SWATA Honors & Awards Ceremony

Please join us for the annual SWATA Awards Ceremony on Friday to honor these award winners:

2018 SWATA Award Winners

Frank Medina Award
Valerie Tinklepaugh-Hairston MS, LAT, ATC
Bobby Gunn Unsung Hero Award
Sandy Miller MS Ed, LAT, ATC
Eddie Wojecki Award
John Harvey Humanitarian Award
Susan Davis LAT, ATC
James Dodson New Horizon Award 
Michelle Holt MA, LAT, ATC
Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer
Leslee Taylor PhD, LAT, ATC
Honorary Membership
Dr. Steven Dickhaut

2018 SWATA Hall of Fame Inductees

Chris Hall MA, LAT, ATC Robert Maniscalco LAT, ATC  

Texas Rangers vs. Cleveland Indians

Southwest Athletic Trainers Association Night
Come see the Texas Rangers take on the Cleveland Indians for Southwest Athletic Trainers Association Night at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 20th, 2018!


Welcome Reception

You are cordially invited to join us for the 2018 SWATA Welcome Reception on Thursday evening July 19th at the Arlington Convention Center.  Doors open at 6:30pm.  This year we are excited to bring you the SWATA Cornhole Tournament in partnership with the NATA Research and Education Foundation.  Join us for our special events including:  Entertainment for the evening will be powered by 
 “RAISE YOUR GLASS TO THE PAC” – for a $30 donation to the NATA Political Action Committee you will receive an official PAC mug.  That mug can be used for unlimited refills of beer and soft drinks as long as the product lasts.  Wine and mixed drinks can be purchased separately.  To purchase mugs you can access your registration and add your mug or contact Terry DeWitt at [email protected] 
 The NATA Research and Education Foundation is pleased to bring you the 2018 SWATA Cornhole tournament.  Sign up your team to compete and play against your colleagues for bragging rights and your chance to win a set of Customized SWATA Cornhole boards.  To register your team you can contact Tom Woods at [email protected] or register on site at the REF booth in the exhibit hall.  

Make plans now to join us for this fun evening.  More details to come!!!!!!!!!!! 

NATA Research and Education Foundation / PAC Event


SWATA Golf Tournament

Wednesday, July 18th
Lake Arlington Golf Course
1516 W Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76013

Arrive @ 8:00 AM
8:30 AM Progressive Start
$65 per player includes golf and lunch