The mission of the IATA is to improve the quality of healthcare in the State of Illinois through the advancement, promotion, and improvement of the athletic training profession for practicing Athletic Trainers in all settings, and to be proactive in creating effective partnerships in our communities, as well as among those interested in athletic training as a career. In addition, IATA provides a means for a free exchange of ideas for the Illinois athletic training field.

The IATA Student Congress has recently been replaced by the Council for Early Career Athletic Trainers. This new group aligns with the structure of student involvement at the District level. The purpose of the CECAT is to represent the interests of both athletic training students and early-career athletic trainers. Please stay tuned as we develop more information for these groups. If you have any questions about the CECAT, please contact Abe Alramhi, ATC, at


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