John A. “Johnny K” Knudson ’57 died on January 3, 2014. He retired from Wagner College in 1989 after a 32-year career as head athletic trainer, head coach, professor of physical education, and assistant athletic director. Known for his lifelong friendships with Wagner students and alumni, he was also the driving force behind Wagner’s Athletics Hall of Fame. A US Coast Guard veteran, he taught water safety and water sports programs as a Red Cross volunteer. He also traveled the world as athletic trainer for the NIT All-Star teams.