Providing Health Care Everywhere in North Dakota

Our Mission

The mission of the NDATA is to improve the quality of healthcare in the State of North Dakota through the advancement, promotion, and improvement of the athletic training profession for practicing Athletic Trainers in all settings, and to be proactive in creating effective partnerships in our communities, as well as among those interested in athletic training as a career. 

The North Dakota Athletic Trainers Association (NDATA) is a professional membership organization for licensed athletic trainers (ATC) and others who support the athletic training profession in the State of North Dakota. 

North Dakota Athletic Training at a Glance

Certified Athletic Trainers
260 +
Athletic Training Educational Programs
3
Safe Sports Schools
25 +
Secondary Schools
156

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.

Michael Jordan

About Athletic Trainers

What is an Athletic Trainer?

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association defines athletic trainers (ATs) as highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals specifically trained in the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical conditions and emergent, acute and chronic injuries. Athletic training is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA), Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an allied health care profession.

Where Are Athletic Trainers Employed?

Athletic trainers provide health care in many settings, from clinics and hospitals to performing arts and even aeronautics.

What's the Value of Employing an Athletic Trainer?

The value of an athletic trainers may differ in the eyes of the principal, school board member, athletic director, teacher, coach, parent, employer, legislator and student-athlete. At Your Own Risk has created handouts explaining the value that athletic trainers bring to many different organizations.

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