Press Releases & ATs in the News

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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NYSATA Recognizes 2014 HOF Inductee & Award/Grant Winners

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) recently honored two athletic trainers with professional awards, presented a school-centered honor and announced the winners of their new school-based grants.  Such awards are given annually based on achievement, service, and dedication related to the profession of athletic training (AT) and sports safety.    Read the full press...

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NYSATA Holds 2014 Educational Symposium

The 2014 New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) Conference, including the annual philanthropic Golf Tournament, was held from Friday, May 30th through Sunday, June 1st at Jamestown Community College in the picturesque Chautauqua Lake region of southwestern New York.  Aside from the lengthy list of educational presentations, features of the conference included clinical workshops,...

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NYSATA Awards 2014 Research & Injury Grant

Congratulations to Asst. Professor Jennifer McKeon, PhD, ATC, CSCS (Ithaca College) who is NYSATA’s 2014 Research and Injury Grant recipient for a research project entitled, “When will my athlete be back to play?”  This project is proposed to generating prognostic resources for ATs.  The funds will be used to purchase a software program used to help analyze return to play timelines in athletes...

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NYS ATs Gather in Albany for Lobby Day 2014!

Athletic Trainers (ATs) from across New York State descended upon the Capital building in Albany for the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (NYSATA) annual lobby day on Wednesday, May 21st. For those who have attended before the purpose and strategy were the same; but with two bills firmly placed in the legislature to update ATs’ Practice Act, this years meetings took on more...

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