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:

The 2018 ETATA Student Symposium date has been set!!!!  Tyler Junior College will host our workshop on Saturday January 20, 2018.  Currently we are working on finalizing the itinerary.   Continuing Education Units have not been finalized but we are working hard to have a very successful, “hands-on” workshop this year. We are using the results of our survey to apply all our decisions and hope to make this the best workshop for you and your students!   If you are interested in helping out as a model, guest speaker, or even a vendor please contact Travis Gray at tgra@tjc.edu.

Please click on the link provided for more information on the student workshop!

39th Annual TCU/SMU Athletic Training Workshop

The 39th Annual TCU/SMU Athletic Training Workshop will be held June 14 – 16, 2018 on the campus of Texas Christian University.  

The camp is open to all high school and junior college students interested in the field of athletic training as well as coaches or administrators who would like to learn more about the field or enhance their basic first aid skills.  

Cost of the camp is $325.00 for overnight campers and $250.00 for day campers.

Click  here for the workshop application.
For more information, please contact:  
David Gable MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS
Associate Athletics Director – Sports Medicine
Head Football Athletic Trainer
Texas Christian University



2017 Annual Sponsors: