WATA Annual Business Meeting and Symposium

45th Annual WATA Meeting and Symposium

April 4th-5th, 2019
Holiday Inn Stevens Point Conference Center

Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center

Reservations over the phone, please call 715-344-0200 and press #3.

Please direct any questions to the Annual Meeting Planning Committee Co-Coordinators: Holly Schmies and Kim Calvert

Prior to completing your registration make sure that you have added a ticket for each workshop you plan on attending.  Some of the workshops are an added cost.  You will not be registered for workshops if you have not added those tickets to your registration.  All workshops have limited availability so please sure to sign up early.  All workshops are for Certified Athletic Trainers Only!!


Learning objectives

2019 Annual Meeting Objectives
1. Analyze and implement best practices for the prevention and treatment of acute injuries and illnesses
2. Apply best practices for nutrition counseling and screening female patients
3. Select and implement best practices for rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses
4. Understand the unique role of an athletic trainer in emerging settings
5. Analyze relationships with patients and colleagues to improve communication

6. Understand and identify the role of females in Athletic Training


Schedule of Events

Registration Table Hours
Wedenesday, April 3rd 6:00pm-7:30pm
Thursday, April 4th 7:00am-2:00pm

Friday, April 5th 7:30am-9:00am

2019 Annual Business Meeting and Symposium Calendar of Events

Suturing Workshop PowerPoint Presentation

Introduction to Beginner Short Arm Casting PowerPoint

TRX Foundations and Strength Handout

Are Athletic Trainers Effectively Managing Athletes with Asthma? Tips and Trick for the Field PowerPoint Presentation

TRX Training for Mobility & Flexibility Handout

Jeff Chambers PowerPoint Presentation

Dry Cupping PowerPoint Presentation

Getting the Most Bang for your Exercies Buck: Which exercises best activate the gluteus medius and maximus muscles? PowerPoint Presentation

Professional Service and Work-Life Balance 12:00 pm Presentation on 4/4

Jennifer Thorpe PowerPoint Presentation

Getting the Most Bang for your Exercies Buck: Which exercises best activate the scapular muscles and rotator cuff? PowerPoint Presentation

April Gotzler PowerPoint Presentation

Preparing for the Profession of Athletic Training 2:00 pm Presentaiton on 4/4

Tim McGuine The Influence of ATs on the Incidence and Management of SRCs Handout

Julie Young PowerPoint Presentation

Beth Kinslow and Bill Koepke PowerPoint Presentation

Jamie Krzykowski PowerPoint Presentation

Cody Tesch and Kyle Ebersole PowerPoint Presentation

Anita Gheller-Rigoni PowerPoint Presentation

Kim Johnson Dance Injury, Prevention & Rehabilitation PowerPoint

Kate Harrell PowerPoint

Functional Strength for Dancers - Dance Medicine Workshop 1:30 pm Presentation on 4/5

Kemery Sigmund PowerPoint Presentation

Scott Doberstein PowerPoint Presentation

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellation and Refund Policy: If a pre?registrant cannot attend the symposium for any reason, they may notify the WATA in advance by sending an e?mail to rhonda.verdegan@cuw.edu and will receive a full refund if notification is on or before March 20th, 2019. After March 20th, refunds will be made minus a $50.00 fee. No refunds will be issued after March 29th, 2019.

WATA is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.

No individuals should be denied participation in CE programs offered by the WATA on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or age.

Meeting Information

April 04, 2019 12:00 PM to May 15, 2019 6:30 PM

Holiday Inn Stevens Point Conference Center
1001 Amber Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54482
Venue website