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.

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Visit our Hurricane Relief page to contribute to our Relief Fund for the Licensed Athletic Trainers in Texas who were affected from Hurricane Harvey.

If you were affected, you are encouraged to fill out our License Athletic Relief Fund Application for assistance. Each application will be reviewed to determine how much help we can provide.

2017 – 2022 Sports Medicine I and II Approval Announcement

2017-2022 TEA Sports Medicine I and II Approval

I am happy to announce the official approval for Sports Medicine I and II for 2017-2102. The TEA contact person is listed below. Feel free to contact me with questions.

Dennis Hart, Sports Medicine Course Coordinator



Award of Credit

The courses have been reapproved for one credit each. Please note that innovative courses may fulfill state graduation elective credit only and are not approved to substitute for any other state graduation requirements.


The PEIMS course codes previously assigned to the course will remain the same. This information will also be available in list of approved courses on the Innovative Courses page.


Additional information

If you have further questions regarding this course, please contact Kelsey King at TEA.


Kelsey Kling

Curriculum Standards and Student Support

Texas Education Agency

P: 512-463-9581, F: 512-463-8057



2017 High School Scholarship Application

The new TSATA High School Scholarship Application for 2017 is here.  Click on this link to download the application.

2017 High School Scholarship Application

2017 TSATA College Scholarship Application

At the bottom of this post you will find the TSATA College Scholarship Application.  Our plan this year is to award four (4) scholarships in the amount of $750 to well deserving college students.  The requirements for these scholarships are listed below and on the application itself.  I am sending this to everyone in hopes that we all know some well deserving college students in need of a scholarship.  Remember, if they don’t apply that they won’t receive it! So get the word out!
Thanks for all you do and have a great spring sport season.
·       Undergraduate Student or Non-Credentialed (LAT) Entry-Level Masters Student Attending a Texas  
·       Must be an Athletic Training Student and/or Admitted into the Athletic Training Program
·       Sponsoring Athletic Trainer must be a TSATA Member by 4/30/17
·       3.0 Minimum Overall GPA (B- average) and 3.0 Minimum Curriculum GPA
o   Submit Unofficial Transcript
·       Three letters of recommendation
o   (1) Sponsor LAT       
o   (2) Professors, Administrators, Coaches, Advisors, Character Reference
·       Must be a Full Time Student in Good Standing with the College/University
·       Must be pursuing a career in Athletic Training
·       Completed application, transcript, and letters of recommendation must be postmarked by: 4/30/2017
·       Must be a Student Member of TSATA by 4/30/2017
Download scholarship application:  College Scholarship 2017