Roles of OUR Governing Bodies – 534

What are the roles of the BOC, CAATE, NATA, Foundation?

Do you know what each of our governing bodies does? Who certifies us, who checks up on the ATEPs, who advocates for the profession, who promotes growth through research?

NATA, BOC, NATA Foundation, CAATE, Strategic Alliance, Governing Bodies, Tory Lindley, Brian Conway, LesLee Taylor, Rusty McKune
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The BOC – Board Of Certification

Rusty Mckune is BOC president

CAATE – Commission of Accreditation on Athletic Training Education

LesLee Taylor is the president of the CAATE


Tory Lindley is now leading the NATA.





Brian Conway is leading the NATA foundation

How do our Governing Bodies work together?

It is a shared responsibility and cooperative effort.

The Strategic Alliance allows each of us to do what we do best and work together to promote and improve the profession of Athletic Training.

NATA advocates and proposes legislation.

BOC ensures quality of the candidates and professionals

CAATE ensures the quality of education and continued growth demands for ATs

Education Foundation supports academic work and research through scholarship.

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Every Convention since 1975 with RT Floyd – 391

RT Floyd is a NATA Hall of Fame Member and has some stories for the years.  He has been to every NATA Convention since 1975.  He also received some Cowboy boots during the NATA foundation party.  He joins the Sports Medicine Broadcast to discuss his time serving the NATA and the Foundation.
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