David Gish Memorial

It is with great sadness that we forward the announcement that District VI President, David Gish, has passed. Kathy Dieringer wrote, “David served his athletes, his students, and his members with professionalism, integrity, and character, and he will be severely missed. Though David’s tenure as President was very short, his impact and legacy to his … Read more

MAATA Student Quiz Bowl Question Submissions

Dear fellow Program Directors, First and foremost, I hope your semester is off to a great start as I get in touch with you today.  We are only six months away from the District’s 36th Annual Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. We are once again asking for your help to generate questions for the ever popular MAATA Student … Read more


36TH ANNUAL MAATA MEETING & SYMPOSIUM March 19 – 21, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska The 2015 Annual Meeting & Symposium will feature several oral and poster presentations for all Faculty, Staff and Students. Proposals are now being accepted from those who wish to present at this year’s District – V MAATA meeting.  Our goal is to provide … Read more


MAATA ANNUAL MEETING & SYMPOSIUM March 19-21, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska The Mid America Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting Committee invites proposals for general session presentations at the 2015 MAATA Annual Meeting and Symposium to be held at Ramada Plaza Hotel in Omaha, NE.  Athletic Trainers and affiliated professionals are invited to submit proposals. Each … Read more

2015 NATA Honors and Awards Nominations Now Open

The NATA has opened the nomination process for honors and awards for the 2015 NATA Convention & AT Expo.  Nominations are open until September 15th.  Many awards require a candidate complete an application or submit supporting materials (letters of recommendation, vitae, etc.). Please allow ample time to complete these materials by submitting your nominations early.  More … Read more

President Obama Announces NATA/NFL/PFATS Collaboration

On May 29th, a representative from NATA attended the first-ever White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, designed in part to raise awareness of steps to prevent, identify and respond to concussions in young people. NATA, in conjunction with the Professional Football Athletic Trainers’ Society (PFATS), will support a national initiative to place … Read more

MAATA Awards

Please see the message below from Doug Long, G’day all I wanted to take a minute to send you the list of award winners for this year. This year’s Hall of Fame induction dinner saw several new awards given for the very first time. Dr. Isrow Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award – … Read more

National Provider Identifier

The MAATA, along with the NATA, is encouraging all members to register for their National Provider Identifier number (NPI).  Currently only 52% of active ATs have their NPI and only 51% of ATs in our district have their NPI.  The NATA has recently posted lots of resources regarding how to go about registering for an NPI … Read more