Founded in 1980 to advance the profession of athletic training in the state of Kansas and composed of highly skilled, nationally certified, and state licensed health care professionals

Welcome to the Kansas Young Professional Community. The NATA defines young professionals as athletic trainers who have been certified for up to 12 years. The Young Professional Committee hopes the following links and information may help you as you enter your professional career in Kansas. We are happy to help answer any questions you may have as you begin practicing in Kansas.

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Promoting & Raising Awareness of Athletic Training in Kansas

The Kansas Athletic Trainers' Society (KATS) is the professional organization for athletic trainers in Kansas. It is a subsidiary of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. KATS strives to educate the general public about the importance of athletic trainers as part of the healthcare team for physically active Kansans of all ages and activity levels. KATS also provides social, educational, and advocacy opportunities for athletic trainers in Kansas.

Kansas Safety in Football Campaign

Kansas Safety in Football Campaign

Resources for tips and directions on how to improve safety and lessen the risk of injury, including:

  • Stop the Bleed Class
  • Emergency Action Plans
  • Concussions
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Sickle Cell Trait
  • Asthma
  • Lightning
  • and much more