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The Maryland Athletic Trainers' Association (MATA) is a professional organization for athletic trainers and other health care practitioners who support the advancement of the profession of athletic training within the state of Maryland. Founded in 1983, it is comprised of over 500 NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainers, physicians, concerned health care providers and students.
Our Objectives

• to encourage and support the
professional development of its members

• to provide a means for the exchange of ideas

• to work to ensure that all individuals within the state of Maryland have access to quality health care

• to provide a source of service, education and reference to its members and to the citizens of Maryland who seek the services of Athletic Trainers

We Are

• AMA recognized health care professionals

• Unique health care providers working under the supervision of a licensed physician to provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitative services to patients

• Educated in the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of medical conditions resulting from injury and illness

• Qualified providers of rehabilitative medicine and preventative service


Latest News

MATA Relay
The latest edition of the MATA Newsletter, the MATA Relay, has been posted in the Newsletter Section


The CEU Calendar has been updated with dates for CEU events in 2016, including the Salisbury University Symposium, MATA Business Meeting, MAATA Meeting and NATA Meeting

Information on the Salisbury University Symposium can be found by clicking HERE


The NATA has opened up the submission process for the National Distinction Award.  The award has never been given to a member in District 3 and we have many worthy candidates!  The information regarding the award is included below. 

The National Distinction Award is the Young Professionals’ Committee highest honor, recognizing one young professional athletic trainer each year that has made an immediate and definitive impact on the athletic training profession at the national, district, and/or state level. If you know a young professional (35 years old or younger at time of nomination) that embodies the ideas, goals, and mission of NATA and the Young Professionals’ Committee by demonstrating the highest level of service, professionalism, and competence, please nominate them by November 1st. For specific award eligibility and criteria, visit theNational Distinction Award website.

Attention Athletic Trainers - have you signed up for your NPI Number? If you are unsure or if you need to take this important step to help our profession, please visit NATA.org/NPI


Anyone wishing to post a Continuing Education Event to the MATA Calendar or have it sent to the members via the list serv should contact Brian Bradshaw, the chair of the Website and Electronic Communication Committee. He can be reached at bradshawATC@gmail.com


Please CLICK HERE for a document helping you navigate  the site. It outlines where to find any information you may be looking for.

If you are looking for the MATA List Serv Signup, it is located in the members section under discussion board. You are able to sign up for the list serv there. If you currently do not have access to the web site, please contact Brian Bradshaw (bradshawATC@gmail.com
) for access to the site and/or addition to the list serv.

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