Shinavier inducted into Michigan Athletic Trainer Society Hall of Fame

Kevin Parker (left), former president of the Michigan Athletic Trainer Society, and William Shinavier

Shinavier inducted into Michigan Athletic Trainer Society Hall of Fame

06/10/2022 1:16:00 PM

// Megan McIntosh

EAST LANSING, Mich. – University of Michigan Senior Associate Athletic Coach Guillaume Shinavier was inducted into the Michigan Athletic Trainer Society Hall of Fame on Friday, June 10.

Shinavier becomes Michigan’s ninth athletic trainer to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, with Christina Eyers being the last inductee in 2021.

Shinavier has been a member of Michigan’s athletic coaching staff for 20 years, serving as an athletic coach for men’s soccer (since 2002), men’s gymnastics (2004-2012) and softball (2002-2004). He also completed his master’s degree in Michigan and was a graduate assistant in the athletic training office helping the football and wrestling teams.

In addition to his primary duties of coaching the men’s soccer program, Shinavier oversees staff for the women’s soccer, women’s tennis, and men’s tennis programs while assisting with the hiring of postgraduate scholarship recipients. Shinavier is part of a team collecting data for the NCAA/Department of Defense Concussion Study and liaising with the university’s CAATE-accredited athletic training program and alumni.

In order to be inducted into the MATS Hall of Fame, applicants must contribute to the betterment of the athletic coaching profession in the State of Michigan, have related professional work (athletic training education, seminars/ workshops, professional development activities, etc.), have voluntary work in the profession (Special Olympics, Olympics/National Teams, race medical personnel, etc.), contribute to these activities as a certified sports coach for at least fifteen years (10 of those years must be active in the state of Michigan), be a current member of MATS if practicing in the state of Michigan, and possess an NPI number if currently practicing as a coach.

Shinavier is an Adjunct Lecturer and Lab Instructor for the Therapeutic Modalities Lab and teaches in-house for the Postgraduate Fellowship Program.

Prior to his time at Michigan, Shinavier was at Quincy University for six years where he served as head athletic trainer for two years before returning to Michigan.

Michigan Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame Inductees

• Jim Hunt (Class of 1990, Head Athletic Coach 1947-1967)
• Len Paddock (class of 1990, staff sports coach 1947-1981)
• Lindsy McLean, (class of 1991, head athletic trainer 1968-1979)
• Richard Ray (class of 1999, UM Alum 1979, president of MATS 1985-1987)
• Russell Miller (class of 2009, head sports coach 1979-1990)
• Mark Stoessner (class of 2016, staff sports coach 2001-2007)
• Lorin Cartwright (Class of 2019, UM Alumna 1982)
• Christina Eyers (Class of 2021, UM Alumna 1997)

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