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.

LATSA Chasing Excellence 5K February 28, 2015 Honoring Tina Bonci

Please join the Longhorn Athletic Training Student Association (LATSA) on February 28, 2015 to help celebrate the legacy of Tina Bonci. Your participation will contribute to the scholarship fund bearing her name so that her excellence may be carried out through the work of athletic training students at the University of Texas. A majority of the proceeds will benefit the Tina Bonci Excellence in Athletic Training Scholarship with a smaller portion being donated in her name to help the fight against diabetes.

The Tina Bonci Excellence in Athletic Training Scholarship was created in 2014 to honor the life and career of Tina Bonci. During her 29-year career at UT, Bonci served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women, the Co-Director of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, and Associate Athletics Director. In addition to her noteworthy tenure at UT, Bonci is remembered as an icon in the athletic training profession and the field of sports medicine. She was a nationally renowned and respected professional who dedicated her life and career to cutting edge health care delivery.

When: Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Where: Old Settler’s Park
3300 East Palm Valley Boulevard
Round Rock, TX 78665
Race Start Time: 8:00 AM
Registration Fee: $25 until February 14th, 2015, $30 until February 27th, 2015 Registration for the race can be completed through the following link: www.yellowcheetah.com/chasingexcellence

If you cannot attend the event but would like to make a donation, please send a check made out to “LATSA” to the following address:
Brian Farr
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
2109 San Jacinto Blvd. Stop D3700 Austin, TX 78712-1415

For more information regarding LATSA and our mission, please visit our website:

Thank you for your time, and we look forward to making this a successful event in memory of Tina Bonci! Sincerely,
LATSA Officers

Texas Sports Concussion Partnership

The Texas Sports Concussion Partnership (TSCP) exists to promote safe athletic play, prevent brain injury through education and public awareness, and to facilitate scientifically sound return to school and return to play guidelines.

The Texas Sports Concussion Partnership (TSCP) is a joint educational vehicle of the Texas State Athletic Trainers’ Association, HHSC office of Acquired Brain Injury, and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center’s Institute for Brain Injury and Repair (TIBIR).

Watch the videos in the multimedia section, ask questions, and browse our resources to learn more about HB2038 and safe athletic play. You may access the TSCP website at txconcussionlaw.com or HeadSafetyTexas.org.

This effort was supported by in part through a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources Administration (HRSA) HRSA Grant #H21MC06741, and the State of Texas.

Application to NATA iLead Student Leadership Program

Texas State Athletic Trainers’ Association Requirements for Application to NATA iLead Student Leadership Program Download the document.

Academic All-State Nominations

It is that time of year again! Get your All-State nominations in to Rodney Murray by December 6, 2014. The nominee must fulfill the following criteria:
1. Must be a graduating senior.
2. Have an overall grade point average of 92 including grades 9 – 11 and the first six weeks of the athletic training student’s senior year.
3. Be in good standing as an athletic training student at the nominating Athletic Trainer’s high school.
4. Be of good moral character.
The nominating Athletic Trainer must be in good standing with the TSATA. Please refer to tsata.all.state.academic for an updated All-State Achievement form.
Take a minute to nominate deserving athletic training students. Have a great fall season!