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NYSATA’s 4th Annual Athletic Training Recognition Week

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) will hold its 4th annual Athletic Training Recognition Week from October 14-23, 2016 for schools and organizations across New York State to promote sports safety and honor certified athletic trainers (ATs) for their unique skill-set and athletic healthcare services.  After a successful campaign last year, NYSATA is also extending their...

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NYSATA Congratulates Newest Safe Sports School Award Honorees in NYS

The Safe Sports School Award is an NATA initiative, launched three years ago to promote sport safety and injury prevention for youth athletes, as well as athlete and parent education at the secondary school level.  As part of its events for sports safety awareness from Athletic Training Recognition Week this past fall through National Athletic Training Month (NATM) this March, the NYSATA...

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NYSATA Recognizes 2016 Award & Scholarship Winners

On Saturday, January 9, 2016, NYSATA announced and recognized the recipients of its 2016 awards and scholarships during the NY state business meeting at the eastern regional athletic training conference in Boston, MA. Two professional awards were presented to nine recipients and four undergraduate student scholarships were announced, including the unveiling of a new memorial scholarship. Read...

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Press Release: NYSATA Sponsors 3rd Annual AT Recognition Week and Unveils Funding for Safe Sports School Award

From Friday, October 9 through Sunday, October 18, 2015, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) will hold its 3rd annual Athletic Training Recognition Week – an event to bring attention to safety in athletics and honor certified athletic trainers (ATs) for their expertise in providing premier sports health care.  As part of this year’s event, NYSATA has announced a...

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NYSATA Announces NATA Safe Sports School Award Funding!

As part of our 3rd annual Athletic Training Recognition Week, which will run 10/9/15-10/18/15, NYSATA is excited to unveil a funding program for ten NYS secondary school applicants to the NATA’s Safe Sports School Award! The Safe Sports School Award is an NATA initiative to promote youth athlete safety, injury prevention, as well as athlete and parent education among secondary schools....

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2015 Athletic Training & Sports Safety Recognition Week: Oct. 9 – Oct. 18!

In continued efforts to promote Sports Safety at all levels of athletic participation, NYSATA is hold its 3rd annual Athletic Training Recognition Week from Friday, October 9th through Sunday, October 18th!     How will your school or organization help to promote sports safety?   How can YOU thank your athletic trainers (ATs) for their hard work & dedication and the quality health care...

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NY High School 1st in Northeast Using Mouthguard Technology as part of Concussion Management

Middletown (NY) High School announces it will be using i1 Biometrics’ Vector MouthGuards for its varsity football team to measure forces of head impacts during practice and games to aid in recognition of potential concussions.  Middletown was the nation’s first high school to test i1 Biometrics’ impact-sensing mouth guard during a pilot program in 2013 and is the first high school in the...

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NYSATA Presents 2015 Recognition Awards in NYC at Annual Conference

On Saturday, July 11, 2015, during the annual New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) conference at Langone Medical Center in New York City, NYSATA was proud to recognize Dr. Merritt F. Spear as the 2015 recipient of the Kent Scriber Recognition Award.  As a long-time volunteer at the Empire State Games (ESG), Dr. Spear worked alongside many athletic trainers and athletic training...

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NYSATA & Members Receive National Awards at NATA Conference

NYSATA is proud to announce it was the recipient of two national awards and several of its members were also recognized by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).  The awards were presented last week during the NATA’s annual Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in St. Louis, MO. NYSATA was recognized for its efforts in AT-related Public Relations and Governmental Affairs/ Legislative...

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*Poughkeepsie Marathon in need of AT Volunteers!* 6/13/15

Dutchess County and Poughkeepsie are hosting the first ever Walkway Marathon on Sat., June 13, 2015.  This will consist of a 5K, 1/2 marathon and a full marathon with the start and finish at the boat houses on the Marist College campus.  All races are certified and the full marathon is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.  At this time there are over 2000 registrants with 25 states and five...

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NYS ATs Re-Introduce Legislative Bills to Update State Practice Act & Plan Lobby Day in Albany

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) leadership and members continue their steady, purposeful work to lobby for an updated practice act for certified athletic trainers (ATs) in the state of New York.   As part of these efforts:  NYSATA members and leaders will meet face-to-face with legislators in Albany this Wednesday, May 13th during their annual Lobby Day event to...

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NYSATA Members & AT Students Promote NATM 2015

As National Athletic Training Month (NATM) 2015 comes to a close, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) would like to congratulate it’s contest winners and recognize all of the athletic trainers (ATs) in NYS that took part in promoting the AT profession, because ‘Athletic Trainers Prepare, So You Can Perform’! Thanks to: Alfred University, The College at Brockport, Daemen...

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NYSATA Congratulates Buffalo Bills “AT Staff of the Year”!

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is proud to acknowledge the efforts of the athletic training staff for the Buffalo Bills, who have been voted as the National Football League (NFL) Athletic Training Staff of the Year for 2014.  Buffalo, NY (PRWeb), March 31, 2015 – The Buffalo Bills athletic training staff has been recognized by peers across the country for...

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NYSATA’s 2015 Sheehan Award and Scholarship Winners

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) announced its three annual scholarship winners and one professional award during the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) Conference in January.  NYSATA is happy to promote these recent honors during National Athletic Training Month (NATM) this March.   Read the full press release (3.26.15): “NYSATA Announces 2015...

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