Press Releases & ATs in the News

Ray Ciancaglini Featured on Concussion TV Special and Receives Courage Award

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is proud to promote efforts that provide public awareness about important sports safety topics, including concussion.  Recently, a NYSATA-endorsed concussion awareness advocate, Ray Ciancaglini of The Second Impact, was featured on a local television special focused on sports concussion (Rochester’s WXXI “Need to Know”)...

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2014 NYSATA AT Week #Who’sYourAT reaches > 2 Million!

Phenomenal work NYSATA members and athletic trainer (AT) supporters for helping to make the 2nd Annual AT Recognition Week in NYS (10/17-10/26/14) a resounding success! #WhosYourAT initiative and contest tallied 5,900 tweets, 20,800 re-tweets (RTs), and a 2.83 million reach!  What a great example of the power of social media – and the appreciation of ATs in NYS! The winner of...

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2nd Annual “Athletic Training Recognition Week” – Oct. 17-26, 2014!

After a successful inaugural even last fall, NYSATA is holding its 2nd annual “Athletic Training Recognition Week” from Friday, October 17 to Sunday, October 26, 2014.  The event supports NYSATA’s initiative to promote sports safety at all levels of athletic participation.       {Read the full Recognition Week Press Release.} In the name of promoting sports safety measures to increase...

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NYS ATs Provide Planning & Medical Care for U.S. Olympic Team

As the Commonwealth Games draw to a close in Scotland – and on the heels of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi earlier this year – the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is proud to have, among its diverse array of members, athletic trainers (ATs) that provide sports health care during these international competitions.  In...

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NYSATA Builds Relationship with Brain Injury Association of NYS

In seeking to connect with other organizations that work to promote similar health and safety awareness information, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) has been reaching out to the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS).  After teaming up with them for the past two years to jointly promote National Athletic Training Month and Brain Injury Awareness Month...

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Congrats to NYSATA Member Receiving NATA’s 2014 AT Service Award

NYSATA is proud to congratulate Chris Hummel, clinical associate professor and certified athletic trainer at Ithaca College, for being recognized by the NATA with the Athletic Trainer Service Award!  Hummel was recognized during an awards ceremony, along with other award recipients, at the 2014 NATA Convention in Indianapolis, IN in June. Read full press release from Ithaca College:...

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