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

MAATA News-Oklahoma Update

The Oklahoma Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Student Leadership Committee is hosting their Annual Athletic Training Day on February 24th, 2017 on the campus of the University of Tulsa. This event is geared to all individuals that are interested in the athletic training profession. Attendees will be high school and college students along with their parents or … Read more

MAATA HOF Member John Baxter Passes Away

MAATA HOF Member John “Doc” Baxter passed away on November 3rd, 2016. “Doc” was a fixture at Emporia Sate, serving as head athletic trainer from 1966-2012. In addition to being inducted into the MAATA Hall of Fame in 1998, he was also a Hall of Fame member of the ESU Athletics Hall of Honor, Emporia State … Read more

Fall 2016 YP Committee News

The D5 YPC will be taking applications to fill the State Representatives positions of Oklahoma and Missouri. The position of Communication Director will also be available. If you are interesting in applying please contact Blaise Kriley, D5 YPC Chair at maata.d5.ypc@gmail.com for materials and information on the application process. Nominate a Young Professional for the … Read more

Recent BOD Meeting Minutes

Below are the most recent MAATA BOD and Business Meeting minutes: MAATA BOD Meeting Minutes March 17th, 2016 (Springfield, MO) MAATA BOD Meeting Minutes June 23rd, 2016 (Baltimore, MD) MAATA Business Meeting June 23rd, 2016 (Baltimore, MD)

NATA Award Eligibility

NATA award nominations are now open through September 15th. Below is a list of MAATA members who are eligible for awards. 30 years of membership is required for the NATA Hall of Fame, those members who are eligible are highlighted in blue. To see full details on all NATA awards and the nomination form, please … Read more