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NATA Foundation Virtual 5K

2020 has definitely been a “different year”!   Due to the pandemic and in-person events being cancelled, we haven’t had the opportunity to celebrate the athletic training profession all together in person. However – we can still celebrate the AT profession together…………virtually. Please join athletic trainers, family and friends of the AT profession for the NATA Research & Education Foundation’s first ever “virtual” 5K.  Whether you are an elite runner, one that…

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FWATA Treasurer Elections

FWATA Voting Members, Our election ballot for FWATA Treasurer is now open. We have three outstanding candidates who have volunteered for this managing board position. Per our FWATA constitution and bylaws, the Treasurer will be selected by FWATA members with voting rights. Please be aware that this election ballot will only be available for the month of September and will close on September 30th at 11:59pm (Hawaii Standard Time). Voting…

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District 8 NATA Award Winners

Congrats to the District 8 recipients of NATA Awards this year!! While the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo will be virtual this year, we can’t wait to recognize our valued D8 members and celebrate with them! 2020 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award: Carolyn Peters MA, ATC, CSCS The Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leadership, volunteer service, advocacy, and distinguished professional…

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FWATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium Update

Aloha FWATA members! I hope everyone is staying safe as we continue to adjust to the new normal of social distancing with the COVID-19 pandemic. As announced a few weeks ago, the FWATA Managing Board and AMCS Committee have been monitoring the rapidly changing situation and we were hopeful that our Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium scheduled for July 14-18, 2020 in Kona, Hawaii would continue as planned. After long…

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FWATA 2020 Honors & Awards

It is with great pleasure that we are able to honor our colleagues that have provided their service to our district and profession. 2020 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award Hazel Ando, MS, ATC Administrative Assistant to the Athletic Director/Event & Insurance Coordinator, University of California, Santa Barbara Education: Eastern Kentucky University – Master of Science, Sports Administration; California State University, Long Beach – Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology: Athletic Training Volunteer…

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FWATA Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium Update

Aloha FWATA members! We are definitely in unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic.  The FWATA Managing Board is working very closely with the FWATA AMCS Committee and we continue to monitor the rapidly changing situation associated with the pandemic.  We will follow the guidance set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), Department of Health (DOH), and other government organizations.  At this point, we…

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NevATA AT Named USA Wrestling Association Medical Coordinator

James Porter, MA.LAT,ATC has been named Medical Coordinator for 2020 USA Wrestling Association Olympic Trials in State College, PA on April 4 & 5, 2020. This is his tenth Olympic Trials as an Athletic Trainer and sixth as the Medical Coordinator. James Porter lives in Las Vegas, NV and as been with USA Wrestling as an Athletic Trainer since June 1981. He was awarded the FILA/UWW Gold Star in 2012…

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LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee Infographic

As part of a new initiative to get tools, resources, and information out to the membership of District 8 – the LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee is excited to start sharing new resources the committee has developed during every FWATA email campaign. This month we’re sharing with you an infographic that was developed by our committee on how to create an inclusive and welcoming Athletic Training Facility. This infographic, which essentially serves…

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FWATA 2020 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium

FWATA 2020 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium will be held July 14-18, 2020 at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay, Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i. Certified athletic trainers can earn up to 28 CEUs with 13 EBP CEUs by attending the additional pre-conference and mid- conference educational sessions. Space is Limited- Register Early (22 CEUs: 15 Category A CEUs and 7 EBP CEUs are included in the registration price). Two…

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Juan Cuevas Wins Excellence in Athletic Training Award

The FWATA Public Relations Committee is pleased to announce the 2019 Summer Quarter winner of the Excellence in Athletic Training Award. Each quarter, the Excellence in Athletic Training Award celebrates District 8 athletic trainers or athletic training student members who display an exceptional commitment to mentoring, professional development or enhancing the quality of healthcare. This quarter’s winner is Juan Cuevas, ATC. Juan is an athletic trainer at Fullerton College in…

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