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

Welcome to the NEW Maryland Athletic Trainers Association Web Site!! We hope you enjoy the new design. 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.

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

We've added a link to the Athletic Trainers in the News section featuring a story on the athletic trainers on the Eastern Shore. 

3 New Continuing Education Events have been added to the Calendar for October. Please be sure and check them out.

Congratulations to University of Maryland Athletic Trainer Sandy Worth on her induction to the University of Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame!

Navy Assistant Athletic Trainer David Florea earned the highest of praise recently from his colleagues, receiving the Free Communications Master’s Student Poster Presentation Award at the 2014 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposia held in Indianapolis last month.  Florea, who came aboard the Navy staff as an intern in July of 2013 and was later promoted to full-time assistant in January of 2014, received the award for his poster titled “Electromyographic Biofeedback Immediately Increases Corticospinal Excitability.”

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