National Athletic Training Month


“ATs Impact Health Care Through Action”

National Athletic Training Month is held every March in order to spread awareness about the important work of athletic trainers. In Honor of National Athletic Training Month, FWATA encourages ALL ATS’s and ATs to get involved this NATM.

The National Athletic Training Month 2020 theme is “ATs Impact Health Care Through Action” California, Nevada, Hawaii, Guam and America Samoa are all participating in NATM 2020! FWATA encourages all ATs and students to get involved in March. If you post your efforts on social media, don’t forget to tag us:
Twitter or Instagram: #NATM2020 @FWATAD8
Facebook: #NATM2020 @Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association

Keep an eye out for the District 8 #NATM2020 social media campaign #ATCribs, which is back for another year.  We are highlighting a number of different D8 AT settings in the style of “MTV Cribs” including collegiate, secondary school, ortho clinic, industrial, and more.  Check out our YouTube channel for last years videos.

Many resources for NATM are available on the NATA website, including the poster series, style-books, and sample calendars. Link here:

Public Relations Contests
As always, NATA will be having a public relations contest in accordance with NATM.  Click here for more details.  NATA members must log in to access the form and read the criteria.


NATM Resources

NATA PR Resource & Stylebook

NATM PR Contest. NATA members must log in to access the form.

NATASLC NATM Video Contest

NATM State Postcards

NATM Public Service Announcement (.pdf)

What is an Athletic Trainer?  (.pdf)




Want to know how you can get involved?  Contact us at

Far West Athletic Trainers Association