Honors & Awards Committee
Andrea Kovalsky is the Head Athletic Trainer at Granite City High School in Granite City, Illinois. Previously, she has worked in secondary schools across the state of Illinois as an Outreach Athletic Trainer (Aurora, IL), Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (Normal, IL), and Teacher/Athletic Trainer (LaGrange, IL). She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training from Northern Illinois University in 2011, earned a teaching license in K-12 Physical Education and Secondary Health Education from North Central College in 2013, and completed a Master of Science degree in Athletic Training from Illinois State University in 2019. Andrea is a dedicated member of the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association Board of Directors, serving as the Communications Director. She currently also represents District 11 on the NATA Connection and Engagement Committee. Andrea is passionate about connecting athletic trainers with the multitude of resources that all levels of professional associations provide, in order to elevate individual practice and the profession as a whole.