Welcome to NATAPAC, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Political Action Committee!

Established in 2005, NATAPAC works on behalf of all athletic trainers to enhance health care for both athletic trainers and those who receive care.

NATAPAC will work to effect change by supporting candidates for public office whose views and intentions mesh with our own goals.

NATAPAC is the voice of the athletic training profession, seeking better working conditions, fair access and the right to practice for all athletic trainers across America. Do you want to make a difference in the future of the athletic training profession? Enter the NATAPAC site to find out how.

2017 NATAPAC Breakfast

NATA Hall of Famer Ron Courson, ATC, PT, NRAEMT, CSCS, senior associate athletic director for sports medicine with the University of Georgia, will be the keynote speaker for the NATA Political Action Committee’s annual breakfast 7-9 a.m. Tuesday, June 27 in Houston during the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo. Courson’s athletic training background is extensive, and he is a leading expert in athletic emergency care and sudden death.  He’s been instrumental in writing NATA position statements about spine injury management, exertional heat illness, preventing sudden death and emergency planning. A former collegiate athlete himself, Courson has been working in collegiate athletics since the 1980s and has provided care for the University of Georgia athletes since 1995. He was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame in 2013.

Preregistration is required to attend the NATAPAC Breakfast and can be done while registering for NATA 2017