Click Here to view the August 5th, 2015 NATA Update of titled Appropriate Care of the Spine-Injured Athlete
Approaching quickly is the nomination/application deadline for the 2016 Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award. If you have someone in mind please use this link.
We wanted to point out some recognitions that have occured over the last few months.
2015's Safe Sports School Award Winners for Connecticut
- East Haven High School - Marc Aceto & Anthony Verderame
- Westbrook High School - Paula Fitzgerald & Jodi Ouellette
- Marianapolis Preparatory School - Eric Gustausar & Richard Drew
Please click here for the complete winner list on the NATA website.
Professional Recognition and In-Depth Look by the BOC
- Congratulations Ed Kravitz
- On June 26, the BOC presented a special article, looking at Ed and his professional AT life
New England Basketball Hall of Fame Induction
- Congratulations Rosemary Ragle of the University of Connecticut
- On July 30, the University of Connecticut released a statement regarding Rosemary's induction
Please congratulate if you happen to see them around the state.
Please see links for additional information.
To ALL of those whom attended, presented and sponsored this year's CATA Symposium, THANK YOU!
Congratulations to this year's Award winners:
Donald Bagnall SSATOY - Diane Murphy-Kivell - New Canaan High School
ATOY - Ernie Hallbach - Quinnipiac University
HOF - Gary Morin - Southern Connecticut State University
Congratulations again to the Scholarship winners.
The symposium was very successful and we are already looking forward to next year. We are planning on EBP CEUs for next year so stay tuned. If you are interested in viewing the presentations they are now posted here.
Thank you again and we look forward to an increased attendance. Have a great summer!
The AT Strategic Alliance (BOC, CAATE, NATA and NATA Foundation) released their official statement regarding the Professional Degree change today. Click here for the official release on the BOC website.
Dr. Greenwald is a cardiologist and is on the CSMS committee, he has recently written an article entitled "WHERE'S the AED??" As the first paragraph of the article states, the message is directed primarily to Athletic Trainers and other first responders. Please click here to view the article.
The CATA is hosting a fundraiser, in conjunction with the New Britain Rock Cats. We are selling tickets for the Rock Cats' game on May 31, 2015. Tickets are $10.00 (normally $12.00 on game day). We are asking CATA members to sell tickets to family, friends, colleagues, coaches, faculty and staff at your school. Proceeds are going to support the CATA Scholarship funds.
Click here for the order form. Checks can be made out to the CATA. Money and order forms will be collected at the CATA Symposium on May 21, 2015. Tickets will be issued at the will call gate on the day of the game. If you are unable to make the CATA Symposium to turn in money and order forms, see contact information below.
In addition to selling tickets, we will be needing help on game day. Please save the date and join the CATA at the Rock Cats' game on May 31, 2015. It will also be Family Fun Day with Kids Run the Bases for fans 12 and under to run the bases like the pros after the game concludes. It should be a fun day at the ballpark for the whole family!
Thank you for your time and support. Don't hesitate to contact Christine Schneider at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
We look forward to seeing you at the game!