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ECHL Recognizes All League Athletic Trainers & Equipment Managers

SC Athletic Trainer Max Finley and Equipment Manager Nick Lazor Awarded Group Honor

The ECHL announced that, in recognition of their efforts during the pandemic, head athletic trainers from all 14 participating Teams during the 2020-21 season have been selected as the winners of the ECHL Athletic Trainer of the Year award presented by Fairly Group.

In addition, head equipment managers from all 14 participating Teams during the 2020-21 season have been selected as the winners of the ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year award presented by Warrior Hockey.

Stingrays Athletic Trainer Max Finley and Equipment Manager Nick Lazor are both in their first season with the club.

The ECHL is pleased to recognize the athletic training and equipment staffs from all 14 Member Teams. Each of these personnel helped to ensure teams are following the ECHL Return to Play protocol during the COVID-19 pandemic.

TeamAthletic Trainer/Equipment Manager
Allen AmericansJordan Dutton/Tim Abbott
Florida EverbladesDylan Dewey/John Sellars
Fort Wayne KometsMatt Willett/Skylar Garver
Greenville Swamp RabbitsAdam Campbell/Shawn Thorns
Indy FuelGeorge Bullock Jr./Darrin Flinchem
Jacksonville IcemenScott McLay/Jeremy Holloway
Kansas City MavericksNick Potter/Lukas Nestor
Orlando Solar BearsMike Degaetano/Adam Dexter
Rapid City RushCody Lindhorst/Gavin Bechtol
South Carolina StingraysMax Finley/Nick Lazor
Tulsa OilersSteve Lintern/Tony Deynzer
Utah GrizzliesCollin Lee/Matthew Schwegmann
Wheeling NailersDaniel Barker/Bill Higgins
Wichita ThunderJosh Elmer/Frank Jury


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