MAATA Research Grants Committee Call for Proposals-2022

Call for proposals for research grants are now open.  The Research Grants Committee invites proposals focusing on research that will advance the profession of Athletic Training.  If you have a project that needs financial support, funding is available for any member of the MAATA who is certified, eligible for certification (certified-students – graduate level), or … Read more

Proposed MAATA By-Law Amendment – Summer 2021

Topic:  By-Law Amendment Objective: Inform MAATA Membership of proposed By-Law Amendments. Background: Please see the documents accompanying this information: Redline Final Bylaws Worksheet of the MAATA for Membership Review– identifies all changes to the existing document in blue. Clean Final Bylaws Worksheet of the MAATA for Membership Review– clean copy of the document inclusive of … Read more

District Director’s Report

It’s Time For Change Change is the theme of my final District Director report.  These are certainly unprecedented, trying times for all of us.  COVID-19 has created unpredictable change in our lives.  Every athletic trainer has been impacted, and it is important we use our AT community for support, assistance, and guidance to help navigate … Read more

District 5 Announces the Hall of Fame Class of 2020

Congratulations to the MAATA Hall of Fame class of 2020 Diane Bartholomew – Missouri Valley College Rob Marshall – Columbus Hospital Sydney Ringer – Oklahoma Christian University Their contributions to the District and to the profession are far reaching.   The District is fortunate to benefit from the contributions of these three athletic trainers.  The Hall … Read more

MAATA Executive Committee Positions

If you are interested in running MAATA President, please send a letter of interest and your CV/Resume to Rob Marshall.  You must be a BOC certified NATA member for 5 years AND have served as an elected Board of Directors member of an NATA District OR as an elected officer within a state association OR  … 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

District Director Update-October

Dear District 5 Members, “If You’re Not at the Table, You’re Probably on the Menu” One of the great things about being involved on the NATA Board of Directors is attending committee meetings in various areas of the profession. This summer, a committee leader made the statement “If you’re not at the table, you’re probably … Read more