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

ROB MARSHALL ELECTED AS NEXT DISTRICT DIRECTOR

The Mid-America Athletic Trainers’ Association (District 5)  has elected Rob Marshall, ATC to serve as the next District Director.  Rob is Athletic Training Program Manager at Columbus Community Hospital, serving as the athletic trainer for several local high schools.  Rob has strong enthusiasm for the position and the opportunity to serve the athletic trainers in … Read more

MAATA Election Results

The results of the elections are in: • Rob Marshall was elected to serve as our next District Director • Kitty Newsham was retained as Secretary Thank you to the candidates for the offices of District Director and MAATA Secretary. We need members to step forward to run for office. Not many ATs get in … Read more

2019 YP Distinction Award

The D5 Young Professionals are now taking nominations for our YP Distinction Award. This award is a unique and prestigious award for the District 5 Young Professionals. The Young Professionals’ Committee (YPC) wishes to recognize a young professional athletic trainer who has made a definitive impact on the athletic training profession and association at the … Read more

District Director Update – October 2018

Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act – Don’t Underestimate the Importance Unless you are living under a rock (or working 16 hour days and don’t see the news!), the President signed into law the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act on October 5th, 2018.  This law was driven by the NATA and joined by several other sports … Read more

MAATA Call for Applicant – Student Executive Director

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 position will be for District V’s student Executive Director as well as representing District V on the NATA SLC. Even if you feel like you don’t have the experience, if you’re … Read more

District Director Update – Fall 2018

District Director Update – Fall 2018 Happy Fall!  The start of another year of sport brings excitement in the air.  There is excitement with the kick-off of several key initiatives from the NATA as we head into this new season as well! Gather – Your new communications hub for everything Athletic Training Last month, the … Read more