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.


FALL 2020

Deadline for Grant Submissions - November 16, 2020

The OATA Research & Grants Committee have issued a call for Research Assistance Grant applications for the Fall of 2020. 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.

Grant awards are limited to a maximum of $1,000, but all reasonable requests with budget justification will be considered. To access the Grant Submission Form you must sign in to the Member Area of the www.oata.org webpage.  Once signed in, you will find the “Grant Submission Form” on the left side of the member page or under the "AT Resources" dropdown menu.  Only grants submitted using the Grant Submission form will be considered.  

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



2020 Virtual OATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium 

Registration and course ARE now available

OATA Members are eligible for discounted registration. Members, please login for eligibility.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OATA CANCELLED the in-person symposium scheduled for May 15-16, 2020.  

At this time, all content for this year’s symposium is available on the symposium page in an online format.  

Registrants are eligible for 12.75 BOC approved CEUs. Visit the Symposium page for details and registration.



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.