Mission Statement: The Young Professionals Committee of District III exists to support the membership of the MAATA by providing opportunities for young professionals to become engaged in community initiatives, continuing education and networking opportunities within the NATA.


Kelley Crowe MSEd, ATC, CSCS

MedStar Sports Medicine / Arundel High School 


Committee Members


Caroline Siebens, MS, LAT, ATC CSCS

Towson Sports Medicine



Julie Burton, MS, LAT, ATC

Carolinas HealthCare System /
Independence High School


Jared Williams, MS, SCAT, ATC

University of South Carolina


Alessa Lennon, MA, ATC, PES

College of William and Mary


Maggie Ward, MSEd, ATC

St. John's College High School


Brianna Bennett, LAT, ATC

West Virginia University

HealthWorks Rehab & Fitness 


Members at Large

Taylor Meier, MSAT, LAT, ATC                       Chris Poole, MS, LAT, ATC
Norfolk State University                               Major League Athletic Trainer,   Children's Hospital of the King's                 Baltimore Orioles


Young Professionals Mentor Program

If you are seeking a mentor in an athletic training setting, find your state's mentorship list by clicking on their logo below.

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District 3 YPC Distinguished Alumni


Jay Sedory, M.Ed, ATC, EMT-T

Dawn M. Emerson, MS, ATC


Click HERE to read Q&A with former D3 YPC Representative Ashley Long, PhD, LAT, ATC.

Get Involved: The D3 YPC encourages young professionals to get involved with current projects at the state, district, and national level. If you want to help with a project, have an idea for a project, a concern that you would like to bring forth to the committee, or just want some more information, please contact the YPC Chair or your state representative.

Current Projects/Initiatives:



Professional Development for YPs:

District 3 YPC Highlight Reel

New NATA Position Statement

Dental & Oral Injuries

Prevention of ACL Injury

​Helpful Resources for YP's

ATvantage Podcast

Our Mission: To enhance the quality of health care for athletes and those engaged in physical activity, and to advance the
profession of athletic training through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries.
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