Since 1974, the NCATA has served to support athletic trainers, to promote and advance the profession of athletic training in North Carolina. The NCATA is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers Association (District 3) and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.     

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Vision Statement

Aiming to ensure that all NCATA members are represented and included with equitable access to opportunities.


Mission Statement

  • To integrate the missions of the NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory and LGBTQ+ Advisory Committees.

  • To serve as an educational resource for best practices when working with a diverse population of patients and colleagues.

  • To encourage recruitment, advocacy, policy and programming for underrepresented members of the NCATA.

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Carrie Graham, Chair and NC LGBTQ+ REP

Committee Members


Janah Fletcher (NC EDAC Rep)

Ami Matsumoto (D3 LGBTQ+ Chair)

Melissa Snyder

Brandy Jones-Neelam

Ethan Williams (AT Care)

Tracy Yoshikawa (EDAC & Leadership Institute)

Nina Walker (Executive Board - Vice President)

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DEI Resources

Resource #1  CLICK HERE

Resource #2  CLICK HERE

  • What’s My Complicity? Talking White Fragility  CLICK HERE

  • 3 Ways to be a better Ally in the Workplace   CLICK HERE