"Founded in 1980 to advance the profession of athletic training in the State of Kansas."

Promoting an increase knowledge of the profession of athletic training to the citizens of Kansas.

Mission

It is the Mission of KATS to help assure top quality Health Care to the Physically Active in Kansas, and to promote and increase knowledge of the Profession of Athletic Training to the citizens of the State of Kansas.

KATS OFFICERS

President:
Mark Padfield, LAT, ATC
Tonganoxie, KS
785-640-4437
MPadfield@tong464.org

President-Elect
Karen Garrison, LAT, ATC
Paxico, KS
785-221-3755
Karen.garrison@washburn.edu

Secretary
Lynsey Payne LAT, ATC
Lawrence, KS
785-979-4883
lynsey.payne@bakeru.edu

Treasurer
Justin Clark LAT, ATC
Abilene, KS
785-466-1365
clarkjbc5@hotmail.com

Public Relations
Chris Fleming, LAT, ATC
Wichita, KS
316-409-3692
inspirehp@yahoo.com

Past President
Amy Cahill, LAT, ATC
Wichita, KS
amy_cahill@via-christi.org

Membership

If you are a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) then you are automatically enrolled as a member of the Kansas Athletic Trainers Society (KATS). For non-NATA members an application is required for membership to KATS and the fees are $20. Athletic trainers from outside Kansas are welcome to join KATS as well. The same application is required and the fee is also $20.

Click here to fill out the application.