MATAMaryland Athletic TrainersMaryland Athletic Trainers Association

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


Upcoming Events



Join us for the 2019 Maryland Athletic Trainers' Association Symposium June 1st hosted at Towson University! We will be offering up to 8.5 continuing education credits, including up to 4 EBP credits (approval pending). Other events of note include: Hall of Fame Awards, Quizbowl Competition, poster presentations and interactive breakout labs.

Sign up HERE today! Click HERE for the schedule of events

PAC Donations accepted on-site by cash or check.

Topics include: helmet removal, opioid awareness, rectal temperature administration, wound care, airway management with CPR recertification, and casting. A panel discussion will also be offered for current athletic training students in attendance.  

Latest News

The Honors and Awards Committee needs your help to make sure our profession's top contributors are recognized in 2019! Nominations are now being accepted.
 Please CLICK HERE to download the form and email to the appropriate member of the awards committee. Descriptions of the awards can be found under the Info for ATs tab --> Honors and Awards

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

MATA 5K Race Results
A huge thank you to all the race participants, volunteers and sponsors in helping to make the 2019 MATA 5K and 1-mile walk a success! 
Click here for MATA 5K Overall Results

MATA Mentor List
The Young Professionals Committee has worked hard to develop a list of of certified athletic trainers who are willing to be mentors to AT students and newly certified athletic trainers. It is here to provide a resource when those young professionals have questions about a specific setting. It can be accessed

Members – we are now posting the monthly MATA E-Blasts here on the site. You view them in the archive by clicking HERE

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

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 currently do not have access to the web site or the members list serv, please contact Brian Bradshaw (
) for access to the site and/or addition to the list serv.

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