District Director Update February 2016

It’s February – Temperatures are Rising and Things are Heating Up with the NATA! Spring is just around the corner, and with spring comes an attitude of newness and promise. Much work has been done this winter to set the stage for new initiatives and a very exciting spring and summer for the athletic training profession. If … Read more

MAATA Members Honored by NATA

The NATA Honors and Awards Committee has released the 2016 recipient list. The following members of District 5 were recognized: NATA Hall of Fame Eric McDonnell – Missouri NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award Rick Burkholder – Missouri John Donnell – Missouri Katherine Newsham – Missouri NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award Sara Bjerke – North Dakota … Read more

Young Professional Spotlight – January 2016 Andrew Mohr

CITY, STATE PRACTICING IN: Council Bluffs, IA PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Iowa Western Community College JOB TITLE: Assistant Athletic Trainer and Adjunct Faculty Member FAVORITE ASPECT OF JOB: The challenges of keeping up with the changing field of sports medicine. Having to keep your nose in the literature and always looking for the best and most efficient … Read more

YP Rounds

The MAATA YP Committee is hosting an online forum to discuss unique cases and experiences. The forum will be held utilizing Google Hangouts on January 27th @ 4:00 PM. Registration is limited to the first 8 individuals. Rounds Flyer This session is now closed

YPC Grants, Applications and Awards!!!

The Young Professionals Committee has extended their deadline for application for a MAATA Annual Meeting Travel Grant, worth up to $300.00.  Interested applicants can visit the YPC page of the MAATA website for more information and application form.  The new deadline is December 31st. The Young Professional Distinction Award deadline has also been extended.  If … Read more

Nominations for Gatorade Secondary School Award

Dear Fellow Secondary School Athletic Trainer, I hope all of you are having a successful and safe first part of your school year and you are getting ready for the holiday season and hopefully enjoying time with family and friends. I am writing you all in hopes you are all aware of the great things … Read more

District Director Update-October

Dear District 5 Members, “If You’re Not at the Table, You’re Probably on the Menu” One of the great things about being involved on the NATA Board of Directors is attending committee meetings in various areas of the profession. This summer, a committee leader made the statement “If you’re not at the table, you’re probably … Read more