Edward A. Mizicko was born August 24, 1958, in Youngstown, OH. Ed graduated from Mathews High School in 1976; Ohio University in 1980; and Western Michigan University in 1981. As a certified athletic trainer, he began his career at Comstock High School, Comstock, MI, and Athens High School, The Plains, OH. Since 1982, he devoted his life to his students as a licensed teacher and athletic trainer at John Jay High School, Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, TX.
Ed was actively involved in the National Athletic Trainers Association and served in several offices including president of the Alamo Area Athletic Trainers Association. He was essential in setting up the Ohio University Athletic Trainers Association for Students in 1989. Among his many awards, he was named as South All-Star Basketball Athletic Trainer by the Texas High School Coaches Association in 2002. Ed gave back to his community, volunteering with the Amateur Athletic Union’s Junior and Senior Olympics. He had a great passion for sports, loved his work and being involved in athletics, and was a huge Cleveland Indian’s fan.