About Us

The WVATA was established in 1983.

Past Presidents (from past to most current): Greg Ott, George Brindley, Dan Martin, Randy Meador, Ellen Lavery, Jack Brautigam, Derrick Billups, Bob Cable, Tony Corley, Drue Stapleton, Vince Stilger

Annual meetings have been held in: Morgantown, Charleston, Huntington, Salem, Buckhannon, Parkersburg, Martinsburg, and Wheeling

Notable speakers: Dr. Shelbourne, Dr. Cantu

Licensure: Efforts started prior to 2002. Bob Cable had a public relations plan to push for licensure. Although licensure was not achieved yet in March of 2010 Registration was passed.

Registration: House Bill 3152 passed legislation and became law in March 2010. Delegates who sponsored the bill were Caputo, Ashley, White, Kominar, Campbell. West Virginia Athletic Trainers are registered under the Boards of Physical Therapy. 

ATs in WV: Last count was over 300 ATs that reside in WV