Welcome to the Texas State Athletic Trainers’ Association (TSATA). The TSATA was created to own, operate, and maintain an association exclusive to the promotion, enhancement, and advancement of the athletic training profession and of the association’s members. The TSATA is “by Texas athletic trainers, about Texas athletic trainers, and for Texas athletic trainers” and strives to serve as the voice of athletic trainers in Texas.

Mike Rich Recognized For Life Saving Action

The following link is to an article published in the Longview News Journal about Spring Hill Athletic Trainer Mike Rich.


TSATA Scholarship Application – 2015

Download the TSATA Scholarship Application 2015 for 2015.
Completed the application and letters of recommendation must be postmarked by: May 01, 2015.

2015 Annual Concussion Conference – Dell Children’s Medical Center


We are pleased to invite you and your staff to attend at the Annual Concussion Conference to be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Austin, Texas at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.  This day-long program will encourage education and discussion – bringing together experts, practitioners and community stakeholders.  

The Program Planning Committee has assembled a faculty with renowned clinical experts in the treatment and management of concussions. The Annual Concussion Conference will provide opportunities for approved continuing education sessions as well as opportunities for professional networking through social events and special programming.  

The morning session will highlight renowned keynote speakers, Drs. Steven Broglio, Jeffrey Barth and Michael Reardon. The afternoon program will offer sessions for healthcare providers as well as athletic trainers, athletes, coaches and families – presented in parallel tracks. The topics include but not limited to:  

  • Sport Concussion Biomechanics
  • The Journey from mild TBI and Sports Concussion to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
  • Immediate and Long-Term Effects of Concussion: A Neurologist’s Perspective
  • Medical Management of Concussion Symptoms and Sports Clearance
  • Clinical Psychology: Risk factors for Psychological/Emotional Complications, Assessment Techniques, and Therapy Strategies
  • Use of Cognitive Testing in Concussion Management
  • A Visual – Vestibular Approach to Head Trauma
  • On Field Management of Sports Concussions
  • Adjustment and Coping Strategies for Dealing with the Symptoms and the Stress of Concussions
  • Cultural/Society Issues with Respect to the Dangers in Youth Sports; Decision-Making for Families 

To view the agenda, speakers, continuing education and sponsorship information, visit the www.healthybrainfoundation.org  and click on Annual Concussion Conference.

Got Your Back 5K In Celebration of David Gish

Got Your Back 5K In Celebration of David Gish

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 8AM @ 5 Mile Dam, San Marcos, TX

Race benefits the David Gish Endowed Scholarship

Hosted by:  TXST Athletic Training Sports Medicine Club

Contact: Carla Heffner at ch37@txstate.edu


  • $25 until March 31st
  • $30 April 1st – April 11th
  • $35 – Race Day

Register Online: athleteguild.com/running/san-marcos-tx/2015-got-your-back-5k