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(L) - Life Member of CHSAA
(P) - Inducted Posthumously
(D) - Deceased

Economakos Mike

 

 

 

Michael C. Economakos

Athletic Trainer




Watertown High School ’64
Football, Basketball, Baseball, Student Council (President), Athlete of the Year (4)

University of Massachusetts-Amherst BS Physical Education & Health w/Concentration in Adaptive Physical Education Cum Laude ’72, Co-op program at the Belchertown State School in the Sensory Motor Training Department

U.S. Army San Antonio, TX Fort Sam Houston Physical Therapy School, Specialist 5th Class; Walter Reed Medical Center Physical Therapy Technician Treated Senator Margaret Chase Smith-ME


Career
Chelmsford, MA Public Schools South Row Elementary School Teacher (Physical Education); Chelmsford High School Athletic Trainer Brought with him a sense of professionalism & a personality that few could match. He worked tirelessly caring for all CHS athletes. Grew the Athletic Training Department: Established a high school student athletic trainer program for CHS students—1st of its kind in the Merrimack Valley Conference. Proved to be a springboard for countless students to go on to become successful members of the health care profession as nurses, EMT’s, Paramedics, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists & Doctors; Mentor & Cooperating Teacher for Physical Education student teachers as well as student athletic trainers from Northeastern University

Honor
All Sports Booster Club of Chelmsford High School “Distinguished Service Award” (1st ever award for his outstanding dedication to the athletes of CHS)

Community
Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts, Eastern Athletic Trainers Association, National Athletic Trainers Association; Chelmsford Recreation Commission (Taught CPR)

“As Principal of Chelmsford High School, many years ago, one of my comfort zones was knowing that the health and well being of our hundreds of athletes were in the hands of “Doc” Economakos.” George Simonian, Former Principal