2019 YP 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

YP Rounds-May 2017

D5 YPC will be hosting the “Young Professionals Rounds” on May 16, 2017 at 12:00 PM Central Standard Time. This is an opportunity for YP’s to get together and discuss case and practice questions. In order to participate, you must have a Google account. The conversation will be held on Google Hangouts which is accessible … Read more

YP Spotlight-December 2016

CITY, STATE PRACTICING IN: Kearney, Nebraska PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Family Physical Therapy. I provide outreach to a few area schools and half to Kearney High School. JOB TITLE: Athletic Trainer FAVORITE ASPECT OF JOB: This would have to be working with the student athletes. I enjoy building relationships and helping them achieve their athletic goals … 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

Young Professional Spotlight-September 2016

Emily Garcia CITY, STATE PRACTICING IN: Atchinson, KS PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Benedictine College JOB TITLE:  Assistant Athletic Trainer- Men’s and Women’s Basketball FAVORITE ASPECT OF JOB: Getting to know a student-athlete through the course of their college career, and then getting to share in their celebration with them when they reach one of their goals. MOST UNIQUE CASE … Read more

37th Annual MAATA Meeting Registration Now Open

Greetings District V!!! It is my pleasure to inform you that registration for the 37th MAATA Annual Meeting and Symposium is now open! Please see the link provided below to complete your registration form. If you need any additional information on the conference, please see the long list of informational items listed below to assist … Read more

Young Professional Spotlight – January 2016 Andrew Mohr

CITY, STATE PRACTICING IN: Council Bluffs, IA PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Iowa Western Community College JOB TITLE: Assistant Athletic Trainer and Adjunct Faculty Member FAVORITE ASPECT OF JOB: The challenges of keeping up with the changing field of sports medicine. Having to keep your nose in the literature and always looking for the best and most efficient … Read more