Nominate a SEATA Member!

Do you know an individual who should be recognized for their outstanding contribution to the profession as a SEATA or NATA member? If so, take a few moments to nominate them as explained below.



Jack C. Hughston, M.D. Sportsmedicine Person of the Year
Chuck Kimmel Award of Merit
R.T. Floyd District Award
Backbone Award

Young Professionals' Distinction Award

High School Athletic Trainer Award
Clinical/Industrial/Corporate Athletic Trainer Award
Kenny Howard College/University Athletic Trainer Award

Nick Pappas Legislative Advocacy Award

Professional Athletic Trainer Award
Education/Administration Award
Sponsor's Award

For more details on the SEATA Honors and Awards Program and to nominate a deserving member, click HERE.

The SEATA Honors and Awards Committee is accepting nominations until December 31st of each year for the Jack C. Hughston, M.D. Sportsmedicine Person of the Year, Chuck Kimmel Award of Merit, District Award, Backbone Award, High School Athletic Trainer Award, Clinical/Industrial/Corporate Athletic Trainer Award, College/University Athletic Trainer Award, Professional Athletic Trainer Award, Education/Administration Award, Sponsor's Award.

SEATA members are encouraged to review the qualifications for each award and consider nominating a colleague(s) for one of the awards.  Qualified members that have served our District but have made a move to outside District 9 after being duly nominated would be eligible for an award.

The NATA accepts nominations for the Hall of Fame, Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award, Athletic Trainer Service Award, President’s Challenge Award and Honorary Membership. Nominations will be accepted August 1st – November 1st.

For more details on the NATA Honors and Awards Program and to nominate a deserving member, click HERE.

See Helpful Hints on Applying for a National Athletic Trainers' Award for useful information for nominators and candidates.


Check out the award winners!

SEATA Award Winners

NATA Award Winning Members of SEATA


The Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA) is District IX of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.  It is a not-for-profit organization dealing with the concerns of its members and the profession of athletic training as a whole.  This association was first started back in 1950.  Initially comprised of the members of the Southeastern Conference schools, this district is represented by Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.


P.O. Box 1810

Thibodaux, LA 70302

SEATA Privacy Policy

SEATA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or age.  SEATA is committed to accessibility and nondiscrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities.  Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact the program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

Proudly created and managed by SJ Creative.