Committees & Task Forces

How to Volunteer for a Committee

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.

Board of Directors

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.

Region Zip Codes Name Phone City
Executive Director Spanky Stephens 512-656-5336 Bellville
1 79855-79968 Richard Hanson 915-276-3004 El Paso
2 79601-79772 John Overton – Vice Chair 432-816-9483 Big Spring
3 79001-79549 Josh Woolbright 806-928-5712 Lubbock
4 75001-75409
& 76000-76451
Mark Gilbert 817-578-4390 Granbury
5 75428-75965 Mike Waters – TX Rep to SWATA 936-675-3830 Diboll
6 77001-77710 Catherine Marr 281-831-0330 Spring
7 76462-76834
& 77801-77861
Billy Ray Laxton – Chair 254-721-6648 Temple
8 77901-78000,
& 78602-78801
Rodney Murray 210-559-0183 Spring Branch
9 78332-78599
& 788020-78999
Jeff Darr – Sec/Treasurer 956-358-0302 Pharr
Britney Webb – Parliamentarian 512-618-9464 Martindale

Member & Public Relations Task Force

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.

Shandra Esparza
Linda Duchoquette
Rick Fox
Kyle Tribble
Daniel F. Young
Courtney Pruitt
Andy Rodriguez
Shawn Osowski

Texas Education Committee Curriculum Committee

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.

Member Phone Number
Andi Green 512-619-3139
Ed Sunderland 405-974-5239
Britney Webb 512-618-9464
Traci Randermann 903-466-1029
Dennis Hart 214-632-4069

TSATA Special Task Forces

 Task Force Initiative Leader Phone Number
Secondary Schools Melissa Harrington 512-633-9316
Governmental Affairs Randy Matthews 325-212-9546
Web Site Bucky Taylor 214-755-2492

Helpful Information

TSATA Region Map