Welcome to FWATA

The Far West Athletic Trainers' Association
also known as District 8 of the National
Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
represents Athletic Trainers from
Guam, Hawaii, California and Nevada


Excellence in
Athletic Training

Congratulations to Holli Jackson
(third from the left) of Edison H.S.
for being awarded the FWATA PR
Excellence in Athletic Training Award

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Be Part of the 2015
District 8 NATM Video

We Want You to be Part of Helping
District 8 Promote NATM 2015.
All Volunteers and Ideas Are Welcomed
To See How You Can Get Involved
Contact Us at

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2015 Annual Meeting
& Clinical Symposium

April 16-19, 2015 at the
Town and Country Resort
and Convention Center
in beautiful San Diego

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New EBP Requirements

New EBP Requirements for 2014-2015
Include Evidence Based Practice in
your Continuing Education Plan.

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We Want Your Photos...

We are building a Membership Photo
Gallery and would like you to submit
your photos in an Athletic Training
setting for use on the FWATA website

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Welcome Athletic Trainers!

Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association

The Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association (FWATA), also known as District 8 of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is comprised of state athletic trainers associations from California, Hawaii, Nevada and Guam. All NATA members that reside within the District 8 states are automatically members of the FWATA.

The purpose of the FWATA website is to provide the membership with information and resources regarding the latest state, regional and national news regarding health care and the Athletic Trainer. It is our goal to provide up to date information for those members living in California, Nevada and Hawaii concerning athletic training clinical practice, links to state and national legislative requirements and educational opportunities for Athletic Trainers living and working in District 8. FWATA represents the state associations within the district at the national level and each year FWATA holds their own Annual District Meeting & Clinical Symposium. FWATA also provides athletic training student scholarships and supports research grants in the field of athletic training.


The FWATA Team