Michigan Athletic Trainers Society (MATS)

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Athletic Trainers (AT) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients across age and care continuums. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and intervention of emergency, acute and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities. 

Member Resources

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NATA members: your MATS membership is automatically renewed when you pay your NATA dues!

Click HERE to renew both NATA and MATS memberships 

Thank you for your membership!


We are very proud of our MATS sponsors. With their assistance MATS is able to enhance the resources available to the membership of Michigan Athletic Trainers' Society.


Latest News

2015 MATS Clinical Symposium

Sponsored by MioTech Orthopedic Group

Eagle crest Resort, Ypsilanti, MI

June 5th 7:15am-6:00pm (Check in 6:45am)

Continuing Education:  Up to 5.0 Category A CE’S and 4.0 EBP CE'S will be available during the full day event. Schedules and speakers are being finalized and will be posted soon! 

Click here for a list of events

Click here for more information and online registration

‚Äč2015 Carrier Classic Golf Outing June 4th, 2015

Eagle Crest Golf Course 

Ypsilanti, MI

$65 per player, includes range use, green fees/18 holes, cart lunch, drinks and reception


All Eyes on Concussion U of M NeuroSport

The University of Michigan NeuroSport and Athletic Medicine groups are excited to announce our 4th annual concussion symposium.  This year’s theme is, All Eyes on Concussion. We have many outstanding presenters and will be conducting a mock trial with nationally recognized defense and prosecuting attorneys. More.

University of Michigan Health Center - MedSport

2 Day Course Friday April 24th and Saturday April 25th 

The Foot and Ankle: from Athletic to Decrepit: To Stabilize or to Mobilize?

More Information available here

One Day Course Thursday May 21st, 2015

Sports Medicine Update

More Information available here

Southwest Michigan Strength and Conditioning Clinic

Presents; Dan John "Can you go?" 

Saturday, April 25, 2015 Niles High School Niles, MI

Brochure     Registration 

GLATA Young Professional's Committee

The GLATA Young Professional’s Committee (YPC) is using the “Open Books” organization this year to help serve the community. Read More.


MATS is currently accepting applications for Student Scholarships.  For more information, please go to the following link.


MATS is currently accepting applications for Student Senator to GLATA.  For more information, please go to the following link.


During its most recent meeting, the GLATA Executive Board approved the Safe Sports School Grant program.  The purpose of the program is to increase the number of NATA 1st Team and 2nd Team Safe Sports School Awards presented to secondary schools in District IV.  As of June 2014, a total of 199 schools have been recognized as Safe Sports Schools by the NATA with only 14 of these coming from District IV.  Funding is available for a total of sixty (60) grants, with ten (10) grants designated for each state within District IV.  The grant shall pay the entire $150 application fee for the NATA Safe Sports School program.  Funding preference will be given to schools meeting all criteria for 1st team selection, however, all schools meeting 2ndteam criteria are encouraged to apply. 



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