2017 Northern New England Athletic Training Conference

The NNEATC is a joint venture between the New Hampshire Athletic Trainers’ Association, Vermont Association of Athletic Trainers, and Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association to provide an affordable continuing education opportunity to their membership as well as all athletic trainers in District 1.


Target Audience: Athletic Trainers

Dates: June 16 and 17, 2017

Location: Falls Event Center

21 Front Street

Manchester, NH  03102

CEUs: Eligible for up to 9 Category A CEUs

The NHATA is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.


NATA-Member Early Bird $150 (post-May 30, 2017 $200)

Non-NATA Member Early Bird $200 (post-May 30, 2017 $250)

NATA Hall of Fame/Retiree $0 (post-May 30, 2017 $50)

NATA-Student Member* $75

Non-NATA Student* $125

*Students must present valid Student ID at check-in.

Registration includes:

  • Dinner Friday, June 16
  • Lunch Saturday, June 17
  • Access to conference compendium

Refunds and Cancellation

End date for refund/cancellation date is May 30, 2017.  Cancellations before May 30 will receive a refund minus 20% of registration cost.  After May 30, 2017, refunds will not be given.  All requests for refund/cancellation are to be made to support@nhata.org




Schedule of Events

Friday June 16, 2017
11:00 am – 1:00 pm  Registration for attendees 

12:50 pm – Welcome – NHATA President Ben Towne
1:00 pm – Jay Myers, PhD – Decreasing Head Impacts in American Football – HuTT® Research and Head Impact Sensor Technology
2:05 pm – Christie Hudson, PT, DPT –  Physical Therapy Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome
3:10pm – Benton Heyworth, MD, – Pediatric and Adolescent ACL Tears and ACL Reinjury Prevention 
4:15pm – Cara Lewis, Neuromuscular Control of the Hip
5:30 – 6:30pm – Meet with vendors
7:00 pm- Dinner

Saturday June 17, 2017
7:00 – 8:00 am Registration
8:00 am – Dai Sugimoto, PhD, ATC – Evidence-based Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Prevention Strategies: Translation of Research
9:05 am – Jennifer Parent-Nichols, DPT – Education is a Team Sport.  Identifying and Employing Best Practice for Students Returning to the Classroom after Concussion
10:10 am – Amanda Nicoles MA, ATC – The Transgender Athlete – What do you Need to Know?
11:20 am – NH, VT and ME State Meetings

12:30 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – Adam Androlia, MD –  Concord Orthopedics, Using Ultrasound in Diagnosis of Musculoskeletal Injuries
3:05 pm – Molly Paturzo, MS, ATC, OTC – Athletic Trainer in the Physician Practice setting, you can get there from here.
4:05 pm – Closing – NHATA President Ben Towne

Saturday Breakout Sessions (limited to first 12 sign-ups)
8:00 am – 9:30 am – Ross Childs, DPT,  Session 1 A Combined Manual Therapy Approach for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Dysfunction A simple and combined manual therapy approach to inhibit pain and facilitate function
9:30 am – 11:00 am – Ross Childs, DPT, Session 2 A Combined Manual Therapy Approach for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Dysfunction A simple and combined manual therapy approach to inhibit pain and facilitate function
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Tim Redding, NR-P, I/C – 21st Century Airway Choices for the Athletic Trainer

Online Compendium


La Quinta Inn
21 Front St., Manchester, NH (attached to events center)
Special Pricing $119/night (includes free breakfast)
Call 603-669-5400 and ask for NE Athletic Trainers’ Conference rate
Good up to 3 weeks before event on May 26th

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Upcoming Events

July 21, 2018

4th Annual NHATA Golf Tournament

Beaver Meadows Country Club

Concord, NH

Registration is open!

NHATA E-Board Meetings

July 12:

Time/Location TBA

Contact Secretary Steff Stiles with questions

Open Positions

Committee Member Openings

  • Conferences
  • Governmental Affairs
Contact NHATA Secretary Steff Stiles at secretary@nhata.org for more information.