DWU’s Loken awarded NATA Athletic Training Service Award

Monday, March 3, 2014

Lana Loken, associate athletic training professor and clinical education coordinator at Dakota Wesleyan University, has been selected as one of the 2014 National Athletic Trainers Association’s Athletic Training Service Award recipients.


“The Athletic Trainer Service award recognizes NATA members for their contributions to the athletic training profession as a volunteer at the local and state levels,” according to its website. To be eligible for the award, members must be in good standing, have 15 years of membership in NATA and be BOC certified for 15 years.


Loken has been employed at DWU since 2001.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University in Brookings.  In 1999, she earned her Master of Science degree from St. Cloud State  University in St. Cloud, Minn., and in 2005, received her Ed.D. from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.


The athletic training major at DWU is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

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