Welcome to District One of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. District One is the home of over
2000 certified athletic trainers who are committed to quality health care throughout New England.


Call for Participants for 2018 EATA Educator's Conference

The EATA Convention Program Committee is excited to announce the development of an Educator’s Conference to be held on Friday, January 5, 2018 in association with the 2018 EATA Annual Meeting in Boston. The committee is looking for individuals from District 1 and District 2 who would like to serve as meeting planners or abstract reviewers. If interested, please send contact information, a letter of interest and current resume to James Scifers at scifersj@moravian.edu by Friday, February 24, 2017. 

Nominations for NATA-GAC Awards

District 1 has a long history of leading the country with our legislative and governmental affairs efforts.There is no greater honor than to recognize our own for their great work, and the Dan Campbell and Bill Griffin awards have the unique distinction of honoring efforts in the areas of governmental affairs. All nominations must be submitted online by 5:00 pm on March 31, 2017. Click here for the call for nominations and award criteria. Contact District One GAC Chair Jamie Musler with any questions.

Applications for Safe Sports School Award Grants Re-Opened

The District One Executive Council voted to re-open applications for District One Safe Sports School Award grants until March 15, 2017. The District One grant will cover the full cost of the application fee for 18 schools in the District (three grants for each state). The grant program is intended to help increase the number of Safe Sports Schools in District One by providing financial assistance to schools making an initial application. So far, only Maine has been awarded all three of its allotted grants. If funding is still available after March 15, schools in any state will be awarded funding on a “first come, first served” basis. If you want to apply for the award and need funding, apply for a District One grant no matter which state your school is located. D1 Secondary School AT Committee Chair Denise Alosa and Maine President Chris Rizzo can answer any questions about the grant program. Click here for more info.

Congrats to District One NATA Award Winners


We are excited to congratulate Laura DeCoster, ATC  of the New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute, and Tom McCarthy, MS, LAT, ATC of Central Connecticut State University on their 2017 NATA Athletic Trainer Service Awards. The ATSA recognizes contributions to the profession at the state and local level. 

EATA Student Grassroots Contest

Students have the opportunity to create a video that educates their peers about the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Political Action Committee (NATAPAC). 

The contest is open to any student or student club/association in an undergraduate or entry-level master's of athletic training program within the EATA. The deadline for submissions is March 10, 2017. Click here for complete information.


In Memoriam

District One is saddened to learn of the passing of Dan Canney, former Head AT for the Boston Bruins from 1962-1985.

Click here for his obituary and complete information on services.

Congratulations to Kearsarge Regional H.S. (North Sutton, NH)  & Molly Quigley, ATC on their 1st Team Safe Sports School Award! Quigley received a District One Safe Sports School Award Grant to fund the application.

Barrington High School Repeats as 1st Team Safe Sports School 

Congratulations to Barrington High School (R.I.) Athletic Trainer Whitney Howe, ATC and Athletic Director George Finn, ATC on their second Safe Sports School Award. Barrington was the first school in Rhode Island to receive the award three years ago, and was recognized again this week. Great job!

Another SSSA!

Congratulations to Mount Abraham Union Middle/High School (Bristol, VT) and Megan Quiet, ATC on their 1st Team Safe Sports School Award. Quiet received a District One SSSA grant to fund the application for the award.

District One SSSA Grant Recipient
is a 1st Team School!

Congratulations to  Plymouth Regional High School (NH) and John Brule, ATC on their Safe Sports School Award. Brule received a District One grant to fund the application for the award.

Congratulations go out to four District One schools who have received 1st Team Safe Sports School Awards!

Wilton H.S. (Wilton, CT)
Orono High School (Orono, ME)
Dexter Deering H.S. (Portland, ME)

Dexter Regional H.S. (Dexter, ME

3 More Safe Sports Schools in District One!

District One is proud to congratulate our latest Safe Sports School Award recipients:

 Lawrence Academy (Groton, MA)
1st Team award
Frank Mastrangelo, ATC

St. Andrews School (Barrington, RI)
1st Team award - Valerie Webber, ATC

Mt. Hope High School (Bristol, RI)
2nd Team award
Kristina Keddie, ATC

Congratulations to The Taft School (Watertown, CT) on their 1st Team Safe School Sports Award! Kudos to ATs Sergio Guerrara, Rachel Cohen, & Maggie Duer-Wilson.


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