Citing the serious risks posed to athletes, athletic trainers and their employers due to the unlicensed status of athletic trainers in the state, the following organizations have asked Governor Brown to license athletic trainers in California:

  • NCAA
  • NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations)
  • CIF (California Interscholastic Federation)
  • CIF Commissioners:
    – North Coast Section
    – San Francisco Section
    – Central Coast Section
    – Central Section
    – Southern Section
    -Los Angeles Section
    – San Diego Section
  • Providence Health and Systems
  • AMSSM (American Medical Society for Sports Medicine)
  • AOSSM (American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine)
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Advocates for Injured Athletes
  • Eric Parades Save a Life Foundation
  • NATA (National Athletic Trainers’ Association)
  • CATA
  • CCCATA (California Community College Athletic Trainers’ Association)
  • CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
  • BOC (Board of Certification, Inc)
  • University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Orthotic and Prosthetic Center Play Safe non-profit outreach program of UCSF Orthopedics
  • Onsite Innovations
  • Beta Healthcare Group
  • DonJoy
  • Breg
  • San Diego State University
  • Cal Baptist University
  • Chapman University
  • SCIAC (Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference)
  • Athletic Trainers from:
    – 14 professional teams
    – 15 Division I universities
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