Congressman Ryan Costello (center), co-sponsor of the Secondary School Student Athletes Bill of Rights, attends Spring-Ford High School NATA Safe Sports School Award presentation. Spring-Ford Athletic Director Mickey McDaniel and Athletic Trainers Dan Holman, Kate Daniels and Riane Casper were presented the award by NATA District 2 Director AJ Duffy. Also in attendance were Eastern Athletic Trainers Association (EATA) Secretary Michelle Monaco, and PATS President John Moyer and Executive Director Linda Mazzoli.



About the PA Athletic Trainers Society

Athletic Trainers are multiskilled health care professionals who are college educated to provide services for those who are physically active. At this time, Athletic Trainers have a minimum of a bachelors degree from a four-year accredited institution; however, more than forty percent of nationally certified Athletic Trainers in Pennsylvania have masters or doctoral degrees. The education of Athletic Trainers is steeped heavily in the basic and applied sciences, such as chemistry, physics, biology, physiology, anatomy, psychology, and sociology. There also is a strong clinical internship requirement for all Athletic Training students, mandating experience under a nationally Certified Athletic Trainer. Pennsylvania boasts one of the highest number of accredited Athletic Training Programs in the nation (20).

What We Do...

P - Promote the profession of athletic training through public awareness and education.

A - Advocate the athletic trainer as recognized health care providers through continual legislative pursuits and stakeholder relationships.

T - Transact business on behalf of the Society’s membership in a prudent, effective, and collaborative manner.

S - Serve the membership by providing educational, research, scholarship, leadership, and networking opportunities.


In the News...



PATS Quarterly Newsletter is here


Links to News reports of HS football deaths here


Free Concussion CME Available for Pennsylvania Physicians -

Read more in the Announcements


Become a Concussionwise Instructor by taking a 2 hour course and a webinar. PATS will pay for 40 athletic trainers to take this course through money received from the grant. We are asking for volunteer ATs who are interested in taking and then teaching the face to face forums. Link to ConcussionWise


Read More in the Announcement Section


Upcoming Events...



Lebanon Valley College Department of Physical Therapy

Current Evidence and Sports Medicine Update for the Shoulder Complex

Saturday, November 21, 2015

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Registration Link


On Sunday, December 6th the Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold the 2015 Sports Medicine Update.

Registration and continental breakfast is from 7:30-8:00am with the opening of the programming beginning at 8am. Contacting either Ron Trenney or James Racchini at or


The Training Room is offering the Athletic Trainer’s Continuing Education SeriesView the various topics offered throughtout the year on the CEU Opportunities page


-more info on the CEU Opportunities page




PATS Quick Links


Click for Member Discount


Click on image for free

Concussion Courses


Click on image for free Cardiac Course

CDC Heat Related Web Course


PATS YouTube Channel

PATS Volunteer Form



Calendar of Events

NATA District 2



Defense Mouthguard Rinse

Transdermal Pain Cream

PATS Office: (610) 496-4192
PO Box 2164
Boothwyn, PA 19061




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