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Federal Legislative Affairs

NATA's Government Affairs team works tirelessly on behalf of ATs across the country to advocate for legislation that supports athletic training and athlete safety.

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State Legislative Affairs

NATA supports government affairs on the state level by providing extensive legislative grants and staff help to assist state associations advocating for better legislation.

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Youth Sports Safety Initiatives

Youth athlete safety is a primary focus for the association. Our efforts include founding the Youth Sports Safety Alliance and hosting the Youth Sports Safety Summit.

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Government Affairs Timeline (PDF)

From humble beginnings to huge impact, NATA has worked since its inception to advance the athletic training profession among employers, parents and members of the public. Advocacy has been at the heart of these efforts. The NATA Government Affairs Timeline outlines the evolution of NATA’s advocacy efforts. Download the timeline to see the big wins that have taken place over the years and to learn more about what NATA is doing every day for members and the athletic training profession.