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.


2016 NATAPAC Breakfast

NATAPAC Breakfast Keynote Discusses Leadership

As Kansas City Chiefs Head Athletic Trainer Rick Burkholder, MS, ATC, addressed the NATAPAC Breakfast crowd Thursday, June 23, his message was clear: “You are all leaders in this profession. People are looking to us for direction. We must come through as leaders.”

Burkholder, president of the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society, spoke to the audience about leadership and the impact those willing to lead can have on the athletic training profession. Read more >