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

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