Welcome to Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association!

The Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association (OATA) is a not-for-profit [501(c) (6)- IRS approved, 10/98] organization dedicated to the health care needs of the physically active. Founded in 1984, the primary goal of the OATA is to ensure that athletes, at any level, receive immediate, professional, quality health care. This comprehensive and cost-effective care is accomplished with the daily contact and cooperation with physicians and other allied health care professionals.



Deadline for Grant Submissions–November 15, 2017 

A call for Research Assistance Grant is being released for the Fall of 2017. To be eligible for research assistance funds, you must be a member of the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association. Student members are eligible and encouraged to apply for research assistance however, an OATA Member must sponsor the application. 

All funding decisions will be made on the scientific merit of the proposal. 

Grant awards are limited to a maximum of $1,000. 

Only grants submitted using the Grant Submission Form Link will be considered.  You may find the grant submission page from the home page under AT Resources, Grant Submissions for all requirements or on the Research and Grants Committee page.

Specific questions should be directed to: 

Shelley Payne, Chair–OATA Research & Grants Committee 

email:  research_chair@oata.org.

OATA Hall of Fame Fund

OATA Hall of Fame needs your help!

The Ohio Atheltic Trainers' Association is moving to a new location on the campus of Ohio University. This new space will provide us with the opportunity to continue to expand in the years to come and provide a new and vibrant location. 

If you would like to support the Hall of Fame you can make a donation here.

Once you open the link, please complete the following:

  1. Select make a one time gift (unless you want to make a recurring gift!)
  2. Under "Gift Designation" click the box "The fund I want to support isn't listed above."
  3. Under Allocation Fund type: "OATA Hall of Fame"
  4. Under amount, type in amount of your gift
  5. Proceed to follow instruction to complete your transaction, entering your name/address/credit card info, etc