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.

Athletic Trainers’ Program Transfers to TDLR October 3, 2016

TDLR is pleased to announce that we will begin issuing licens­es and performing all regulatory duties associated with the Athletic Trainers program on Monday, October 3, 2016.

Until October 3, 2016, all licensing, compliance, and enforcement responsibilities for the Athletic Trainers program will remain at DSHS. For assistance in these areas, please visit the DSHS Athletic Trainers home page.

Below is a summary of the timeline leading up to the program launch date at TDLR:

  • Feb. 9: Post Statement of Work to select vendors for contract to convert the transferring programs to TDLR-managed hardware and software (IT contract)
  • Feb. 22: Bids due to TDLR for IT contract
  • March 19: Contract award
  • April 3: Conversion Project Kick-off
  • Oct. 1: Effective date of TDLR administrative rules
  • Oct. 1-2: Athletic Trainers program inactivated at DSHS / Go live at TDLR
  • Oct. 3First day of business for Athletic Trainers program at TDLR

TSATA NATA Matching Grant (2016)

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TSATA College Scholarship Application 2016

The new TSATA College Scholarship Application 2016 is here.

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Master of Science in Athletic Training Degree – Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University is proud to announce its new

Entry-level Master of Science in Athletic Training degree!


The first cohort will start in July 2016.  Applications are being accepted!

Only one spot remains open.


Please see website for further information.