Welcome to the online home of the

 Louisiana Athletic Trainers' Association, Inc.


The Louisiana Athletic Trainers' Association (LATA) is a not-for-profit organization of health care professionals dedicated to the safety in sports completion and the profession of athletic training within the State of Louisiana. Athletic Training is an allied healthcare profession recognized by the American Medical Association.  National certification in the profession requires strict educational standards based on specific knowledge and skills level. Certified athletic trainers (ATC) have a long history of providing quality healthcare for athletes and individuals engaged in physical activity and are recognized as leaders of emergency medical care within an athletic population. 

Please note: To practice as an AT in the State of Louisiana, an individual must meet specialized educational requirements and pass the national exam of the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification. In addition, you must adhere to the requirements to be licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME). Only licensed AT can be employed throughout the State in professional sports, colleges and universities, high schools, clinics, hospital, corporate and industrial settings. They work under the general supervision of a physician and serve to enhance the quality of healthcare through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries.


Become a LATA member:

Health care professionals who would  like to join the LATA.

Update your LATA profile: 

Members are asked to update their membership profile on a yearly basis.

Calendar of Events:

LATA Executive Committee Meetings

7/19/2020 Approved Minutes Meeting Link

8/16/2020 Approved Minutes Meeting Link

9/20/20 Approved Minutes Meeting Link

10/18/20 Approved Minutes Meeting Link

11/22/20 Approved Minutes Meeting Link

Objectives of the Association

  • Section I: To develop, promote and maintain high standards for the profession of athletic training within the State of Louisiana.
  • SectionII To promote legislation for the public good and the betterment of athletic training within the State of Louisiana.
  • Section III: To organize, cooperate with, and aid other groups dedicated to safety in sports competition.
  • Section IV: To promote the exchange of knowledge and information within the profession of Athletic Training.
  • Section V: To represent Athletic Trainers before governmental, professional, or voluntary groups or agencies and the public
  • Section VI: To support the concept of interscholastic competition within the frame of the total education concept
  • Section VII: To promote such services as will further the association.

Sponsorship and Supporting Partners

The LATA is thankful for the following corporate sponsors who strive to improve the quality of athletic healthcare in Louisiana! For more information on our corporate sponsorship benefits and plans, click HERE.

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