsylvania. She received JCC’s distinguished adjunct faculty award in 2009.
Ms. Brunelle is a member of national and regional athletic training organizations and currently serves as president of the New York State Athletic Trainers Association. She belongs to the Kiantone Independent Fire Department and volunteers with the Jamestown Audubon Center & Sanctuary.