Awards and Achievements

Awards and AchievementsAthletico’s patient-centric focus, genuine core values, positive work environment, high standard of care and attention to quality are just some of the attributes that have put Athletico Physical Therapy on the list of varying awards and achievements. As a growing company, it is important to maintain a foundation of what we believe in, and this has allowed for recognition of our hard work and dedication to the healthcare industry. We care about each and every patient, and at the end of the day that makes all the difference in the world.

“We know our success is based on the strength of our staff that recognizes the vital role they play in providing the ultimate customer service experience,” states Mark Kaufman, Athletico founder and President.  “It’s so rewarding to see these values translate into what makes a quality and top workplace.”

AWARDS

  • 2016 – Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award
  • 2016 – Athletico names Tim Thornton, head coach of the Peoria High School football team, as its Coach of the Year.
  • 2016 – Athletico’s AT Tony Garofalo receives the NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award
  • 2016 – Athletico wins Honorable Mention for National Athletic Trainers Association PR contest: Promotion of NATA Month Award
  • 2016 – Caitlin Bender earns Athletico’s Athletic Trainer of the Year award
  • 2016 – Oakville High School wins National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for its Oakville High School athletics program – led by Mike Atkinson, ATC at Athletico Physical Therapy.
  • 2015 – Chantell Unnerstall, OTR/L, CHT, earns the Kris Schell Memorial Clinical Excellence Award
  • 2015 – Athletico’s Iowa region has ranked in the top 50 companies for 2015 Top Workplaces by The Des Moines Register.
  • 2015 – Dorothy Cohee earns Athletico’s Zach Gregory Memorial Patient Satisfaction Award – North Loop
  • 2015 – Athletico names Mark Hoekstra, head coach of the Carlisle High School football team, as its Coach of the Year.
  • 2015 – Jess Bratko earns Athletico’s Athletic Trainer of the Year award.
  • 2014 – Joe Monaco earns Athletico’s Zach Gregory Memorial Patient Satisfaction Award – Loop: Jackson and Franklin
  • 2014 – Scott Gallant earns the Kris Schell Memorial Clinical Excellence Award
  • 2014 – Athletico announces Mike Rolando, head coach of the St. Edward Central Catholic High School football, its Coahc of the Year
  • 2013 – David Kolzow earns Athletico’s Zach Gregory Memorial Patient Satisfaction Award – South Elgin
  • 2013 – #1 Workplace in Chicago – Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces Award
  • 2013 – Top ‘Teer Award Winner – Leader in employee volunteering
  • 2013 – Special Award – Employee Training – Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces Award
  • 2013 – Athletico wins National Athletic Trainers Association Best Grass Roots Effort in Promotion of NATA Month Award
  • 2013 – Brian Freund earns the Kris Schell Memorial Clinical Excellence Award – St. Peters
  • 2013 – Athletico names David Inserra, head coach of the Maine South High School football team, as its Coach of the Year
  • 2012 – Practice of the year Award – Advance Magazine
  • 2012 – Top 10 – Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces Award
  • 2012 and 2013 – Top clinic FOTO awards – Schaumburg
  • 2012 – Chicago Tribune National Top 150 Workplaces Award
  • 2012 – Athletico wins National Athletic Trainers Association Runner Up for Best Grass Roots Effort in Promotion of NATA Month Award.
  • 2012 – Athletico earns Patriot Award from United States Secretary of Defense
  • 2012 – Platinum Achievement Award presented by Arthritis Foundation
  • 2012 – Cindy Rajkovich earns the Kris Schell Memorial Clinical Excellence Award – Washington
  • 2011 – Athletico wins the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association Public Relations Award
  • 2011 – Athletico wins National Athletic Trainers Association Biggest Impact via NATA Month Promotion Award
  • 2009 – Athletico wins the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association Hospital/Clinic Award
  • 2009 – Athletico wins the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association Public Relations Award
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