East Texas Athletic Trainers Association

Welcome to the East Texas Athletic Trainers Association (ETATA) website.  ETATA is an association comprised of professional athletic trainers from around the East Texas area.  It was created to promote the profession, educate the students, enhance learning and provide scholarship opportunities.


To create a professional community that educates, promotes, and advances the core values of athletic training throughout East Texas.

The Core Values of the East Texas Athletic Trainers Association are:

  • Through a regional organization, support TSATA, SWATA and NATA policies, guidelines, goals, objectives, and ideas.
  • Through a regional organization, provide low cost, high quality continuing educational units for the professional athletic trainer.
  • Through a regional organization, promote the profession of the (certified and licensed) athletic trainer.
  • Through a regional organization, enhance the student-trainer education and opportunities

Current News for East Texas Athletic Trainers:

Whitehouse student athletic trainer Aubrey West signs with Texas Lutheran. Click on link below  to see her news story. http://www.cbs19.tv/sports/whitehouse-trainer-will-continue-her-role-in-college/429017452

Congratulations to Wes Carter(Bullard Student Athletic Trainer) for signing a scholarship with the Tyler Junior College Sports Medicine Program. Pictured here with fellow student athletic trainers.

Next Big Event for ETATA

The 11th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament.  You can click on the golf link provided above or contact Jeff Shrode for details.

All proceeds from this tournament go towards scholarships for athletic training students continuing their education.

2017 Annual Sponsors: