The purpose of the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association (MAATA) Student Senate is to provide students with an opportunity to develop leadership skills and prepare future leaders within the athletic training profession. This organization will give a voice to the students within the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association.
Goals of the Student Senate
Increase awareness of the athletic training profession through the implementation and promotion of educational events and opportunities for all athletic training students.
Collaborate with other organizations across the District such as: Young Professionals, Public Relations, and individual programs’ athletic training student associations.
Improve communication through partnerships within the District to include athletic training educators, clinicians, and athletic training students.
The MAATA Student Senate is comprised of two student representatives from each state included in the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association. Each student senator is currently in the last two years of the Athletic Training Education Program. The State Chair is the second year Senator from each state. In addition, the senate has a Junior Faculty Advisor who is currently a graduate student within the MAATA. Two Faculty Advisors also lead the Student Senate, organizing the annual symposium in May.