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WSATA Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

The WSATA Continuing Education Committee is searching for Athletic Trainers, Athletic Training students, Physicians, and other health care providers interested in presenting during the 2018 WSATA Annual Meeting to be held July 21, 2018 in the Don James Center at Husky Stadium.  Proposals must be submitted no later than May 7, 2018 for full consideration.  All individuals submitting proposals will be notified of their proposal status no later than June…

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WSATA VP and Region 2 Rep Elections

It is time for the WSATA membership to elect our next Vice President and Region 2 Representative. As always, this is an important responsibility for all members to participate in and be an active part of the future of our association. Check your email for the official election information for these two positions. Voting goes for the next two weeks leading up to the WSATA Business Meeting on Friday, March…

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March is National Athletic Training Month

Compassionate Care for All National Athletic Training Month is held every March in order to spread awareness about the important work of athletic trainers. In addition to providing logos, posters, press releases, sample media alerts and PR toolkits, NATA also sponsors contests for its members. The 2018 slogan is “Compassionate care for all”. View all National Athletic Training Month resources below. Contests NATM Social Media Contest Student Leadership Committee NATM…

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Get your WSATA sticker here!

Based on feedback following the Safety in Football Campaign, we have created a larger version of the helmet decal, and your money is a donation that will be used for state legislative fundraising.  When we participate in legislative activities, we enhance our professing by letting our views be known to legislators and the public; protecting the profession and those we serve; and, demonstrating the value of services and economic impact…

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Seattle Mariners AT Rick Griffin Honored on Opening Night

On Friday, April 8th Seattle Mariners Head Athletic Trainer Rick Griffin was presented with his WSATA Hall of Fame Award on Opening Night at Safeco Field in front of 47,000 fans.  Rick was met at home plate during pregame ceremonies by (from right to left in photo) WSATA President Craig Bennett, Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto, President Kevin Mather and CEO Howard Lincoln. Rick Griffin has been an athletic trainer for the Seattle Mariners…

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Support the Legislative Activities Fund

The Washington State Athletic Trainers’ Association has developed a legislative activities fund that is designated for activities and events intended to connect legislators to the profession of athletic training. We may also make contributions to state legislators that support the profession of athletic training by assisting in WSATA’s legislative efforts.  WSATA has been fortunate to gain the support of several legislators in recent legislative efforts that have benefited our profession…

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Washington AT Brings Knowledge, Energy, and Enthusiasm

The athletic training room at Capital High School is always a hot spot of activity when the school day ends. Athletes, in and out of season, stop in to get a wide variety of body parts taped or worked on, to receive physical therapy, or to have a “this is hurting and I don’t know why” situation assessed. At the center of all of this buzz, with a constant smile on her…

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