Press Releases & ATs in the News

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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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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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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