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

Call for Proposals – 42nd Annual MAATA Meeting and Symposium

The Mid America Athletic Trainers Association (MAATA) Education Committee is inviting proposals for professional presentations at the 2021 Annual Meeting and Symposium in La Vista, NE, March 18- 20, 2021. Athletic  Trainers and other healthcare professionals are encouraged to submit proposals for the following: – Priority Topic Proposals – Due by August 31, 2020 (Emergency … 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

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

IMPORTANT-Proposed Changes to MAATA By-Laws

  MAATA members, The MAATA Board of Directors (BOD) has been closely evaluating how and when the elected members take office. The BOD voted to change the Policies and Procedures so that all officer elections take place in late fall, instead of running some elections in the spring and others in the fall.  This gives newly … Read more

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

2018 Young Professionals’ 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