Press Releases & ATs in the News

NYSATA Recognizes NATM Event Participants and Contest Winners

As the annual National Athletic Training Month (NATM) has ended for 2014, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) would like to recognize all of the athletic trainers (ATs), athletic training students (ATSs), and sports organizations in NYS that took part in promoting the athletic training (AT) profession during March to bring athletic health and safety into the spotlight....

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ATs Promote NATM on two local Buffalo-Niagara TV News Programs

Athletic Trainers Tony Surace, M.Ed., ATC (Niagara Falls), Jason Hopkins, ATC (Lew Port) and Jeff Green, MS, ATC (Grand Island) promoted NATM with host Jim Slowey on LCTV’s “Sports Magazine” (Lockport, NY):  http://new.livestream.com/LCTV20/sports.   Tony Surace was also interviewed by Niagara Falls High School students David Yarger and James Spanbauer for a student news program:...

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NYS ATs Gain Legislative Support during NATM

For the second consecutive year, March has been officially proclaimed as Athletic Training Month in NYS.  In addition to securing a NYS Resolution for March 2014, two local proclamations have also been established this year on Long Island and a Legislative Letter Writing Campaign has added more than five co-sponsors to the athletic training (AT) bills (A6678 and S4465) currently introduced to...

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NYSATA Member Combines Skills to help with Ski Patrol

“For the past eight years, [University of] Pitt-Bradford (PA) athletic trainer John Eaton has been a member of the Holiday Valley (NY) ski patrol.” Read full article:  AMCC Community All-Star: UPB’s Eaton Combines Skills to Keep Slopes Safe...

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Suffolk County & Town of Huntington (Long Island) issue NATM Proclamations!

On March 4, 2014 the Town of Huntington Board, led by Supervisor Frank Petrone,  signed a Proclamation recognizing March as NATM and recognizing their local ATs – Don Herr, Kristin DiPietro, Paul Lasinski, Kelly Hatzmann, Shawn Scattergood, Ed Modica, and Peter White – for providing quality sports healthcare. Suffolk County Legislator William Spencer (18th district) signed a...

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ATs Featured on 2-hr. Radio Show on 3/30/14 – Podcast now available!

“The Scorecard” [WFAS 1230AM] podcast (2 parts) featuring ATs and NATM is now available at http://macd.podomatic.com/  OR directly at: NATM Part 1: http://macd.podomatic.com/entry/2014-03-30T12_48_23-07_00 NATM Part 2: http://macd.podomatic.com/entry/2014-03-30T12_56_50-07_00 Thanks to those who participated: Athletic Trainers Dave Byrnes, Steve Norman, Tom Burns, & Danielle...

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