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

Honors and Awards Applications

To nominate an Athletic Trainer for an award, review the criteria and complete the online application form including a description of why the AT is deserving of this award.
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Honors and Awards Applications


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

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

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