Dave has served as the athletic trainer at Lewis Central for over two decades and has rarely missed a home event. He has traveled to away football games, state volleyball and basketball games, the state wrestling meet and numerous other events. He is the number one fan of our young athletes and is an ideal role model in regards to sportsmanship, integrity and fair play. Dave greets each student with a smile and professionalism that reassures student-athletes, coaches and parents that they are in very competent hands.
His ability to establish rapport with young athletes is impressive. The positive relationships that he has established with each student is fondly remembered and treasured. Dave is a confident to the coaches and has built a culture of trust and confidentiality that is respected and appreciated by all. Dave also freely gives of his time to assist the elderly and decrepit members of the Lewis Central faculty. He is always personable and professional and a tremendous asset to Lewis Central. Dave Byrne personifies all the positive attributes that Lewis Central strives to impart in our student-athletes. He is a living example of the traits of respect, responsibility and initiative, and is very deserving of this award.