Hall of Fame
Elton Hawley- Elton Hawley is a native of Dunn, NC. He is a graduate of Midway high School and received his BS degree from Appalachian State University. Mr. Hawley completed his athletic training education through the Teacher/Athletic Training Instructional Program at Wake Forest University. He was the first athletic trainer employed in the Charlotte/Meckenburg School System in 1972. He was also the inaugural recipient of the NCATA Athletic Trainer of the Year Award in 1984. He has served on the NCATA Board of Directors as a District Director, Vice-President and a two-term President. His association with the NC/SC Shrine Bowl game has spanned 21 years, currently serving as athletic training coordinator. Hawley has been an athletic trainer at Olympic High School and West Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, NC and has served as Athletic Training Coordinator for the Charlotte/Mecklenburg Schools. He is currently employed with the Carolinas Healthcare System in Charlotte developing and implementing sports medicine programs in the Charlotte area.