Dan L. Davis


After graduating from Indiana University in 1971 with a BS in health education and minors in athletic training and biology, Dan Davis started his long career providing for the health care needs of athletes of all levels in northeastern Wisconsin. Dan served as an assistant athletic trainer for the Green Bay Packers under WATA Hall of Famer Dom Gentile, head athletic trainer at the University of Wisconsin- Green Bay, and teacher and athletic trainer at Pulaski H.S. Dan has been tireless in expanding the role of athletic training services for high school and recreational athletes in the Green Bay area by administrating health care and sports medicine clinical operations including the establishment of athletic training outreach and educational programs.

Dan has served his profession associations as an NATA Certification Examiner, Wisconsin State Representative to the NATA and the NATA Research and Education Foundation, and WATA Liaison to the WIAA Medical Advisory Committee. He also held the offices of Vice President of GLATA and the WATA.

Furthering his own education, Dan received his MBA from Cardinal Stritch University in 1993. He was awarded WATA Distinguished Service Award in 1993 and was honored with the Bellin Health Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002. Dan Davis’ work ethic, leadership, high ideals for the advancement of the profession will long be held synonymous with athletic training and health care in northeastern Wisconsin.

Inducted May 7, 2004, Green Bay, WI