What is the Tennessee Athletic Trainers' Society?

The Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society 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.



The Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the profession of athletic training and sports medicine. Our mission is to promote the advancement, encouragement, and improvement of athletic training in all its domains and to promote a better working relationship among those persons interested in the issues and concerns of athletic training.

In addition, our goals include the development of resources to further the ability of each of our members and to serve the interest of its members by providing a mechanism for an exchange of ideas within the profession.

Through these efforts, we strive to continually challenge our members to work towards providing the highest standards of care to those participating in organized athletics and to the physically active through education and research to benefit both the professional community and the public we serve.