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March is National Athletic Training Month

Your Protection is Our Priority 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 2017 slogan is “Your protection is our priority.” View all National Athletic Training Month resources below. Contests NATM Social Media Contest Student Leadership…

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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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