DOMINIC DI MANNA
Dominic began his athletic training career as a student at Regis Jesuit High School in 1977. He attended Cramer Student Athletic Training Summer Camps and received his first aid and CPR certifications while in high school. He worked with all of the athletic teams at Regis throughout his high school years. Dominic also played a little baseball and loves to ski, hike, bike and be outdoors.
Dominic attended the University of Colorado where he cared for numerous athletic teams in the Club Sports Program as a student athletic trainer and EMT and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology in 1985. He then went on to Indiana University and earned his Master’s Degree in Athletic Training in 1987.
After graduation and completing an internship with the Cleveland Browns, Dominic returned to Colorado to work as a secondary school athletic trainer with Denver Broncos Sports Medicine and in 1994, returned to Regis Jesuit High school to work as a science teacher and athletic trainer. In 2005, Dominic returned to Jefferson County Public Schools as a teacher and athletic trainer.
Throughout his 35-year athletic training and 30-year teaching career, Dominic has held athletic training positions at all levels of sports and has teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary levels. Dominic has also been on numerous committees and has been awarded leadership opportunities with the CATA, RMATA and NATA. He has worked alongside many of the current members of the CATA Hall of Fame especially concerning licensure of athletic trainers in Colorado. Dominic has served on the CATA Board and is a past President of the CATA. He also serves on the CHSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.
During his career Dominic has been honored to receive the Athletic Training Service Award from the NATA; the Excellence in Colorado High School Athletic Training award from the Denver Nuggets and the CATA Life Saving award.
Dominic is supported and encouraged by his wife Michelle and his two children Mikala and Matthew.