NATA District Director Election

Elections for NATA District 5 Director will be open Monday, October 18 through Tuesday, November 9. The election committee has contacted eligible members and none have expressed a desire to run for this position. With this, the current Director, Rob Marshall will run unopposed for election to his 2nd term. Please see Director Marshall’s Statement … Read more

Social Media Sub-Committee Member Open Call

The Social Media Sub-committee is part of the MAATA Connection and Engagement Committee (CEC). The CEC is responsible for communicating to members the value of their membership, resources available to them from the NATA, MAATA, and state organization, and finding creative ways to increase the engagement of members. The roles of the Social Media Sub-committee … Read more

MAATA Research Grants Committee Call for Proposals-2022

Call for proposals for research grants are now open.  The Research Grants Committee invites proposals focusing on research that will advance the profession of Athletic Training.  If you have a project that needs financial support, funding is available for any member of the MAATA who is certified, eligible for certification (certified-students – graduate level), or … Read more

Proposed MAATA By-Law Amendment – Summer 2021

Topic:  By-Law Amendment Objective: Inform MAATA Membership of proposed By-Law Amendments. Background: Please see the documents accompanying this information: Redline Final Bylaws Worksheet of the MAATA for Membership Review– identifies all changes to the existing document in blue. Clean Final Bylaws Worksheet of the MAATA for Membership Review– clean copy of the document inclusive of … Read more

Proposed By-Law Amendment

Membership Notification Topic:  By-Law Amendment Objective:  Inform Membership of proposed By-Law Amendment Background:  Please see the following proposed amendment for the MAATA bylaws to be considered the MAATA membership.  The following has been presented to the Board of Directors by the Governance Committee for consideration by the MAATA Membership.  In accordance with the MAATA By-Laws, … Read more

The 2021 MAATA Research Grant Recipients Announced

The 2021 MAATA Research Grant recipients are: Kazuma Akehi [University of Nebraska at Kearney].  “Utility of rate of torque development characteristics from a novel strength testing device to differentiate between starters and non-starters in Division II women’s soccer.” Shannon David, [North Dakota State University].  “Professional Athletic Training Student Perceptions and Knowledge of Cannabis.” Phillip Vardiman … Read more

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