2021 Annual Meeting and Symposium

To:  Members of the Mid-America Athletic Trainers’ Association From:    Rusty McKune, ATC MAATA President Regarding:  2021 Annual Meeting and Symposium I hope that this finds each of you doing well, staying safe and managing the everchanging day-to-day that we have all come to know.  2020 has been a year of unprecedented personal and professional … Read more

District Director’s Report

It’s Time For Change Change is the theme of my final District Director report.  These are certainly unprecedented, trying times for all of us.  COVID-19 has created unpredictable change in our lives.  Every athletic trainer has been impacted, and it is important we use our AT community for support, assistance, and guidance to help navigate … Read more

District 5 Announces the Hall of Fame Class of 2020

Congratulations to the MAATA Hall of Fame class of 2020 Diane Bartholomew – Missouri Valley College Rob Marshall – Columbus Hospital Sydney Ringer – Oklahoma Christian University Their contributions to the District and to the profession are far reaching.   The District is fortunate to benefit from the contributions of these three athletic trainers.  The Hall … Read more

MAATA Executive Committee Positions

If you are interested in running MAATA President, please send a letter of interest and your CV/Resume to Rob Marshall.  You must be a BOC certified NATA member for 5 years AND have served as an elected Board of Directors member of an NATA District OR as an elected officer within a state association OR  … Read more

NATAPAC Fundraiser at MAATA Meeting

  NATAPAC would like to announce a new way to support the PAC!!  You are now able to purchase this beautiful glass stein at MAATA registration ($30), it will allow you to drink free beer at all the MAATA social events all weekend!! Please join us March 28-30 in Tulsa for MAATA and have a … Read more

Student Leadership Committee Spring Webinar

Who’s excited for National Athletic Training Month? The NATA’s Student Leadership Committee (SLC) is! It’s me again, Joey Lewis, your District 5 Representative, and I’m excited to tell you about the SLC’s Spring NATM Headline event, our Spring Webinar!  Dr. Kenneth E. Games, PhD, LAT, ATC will be presenting “Put on Your Oxygen Mask Before … Read more

District 5 Announces Hall of Fame class of 2019

The MAATA would like to congratulate the Hall of Fame class of 2019: Ron Dunn Rusty McKune Mark Coberley Through their service and leadership, these three certified athletic trainers  have made a resounding impact on the profession and the members of District 5.  The District is fortunate to benefit from the contributions of these three … Read more

MAATA SLC Call for Applicants – President and Secretary

MAATA SLC Call for Applicants – President & Secretary District 5 is sending a call for individuals interested in serving on the Student Leadership Committee for the 2019-2020 academic school year.  The elected positions will be for District V’s student President as well as the student Secretary.  If you are even a little interested, please … Read more