FOX 5: Loyal Soccer Club Bonds Through Virtual Practices

San Diego Loyal Soccer Club’s head athletic trainer, CATA member Brittany Peterson, hosts workouts on Zoom twice a week for the team, focusing on injury prevention. Additionally, in collaboration with CATA, Peterson has put together a series of at-home workout videos, allowing people to use their body weight and household

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FOX 26: Fresno State Water Polo Uses Social Media for Training

Sarah Cerami, certfied athletic trainer for the Fresno State water polo team, has been using Instagram to help her team adapt to on-land workouts. Since the coronavirus pandemic has prevented her team from working out together at the pool facility, she’s gotten creative and uses the social media platform to

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ELK GROVE CITIZEN: Local Athletic Trainers Share Individual Work Out Tips for Prep Athletes

With the spring and summer high school sports season ending early due to the coronavirus pandemic, athetic trainers are connecting with their athletes and teams virtually to ensure proper workouts and diets are followed. University of the Pacific professor and former head athletic trainer for the Sacramento Kings, Manny Romero,

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FOX 5: Loyal Soccer Club Bonds Through Virtual Practices

San Diego Loyal Soccer Club’s head athletic trainer, CATA member Brittany Peterson, hosts workouts on Zoom twice a week for the team, focusing on injury prevention. Additionally, in collaboration with CATA, Peterson has put together a series of at-home workout videos, allowing people to use their body weight and household

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Spectrum News: Athletic Trainers Vital in Keeping Athletes Healthy Under Safer-At-Home

USA Volleyball’s head athletic trainer Mike Martinez and U.S. National Team player Tri Bourne have had to move their training sessions from the beach to their respective homes due the coronavirus pandemic. With the Tokyo Olympics off the table for this year, the best thing Bourne can do is prepare

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KUSI Sports: At Home Athletic Training During Quarantine

With schools and athletic training facilities closed, it’s more important than ever for athletic trainers to stay connected with their athletes and students. “As athletic trainers, the most important thing to do right now is to stay in touch with athletes,” said Brittany Peterson, San Diego Loyal head athletic trainer.

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FOX 40: How to Keep Student Athletes Active

Manny Romero, clinical education coordinator at University of the Pacific and former head athletic trainer for the Sacramento Kings, has a lot of experience with helping professional athletes prepare for the upcoming season, and compares challenges happening with sports teams in quarantine to preparing NBA athletes in the off season.

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Tips for Student-Athletes to Keep Fit, Even While Sheltering in Place

With schools closed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, hundreds of thousands of student-athletes are left without a regular exercise routine. The California Athletic Trainers’ Association (CATA) offers tips below as well as a series of videos to keep athletes on the right track while out of schools

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KCRA: 5 things to know about California’s athletic trainer license bill

AB 1665, authored by Assemblymember Rob Bonta, would require licensure for athletic trainers. California is the only state that doesn’t require athletic trainer licensure, exposing student athletes and active employees to potential injury, disability, or even death, if the athletic trainer treating or diagnosing a patient is unqualified to do

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SPECTRUM NEWS: Most High Schools in Los Angeles Lack Athletic Trainers

LA Times’s Eric Sondheimer is interviewed about access to athletic trainers in California high schools, from what parents think to what action steps are being taken. To Sondheimer, the number of schools lacking athletic trainers is alarming. Regarding the many California schools without a certified, full-time athletic trainer, Sondheimer asks,

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