If you are interested in volunteering for service on a TSATA committee please let us know. You can simply fill out the volunteer form available on this website and submit it to the TSATA to get started. Your information will be kept on file and you will be contacted as positions become available. Please fill out the volunteer form.
The TSATA is governed by a Board of Directors (BOD) in cooperation with an Executive Director. The BOD are Texas Licensed Athletic Trainers (LATs) that are elected to serve as representatives from each of the State’s nine regions.
|Executive Director||Spanky Stephens||866-886-1688||Bellville|
|1||79855-79968||Richard Hansen||915-276-3004||El Paso|
|2||79601-79772||John Overton||432-264-5048×8208||Big Springs|
|3||79001-79549||Mark “Buzz” Chisum||806-742-5111||Lubbock|
|Scott Galloway – Chair||469-446-0178||Desoto|
|5||75428-75965||Darrell “Red” Ganus – Vice Chair||903-918-8517||Kilgore|
|Billy Ray Laxton||254-724-9585||Temple|
|Brian Farr – Secretary/Treasurer||512-471-9885||Austin|
|Britney Webb – Parliamentarian||512-245-7897||San Marcos|
The mission of the Texas State Athletic Trainers Association Public Relations Committee is to continue and to build on the efforts of TSATA to promote, enhance and advance the profession of athletic training in Texas. To maintain communication with TSATA members, board members and committees as well as the public through all media sources in an effort to educate the public.
|Initiative Leader||Shandra Esparza||830-534-9927||San Antonio|
|1||79855-79968||Toni Van De Puttee||800-688-3767 x258||San Marcos|
|2||79601-79772||John Overton||432-264-5048 x8208||Big Spring|
|Andi Green||512-268-8454 x7696||Hays|
The mission of the Texas State Athletic Trainers Texas Education Agency Curriculum committee is to actively establish a professional relationship with the Texas Education Agency and professional educational organizations for the purpose of recognizing the licensed athletic trainers of Texas as the experts in the prevention, care, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries occurring to individuals that participate in sports and fitness activities. This committee will develop the curriculums, and maintain the TEA approval status of the TSATA Sports Medicine Courses. The committee will develop and present the Sports Medicine Instructor Courses each year.
The mission of the Texas State Athletic Trainers Association Emerging Practices Taskforce is to promote the profession of athletic training in new, non-traditional employment settings. The committee will also act as a liaison for athletic trainers in these settings to give them a direct voice to the board of directors. Learn more about the ICE Taskforce.
|Committee Member Name||Phone Number|
|Jace Duke, Chair||832-247-6936|
|Diana Salter, Member||512-239-8919|
|George Young, Member||940-898-7311|