Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 8, 2011

Mancil begins Athletic Training

Will Mancil of Salisbury has been accepted into the Athletic Training program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  
A rising junior at UNCC’s Department of Kinesiology, College of Health and Human Services, Will has been named to both the Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List in his previous two years of college. He is one of 10 selected to enter the Athletic Training program. His first clinical rotation is currently underway with the Davidson College football team.  
At UNCC, Will is a member of the Pre-Professional Club, Athletic Training Student Organization and participates in intramural sports, basketball and lumberjacking. During high school, Will volunteered at Sacred Heart Catholic Church and with several youth sports camps. In college he has volunteered at a Muscular Dystrophy Camp, worked on-campus at the Student Activity Center and held a job at GNC Nutrition Center for two summers.      
Mr. Mancil is a 2009 graduate of East Rowan High School, where he graduated with honors and lettered in both basketball and soccer. In soccer, he was Team Co-Captain and was named “Most Valuable Player” and “Teammate of the Year.” In basketball, he was named “Most Improved Player” and “Teammate of the Year.”   
Will is son of Dr. and Mrs. Gary Mancil of Salisbury and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Mancil of Waycross, Ga., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Torcivia of Phillipsburg, N.J.