District Director’s Update-Fall 2017

Congratulations to the following volunteers who will be representing District 5 on NATA Committees A special thank you and congratulations are in order for the following individuals who have been named to represent the MAATA membership on the following NATA committees: Mary Meier (Iowa) – Executive Committee for Education (ECE) Greg Williams (Missouri) – Education … Read more

ATs Care Peer-to-Peer Support Program

The ATs Care program is designed to offer crisis management training opportunities for athletic trainers dealing with the aftermath of a critical incident. The mission of the ATs Care Committee is to aid ATs and AT students who have been through a critical incident by utilizing a peer-to peer-system to assist, monitor and encourage these … Read more

District Director Update-May 2017

We are five weeks out from the NATA National Convention.  Registrations for the event are running high and it should be a great event.  In addition to the NATA preparing to bring nearly 9,000 people together, the NATA continues to work on behalf of the members nationally.  This past month had several important events: Capitol … Read more

District Director’s Report-April 2017

MAATA Members, Each month, I hope to update our MAATA members happenings across the country.  April bridges winter to summer and NATA activities are heating up.  The NATA has had a flurry of activity in the past month including the following: NATA Sponsored Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sport Meeting The 2017 Collaborative Solutions for … Read more

District Director’s Update-March 2017

Happy Athletic Training Month!  Thank you to the nearly 900 members of the MAATA who made the journey to Omaha for the MAATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia.  This was one of the most successful district meetings on record with great educational programming, fantastic speakers, and plenty of quality CEUs and EBPs.  A special thank … Read more

MAATA News Update-Kansas

Kansas Athletic Trainers Hit the Hill in Topeka, for the 1st Annual “Hit the Hill Day”.  Led and coordinated by John Burns and the KATS Board of Directors, members were able to visit with 47 Legislators; athletic trainers were able to promote athletic training as a licensed healthcare profession with unique qualifications and expertise which … Read more

MAATA News-Nebraska Update

Sarah “Renee” Craft, University of Nebraska Athletic Training Student, is a recipient of the 2017 NIRSA William N. Wasson Leadership and Academic Award. Renee earned this award due to her hard work and dedication in the Injury Prevention and Care Department at UNL Campus Recreation. She is a first responder for the campus recreation center … Read more