The Wisconsin Athletic Trainers' Association Inc. (WATA) is a professional membership association for athletic trainers (AT) and others who support the athletic training profession in Wisconsin. Athletic trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians working toward the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions and injuries. The mission of the Wisconsin Athletic Trainers ' Association is to improve the quality of health care for the physically active in the state of Wisconsin by the promotion and advancement of the athletic training profession and the licensed/certified athletic trainer.


Oct 16, 2015
GLATA Committee on Practice Advancement (COPA) is hosting a full day educational workshop in conjunction with the 2016 GLATA Annual Meeting and Symposium. Download the brochure.
Oct 1, 2015
Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Symposium, March 2016, Wheeling, IL.

Original research, systematic review and case study abstracts for presentation in the free communications sessions of the GLATA Annual Meeting are now being accepted.  Both professional and student members are encouraged to apply.  The submission deadline is 5:00pm on November 15, 2015.  Electronic submission instructions and applications can be found at

Oct 1, 2015

GLATA Research Committee Research Assistance Awards -The GLATA Research committee is now accepting applications for research assistance funds of up to $1500.  To be eligible for these funds you must be a certified member of the GLATA.  Two awards are available annually for certified student members.  There are two award cycles annually with application deadlines of September 15, 2015, and January 15, 2016.  Instructions and the application can be found at