The VATA is committed to improving the quality of health care for Virginian’s through education, advocacy, and cooperative efforts with other health care professionals and organizations. We actively promote the profession and represent the interests of its membership with integrity.
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We welcome our members and the public to utilize the resources provided to encourage safe participation in sports and encourage health & wellness for our patients. New information and media will be constantly added. We encourage you to become advocates for safe participation - for more information visit the "Advocacy" page.
The VATA is seeking individuals that are interested in volunteering to work collaboratively with other athletic trainers to promote our profession within the Commonwealth of Virginia. If you are interested in volunteering or know someone who would who would do a great job in one of the vacancies listed below, please email Matt Gage at VATAPresident@gmail.com
Officer Position: Region Representative:
President-Elect Region 1
Treasurer Region 3
Region 4 Committee Chair: Region 5
Please check the Nominations page for job descriptions and how to apply.
The VATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee worked really hard this year to provide more support for the secondary school ATs. In June the committee hosted the first annual CEU workshop geared towards issues facing secondary school ATs in the Commonwealth. Now the committee has created a grant program to encourage more ATs to pursue a Safe Sport School Award for their school.
Details are located on the Secondary School AT Committee website, The VATA wants to support YOU!
The VATA Secondary School Athletic Trainers' Committee hosted its first annual CEU event at Liberty University in June 2017.
Nearly 100 students from five colleges around Virginia took part in Sunday's "Equipment Intensive Sport Emergency Care Workshop"....read more at the link below.
We Thank our Silver Sponsor!
We Thank our Student Program Silver Sponsor!