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.

Research & Grants Sub-Committee



Deadline for Grant Submissions – July 15,. 2021

A call for Research Assistance Grant is being released for the Summer of 2021. 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. Funding decisions will be made on the scientific merit of the proposal.

To access the Grant Submission Form you must go to the Member Area of the www.oata.org webpage.  After logging in, you will find the “Grant Submission Form” under the AT Resources drop down in the Members Section.  Only grants submitted using the Grant Submission Form will be considered. 

Formatted Submission Required 

Specific questions should be directed to Janet Simon, Chair – OATA Research & Grants Committee, at [email protected]

2021 Virtual OATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium 

Registration and course coming May 2021

All OATA Members will be eligible for registration  

Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic, OATA Executive Committee has decided to CANCEL the in-person symposium scheduled for May 2021  and offer a virtual option in its place

At this time, all content for this year’s symposium will be made available on the symposium page through the ICEU platform  

Registrants will be eligible for BOC approved CEUs once the course is finalized

For more information please visit the Symposium Page

Stay tuned for further announcements 


Ohio AT helmet stickers are Once Again available to order

Head to the AT Resources section on the home page, login with your Member ID and password and place your order. 

You can also access the order form  HERE.