Our Purpose

The Maine Athletic Trainers Association (MATA) is dedicated to the advancement of athletic training with the purpose of providing healthcare for Maine’s physically active. The MATA will continue to provide professional programs and educational opportunities while maintaining a high degree of competency within the field of athletic training. ​

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National & District Level Recognition

NATA Hall of Fame

Tom Healion

Mike Linkovich

Carl Nelson

Wes Jordan (deceased)

Stanley Wallace (deceased)

AT Service Award (NATA)

2019

Chris Rizzo, MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS

2016

Barbara Blackstone, MS ATC

2010
Tim Weston, MEd, ATC

2007

John Ryan, EdD, LAT, ATC

2006

Tim Adams

2003

Chris Sementelli, ATC

 

'49 Club

Posthumous Inductees

Wes Jordan

Stanley Wallace

 

2017 Inductees

Tom Healion

Mike Linkovich

Carl Nelson

 

2018 Inductees

Matt Gerken

NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Service Award

 

2019

Tim Weston, MEd, ATC


NATA District 1
Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award

2016

Jaclyn Tourtelotte, ATC

Foxcroft Academy

Cramer Award

1998

Matt Gerken

1979

Wes Jordan

 

Henry Schein Award

(Henry Schein/MBM Award)

2007

John Ryan

 

Moyer Award

2015

Dr. William Dexter  2015

2009

Dr. Douglas Brown

 

 

Pinky Newell Address

1998

Mike Linkovich

1995

Carl Nelson

 

Barbara Blackstone, MS, ATC
AT Service Award
NATA