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 2020-2021


Ami Adams (D3 LGBTQ+A Representative)

​Dyshon Carr (student)

Janah Fletcher

Alisha Grisby

Ethan Williams

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DEI Resources


The NCATA Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee Membership Survey is anonymous and open to all NCATA Members. 


The goal/purpose for surveying the NCATA membership is to identify opportunities for DEIC to uphold its vision and mission by meeting NCATA member needs/wants for: 

  • disseminating resources about creating inclusive work spaces and expanding cultural competency

  • creating professional development opportunities and spaces that support all NCATA members

  • coordinating programming that educates and supports NCATA members, and affiliated stakeholders


NCATA Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee Membership Survey