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Virginia Athletic Trainers Association

VATA Mission Statement:

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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1. CLICK HERE to create an account by completing all required information.

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  • 2255A2300X-Specialist/Technologist-Athletic Trainer

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Welcome to the VATA

Welcome to the Virginia Athletic Trainers' Association!

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.

Recent News


    Commonwealth Games at Liberty University

     Virginia Amateur Sports and Virginia Commonwealth Games.

    As the games are growing there is more and more need for quality AT’s to cover these events. In July of 2018 we will be hosting 40 events in one weekend. In August 2019 we are hosting the State Games of America. 

    Pay is $25 an hour or $150 a day plus all meals are provided. If an AT comes from somewhere else in the state besides Central Virginia we are prepared to offer free housing in our suites on campus.


    The dates in which the events occur are:

    July 27-29, 2018

    August 2-4, 2019

    Contact Angie Witt at for more information or if you are interested in helping!

    State-Only Membership Application


    VATA Safe Sport School Award Grant

    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!

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