Student Seminar 2018 - Michigan Athletic Trainers Society (MATS)

Student Seminar 2018

The 2018 15th Annual MATS Student Seminar

Grand Valley State University.
Leadership Summit October 20 and Student Seminar October 21

Final 2018 Schedule


     2018 registration is CLOSED!!! 

Huge Thank you to our Sponsors, Presentors and atteendees!

The 15th annual seminar Keynote speaker is Kevin Parker, MEd, AT, ATC and Dayle Woods "Are you Really Prepared?".   Break out sessions include topics on Advance Splinting, Transgender Athletes, Manual Therapy Techniques, Sexual Assault, Youth Concussion, Joint Mobilization and much more. 

MATS ATSC philanthropy efforts went towards the Wes Leonard Heart Foundation.  We raised over $400.00.  The committee held a MATS t-shirt sale, raffle ticket sales, and open donations of which was met by MATS.  

A new addition, this year, was the opportunity for a resume/CV review along with NPI sign-up by the MATS Young Professional Committee. 

If you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity in the future please email  

2018 MATS Bowl Winners 

for the Second Time in a row by Lake Superior State University!!

Cheer them on as they represent Michigan in the 2019 GLATA Bowl at the GLATA Annual Winter Meeting.

From left to right Sarah Ouimette (Clinical Education Coordinator), Adam Moffatt, Austin Hawks, Tanner Huotari, Joseph D. Susi II (Program Director)

2018 Leadership Summit

Saturday, October 20th

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Grand Valley State University

3:00 - 3:15 pm        Introductions and Hellos

3:15 - 4:15 pm        Keynote Speaker (Courtney Lewis)

4:15 - 4:45 pm        Dinner/Break (Panera Bread)

4:45 - 5:00 pm        Activity 1 (young professional speaker)

5:00 - 5:15 pm        Activity 2 (leadership scavenger hunt)

5:15 - 5:25 pm        Break

5:25 - 5:45 pm        Activity 3 (case study/personal development)

5:45 - 6:00 pm        Wrap up

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