Welcome to the ALATA Student area!


This area is for student members and gives you the opportunity to share news, announcements, and other information that pertains to students. Inside, you will find contact information for your Student Council members and regular updates on what is happening in the Athletic Training Student world locally, regionally, and nationally. Check back regularly to stay up to date with the latest ALATA, SEATA, and NATA Student news.

Interested in finding an athletic training program within Alabama? The following are the CAATE accredited programs within our state. Please reach out to the individual Program Directors of each program for questions pertaining to their particular program.


CAATE Accredited Athletic Training Programs in Alabama:


Samford University

Robert Hensarling

Program Director

800 Lakeshore Dr.

Birmingham, AL 35229

(205) 726-2312


The University of West Alabama

R.T. Floyd

Program Director

UWA Station 14

Department of Physical Education and Athletic Training

Livingston, AL 35470

(205) 652-3714


The University of Alabama

Lizzie Hibberd

Program Director

483 Russell Hall

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

(205) 348-7320

Troy University

Danielle Platt, DAT, LAT, ATC

Program Director

3212D Veterans Stadium Dr.

Troy, AL 36082

(334) 670-3468


University of Mobile

Melissa Thomas, EdD, ATC

Program Director Master of Athletic Training

Professor of Kinesiology

5735 College Parkway

Mobile, AL 36613

(251) 442-2324


For additional resources and more information on the transition to the masters-level or information on athletic training programs throughout the country, please see the following:


Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) website


Degree change FAQs

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