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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

The Evidence Based Practice Presentations are posted in the symposium section and will be sent out via email. If you attended the Symposium and have not received an email from Dan Lopez regarding the quizzes and course evaluations, please contact him directly. His email is dlopez@parkschool.net

Congratulations to the individuals honored during the Honors and Awards presentation on May 15. Steve Kinsey was inducted into the 2015 Class of the MATA Hall of Fame. Bill Pitcher and Julia Worcester were awarded the Presidential Award of Merit. Brian Bradshaw and Kevin Domboski were awarded the Athletic Trainer Service Award. Again, congratulations to all!

NATA Safe Sports School Awards
We've updated the list of high schools in the state who have received the NATA Safe Sports School Award. Please visit the Honors and Awards page under the Info for For AT's Tab

MATA Relay Added to Members Section
The latest edition of the official newsletter of the MATA has been added to the members section. If you did not receive the newsletter via email or do not have access to the members section, please contact Brian Bradshaw at bradshawATC@gmail.com

High School Sports Pre Participation Physicals Event Added to Calendar
Towson Sports Medicine will be doing pre participation physicals on Tuesday June 2nd in at their Bellona office. More details can be found on calendar page.

The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society will be hosting their Annual Symposium on Jun 10-13 in Gettysburg, PA. They will be offering 4 EBP CEU's at their symposium this year. Please visit http//www.gopats.org/symposia/symposia.htm for more information or to view the registration information.

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

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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