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Per Diem Work
Delaware Students Wins EATA Scholarship
Courtney DeFeo from the University of Delaware has just been awarded the Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association's Paul Grace Scholarship Award. Paul Grace was the first Executive Director of the BOC, worked at MIT, and was inducted into both the NATA and ATOM Halls of Fame. The DATA would like to congratulate Courtney on her great achievement. Anyone attended the EATA convention can come cheer her on as she is also this year's Quiz Bowl representative for Delaware.
New Officers and Committee Chairs
The DATA welcomed a new President this weekend along with transitions in several other positions. Mandy Minutola took over as President, while Nikki Lounsberry transitioned into her new role as Past-President. Kelly Stafford became the new President -Elect and Heather Heidel was elected as Secretary. Replacing Heather as the chair of the Secondary Schools Committee will be Rob Wessells. Congratulations to all of our new officers!
DATA Annual Meeting
A huge thank you to all of our speakers and attendees for making this year one of our best annual meetings yet. We will be adding presentations to the meeting page soon. A special congratulations to Devon Adams for being the inaugural recipient of the DATA Outstanding Mentor Award. See you all again next year!
Delaware Featured in NATA News
Delaware was featured in the July NATA News for its efforts in securing a proclamation signed by Governor Carney recognizing March as Athletic Training Month in the state of Delaware. The Delaware House and Senate also signed a joint resolution recognizing the importance and value of ATs.
Delaware Past President wins National Award
Past President John Smith received the NATA's Athletic Trainer Service Award this year for his efforts in promoting and serving the profession of athletic training. President Nikki Lounsberry and Secretary Kelly Stafford were able to catch up with him during the convention. Check out the photo on our Instagram page @godelata.
8th Annual DATA 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk
Thank you to all who attended our race this year! The weather was perfect and the company could not have been better. You can click on the button below to go to the 2018 results page for Delaware Timing to view full race results.
Delaware Congresswoman Cosponsors HR 1104 and HR 1267
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester has agreed to cosponsor both of the house resolutions presented to her during NATA Capitol Hill Day 2017. HR 1267, also known as the PHIT Act, would allow people to use HSA and FSA funds for physical activities such as team memberships and equipment costs. The Veterans TEST Act, HR 1104, would allow veterans to use portions of their GI Bill to pay for certification exams and license fees.
Premium Raffle Winners!
Congratulations to the winners of our first ever premium raffle!
Charles Barker - Florida Georgia Line autographed guitar
Arielle Shuren - Electric Cuervo cooler
Kyle Weinberg - Stoli snowboard
ATLAS Project Complete for Delaware
Congratulations Delaware! We are one of a few states that has 100% participation in the ATLAS project (Athletic Training Locations and Services). Check out the link to our state map of athletic training services here.
Platinum Level Sponsors
To ensure the quality of healthcare for the physically active in the state of Delaware.
To advance the profession of Athletic Training through education and research.
To provide quality continuing education for the membership.
To safeguard and advance the interest of its membership.
-From the DATA By-Laws
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