Welcome to the Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society website. TATS is the official state organization representing the athletic training profession in the State of Tennessee. Athletic training is an allied healthcare profession recognized by the American Medical Association and requires strict educational standards based on specific knowledge. Certified athletic trainers have a long history of providing quality healthcare for athletes and individuals engaged in physical activity.
To practice in the State of Tennessee an individual must meet specialized educational requirements and pass the national exam of the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification. In addition, one must meet the state licensure provisions of the Tennessee Board of Athletic Trainers. Certified athletic trainers are employed throughout the State of Tennessee in professional sports, colleges and universities, high schools, clinics, hospital, corporate and industrial settings. They work under the direction of a physician and serve to enhance the quality of healthcare through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries.
Save the Date
TATS 23rd annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia
January 18-19, 2014
GSO Conference Center at St Thomas Hospital Midtown
(Formerly Baptist Hospital)
2000 Church St, Nashville, Tennessee
Host Hotel: Holiday Inn Vanderbilt
For Reservations Call (615)327-4707 or Visit Holidayinn.com
Don' Forget to Register for the January Meeting at https://www.regonline.com/tats2014
Use TATS 2014 room block for TATS Discounted Rate