NATA Now

By Kim Diggs Following the award ceremony and financial report, NATA President Tory Lindley, MA, ATC, delivered the State of Association Wednesday, June 26, in Shoreline, Mandalay Bay. Each year, during the NATA convention, the president discusses...
By Kim Diggs The NATA Research & Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization aiming to push the profession forward by providing grants for research projects. “The money helps us further the advancement of the AT profession,” said NATA...
By Kim Diggs Prior to the 70 th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo beginning, six preconference workshops were held on a variety of topics, primarily in the South Seas ballroom. Workshops ranging from three and a half to six hours incorporated...
By Kim Diggs For the first time, the LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. June 25 in Oceanside F. One of the youngest committees in NATA, LGBTQ+AC was created to push the athletic training profession toward further...
By Kim Diggs While today marks the official start of the 70th NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, yesterday we brought in NATA 2019 with a bang. The Welcome Reception, held Monday, June 24, brought the neon lights of the strip to the dance floor...
COPA reorganizes, expands into a council
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By Marty Matney, MBA, LAT, ATC, Chair, Council on Practice Advancement The NATA Board of Directors approved a proposal for reorganizing the Committee on Practice Advancement and moving it to the Council on Practice Advancement (COPA) at the Board of...
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As part of NCAA requirements and athletic training best practices, athletic trainers in the collegiate setting are tasked with giving educational presentations to their coaching staff and administration on important health and safety issues, such as...
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by Jessica Daniels, MS, AT Durable Medical Equipment Coordinator Mercy Health/Wellington Sports Medicine COPA Physician Practice Workgroup As a certified athletic trainer, one topic I have heard many debate involves where to turn when the demands of...
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Tamesha Kennerson Logan, NATA’s Director of Marketing & Public Relations, gave a presentation to the attendees at the NATA Joint Committee Meeting in January 2015 that outlined several strategic initiatives in the national Marketing &...