PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced on Wednesday that Kansas City Mavericks Head Athletic Trainer Nick Potter is the 2018-19 recipient of the ECHL Athletic Trainer of the Year Award, presented by Warrior Hockey.
The winner is voted on by the league’s equipment managers and athletic trainers. In recognition of his accomplishment, Potter will receive a prize pack from Warrior Hockey.
Potter completed his fourth season with the Mavericks in 2018-19. A graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training, Potter had spent eight seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs prior to joining the Mavericks staff. He also worked with the Detroit Lions as an athletic training intern for the 2004 and 2005 training camps before interning with the Chiefs in 2006. Potter, who earned a Master’s in Sport Management from Texas Tech University, currently lives in Olathe, Kansas, with his wife Kaylee, step-son Brayden and son Easton.
ECHL Athletic Trainer of the Year2018-19 Nick Potter, Kansas City Mavericks2017-18 Matt Aiello, Greenville Swamp Rabbits2016-17 Cole Libby, Utah Grizzlies2015-16 Scott McLay, Alaska Aces2014-15 Brad Fredrick, Toledo Walleye2013-14 Steve Ruhmel, Florida Everblades2012-13 Bob Case, Cincinnati Cyclones2011-12 Mike Schroeder, Chicago Express2010-11 Kevin Anderson, Stockton Thunder2009-10 Bobby Walls, Ontario Reign2008-09 Bryan Rodgers, Dayton Bombers2007-08 Brian Grogesky, Reading Royals
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