An athletic trainer with Fort Dorchester High School in Dorchester School District Two was honored by the South Carolina Athletic Trainers’ Association for his distinguished service.
Mr. Jimmie “Doc” Rogers received the prestigious Fred W. Hoover Award of Excellence for making a difference for athletes at all levels of competition and helping to advance SCATA and the profession. Dedicated to keeping athletes safe and in prime condition to excel, Doc Rogers has supported athletes from FDHS, Horry County Schools, Furman University, South Carolina State University, and the 1972 undefeated Super Bowl Champions, Miami Dolphins.
Beyond his role as athletic trainer, Doc Rogers teaches sports medicine classes and serves as Director of Sports Medicine for all FDHS athletic teams.
“My philosophy is the well-being of the athlete first and winning second,” said Doc Rogers. “My job is to get them back to competition as quickly and safely as possible.”
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