Save the Dates!

Save the Dates! MAATA Business Meeting Friday, March 19th 12:00-1:00pm VMAATA April 27th and 28th 7-10pm Registration information and details to follow shortly!
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Save the Dates!

VMAATA 2021 Free Communications – CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Call for proposals for Free Communications is now open. This is a call for free communications presentations for Certified Athletic Trainers who would like to present a poster presentation at VMAATA 2021. The submission deadline is 5:00pm Central Time...
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VMAATA 2021 Free Communications – CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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...
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2021 Annual Meeting and Symposium

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...
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Call for Proposals – 42nd Annual MAATA Meeting and Symposium


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

MAATA Call for Applicant – Student Executive Director

District 5 is sending a call for individuals interested in serving on the Student Leadership Committee for the 2019-2020 academic school year. The elected position will be for District V’s student Executive Director as well as representing District V on the NATA SLC. Even if you feel like you don’t have the experience, if you’re … 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

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

MAATA CEU Offerings!

The MAATA has partnered with Innovative CEUs to provide online Category A and EBP home study courses. These courses are available to members and non-members of the MAATA. In response to the pandemic, all MAATA courses on ICEU have been drastically reduced until December 31, 2020.

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

District Director Update-May 2017

We are five weeks out from the NATA National Convention.  Registrations for the event are running high and it should be a great event.  In addition to the NATA preparing to bring nearly 9,000 people together, the NATA continues to work on behalf of the members nationally.  This past month had several important events: Capitol … Read more