College and University Athletic Trainersí Committee
Vision The vision of the College/University Athletic Trainersí Committee is to recognize and support the certified athletic trainer as the primary advocate for collegiate athletic health and safety issues. Mission Statement The mission of the NCATA College and University Athletic Trainersí Committee is to:
Support the overall goals and objectives of the North Carolina Athletic Trainersí Association;
Serve the athletic trainers of North Carolina who practice in the collegiate setting;
Promote and enhance athletic training in the college/university setting in North Carolina;
Promote institutional ownership in the integrated health care delivery system in intercollegiate athletics.
Goals The goals of the NCATA College and University Athletic Trainersí Committee serve as an action plan in fulfillment of our mission.This action plan is achieved through short- and long-term goals: Short Term Goals: 1)Grassroots marketing of our initiatives by committee members contacting all college and university athletic training staffs in the state on an annual basis 2)Creation of a listserve and establishment of enrollment of as many college and university athletic trainers in North Carolina as possible to serve as a means of communication and sharing of resources 3)Development of the committee webpage on the Associationís website 4)Establish and promote annual NCATA summer symposium targeting the college and university athletic trainer Long Term Goals: 1)Enhance the position and reputation of college/university athletic trainers in the state 2)Promote the profession of athletic training throughout North Carolina 3)Provide a voice for college/university athletic trainers at the state and national level.
Bob Casmus, M.S., LAT, ATC
NCATA CUATC - Committee Chair
Dan Hooker, PhD., LAT, ATC, PT
(NCAA Division 1 Representative)
Gary Rizza, ATC, M.S., LAT, ATC
(NCAA Division 3 Representative)
Danielle Jones, M.A., LAT, ATC
(NCAA Division 2 Representative)
Mars Hill College
Mandy Kiger, M.S., LAT, ATC
(NJCAA/Community College Rep.)
Allen Shelley, M.A., LAT ATC
District 3 NATA -CUATC
Mars Hill College
To post information on this page or ask questions about College/University Athletic Training please contact Bob Casmus.