National Athletic Training Month

March is… National Athletic Training Month (NATM) – NYSATA Events


NATM 2014: “We’ve Got Your Back” 

NYSATA and NYS NATM 2014 Events Summary 


NATM 2014 Poster - We've Got Your Back



 NATA Materials for NATM and District 2 NATM Info & PSA 


NYSATA is excited to announce a variety of events and initiatives for NATM. We hope you will join in the fun, all for a great cause – promoting our great profession! Check the NYSATA Calendar  for Events and Dates!

NYS Proclamation: March 2014 as Athletic Training Month


NYSATA NATM PSAs for Sporting Events


NYS ATs Get Recognition from the NYS Public HS Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) -  Check out the ‘Thank-You’ PSA posted on the NYSPHSAA Safety & Research page


Legislative Letter Writing Campaign – Your Voice Matters! Participate during NATM for a chance to win!

  • Submit Letters to your NYS district Senator & Assemblymember (templates & addresses provided!)
  • Email copies to your NYSATA Region Rep (for submission to our Bill Sponsors)
  • Then, ‘register’ your efforts with NYSATA via a brief survey so we can track our efforts by legislator and region. CLICK HERE for Letter Survey.


2014 Social Media Contests & Initiatives  #NYNATM2014

  • Twitter Trivia Contest = Mon., March 3  to Fri., March 28 (M-F) @ 1pm
  • NYSATA Twitter Trending initiative Fridays @ 1pm - see Social Media attachment
  • *NEW* NYSATA Facebook Group – Join Today for a chance to win!


2014 ATEP Student Video Contest   NYS’s 11 ATEPs have again been invited to create original videos depicting How/Why “We’ve Got Your Back” as ATs

Click here to VIEW & VOTE 

  • Submission Deadline = Mon., March 24 @ 1pm
  • Video Viewing & Voting = Mon., March 24 @ 1pm to Mon., March 31 – Mark your calendars!   (Voting will not open March 24 @ 1pm).  


Recommended Concussion Speaker: Ray Ciancaglini of The Second Impact  – Book a date today!

  • Ray, a former boxer who suffers from post-concussive degenerative brain disease, including CTE, has become a concussion advocate and does public speaking – at no cost – to raise awareness.
  • To schedule: Visit The Second – or email NYSATA PR:


NYSATA Partners with the Brain Injury Association of NYS (BIANYS) to co-promote NATM and Brain Injury Awareness Month – both in March!

  • Check out and follow them on social media!
  • Their 2014 theme is:

BIANYS Brain Inj Awareness Mo 2013 logo

NATM Archives - Check out events from previous years! 


Help NYSATA brag about our state’s efforts for NATM!

 Remember to submit a brief write-up of any events or initiatives you hold during March to

In addition to recognizing your events, we will submit all NYS events to District 2 – and they will pass it on to NATA.

 No matter how big or small, every effort counts!