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Tory Lindley

President, NATA

Tory Lindley, ATC is in his eighteenth year as Northwestern University’s Director of Athletic Training Services and Senior Associate AD.  At Northwestern, Tory supervises the High Performance Team including Athletic Training, Sports Performance and Performance Nutrition.  Tory has degrees from Michigan State University and the University of Minnesota.  Tory served in state leadership roles for the Minnesota ATA and the Michigan AT Society before providing six years of service to the Illinois Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Directors, including President from 2006-2008. From 2012 to 2018 Tory was the NATA District Four Director and member of the NATA Board of Directors, serving as NATA Vice President for two years.  In June of 2018 Tory began his three-year term as the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 14th President.  A 2011 inductee into the Illinois Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame, Tory was a 2016 recipient of the GLATA Golden Pinnacle Award and the 2012 NCAA’s Division I Athletic Trainer of the Year.  Tory enjoys life balance with Beth, a career social worker and their three children Jonah (24), Evan (21) and Genevieve (19).