Reports, Presentations, Information Donation Forms District Chair & State Representative Materials

Scholarship Information

Grant/Award Programs


NATA Foundation District V Chair Iowa Ambassador
W. David Carr, PhD, ATC
District 5 Chair, 2017 (1)
Missouri State University
PROF 160
901 S National Ave
Springfield, MO  65897
(417) 836-8553
Christopher Viesselman, ATC
Grand View University
Kinesiology & Health Promotion Dept.
Des Moines, IA  50316
(515) 253-2871
Kansas Ambassador Missouri Ambassador
Matthew B. Way, MA, ATC, LAT
5100 Foxridge Drive, Apt. 422
Mission, KS  66202
(316) 305-2444

Dawn Emerson, MS, ATC
University of Kansas
Robinson Room 161
Lawrence, KS  66045
(256) 506i-7771
Adam Cline, MEd, ATC, LAT
Instructor and FF Athletic Trainer
Truman State University
100 E. Normal
Kirskville, MO  63501
(660) 785-6055
Nebraska Ambassador North Dakota Ambassador
Brooke G. Hughes, ATC
Columbus Community Hospital
3912 38th Street, Suite A
Columbus, NE  68601
(402) 276-5037
Rachael Johnson Krug, MS, ATC, LAT
North Dakota
University of Mary
7500 University Dr.
Bismarck, ND  58504
(701) 355-8206
Oklahoma Ambassador South Dakota Ambassador
Chandra M Dyer, ATC
PO Box 1551
Guthrie, OK  73044
(405) 380-3062
Scholarship Committee Representative Scholarship Committee Member
Bernadette L. Olson, EdD, ATC
District 05
South Dakota State University
College of Education and Human Sciences
Box 2203 SDSU
Brookings, SD  57007-0001
(605) 688-5022
Sydney G. Ringer, MS, ATC
District 05
Oklahoma Christian University
P O Box 11000
Oklahoma City, OK  73136-1100
Scholarship Committee Representative External Affairs Committee Member
Matthew B. Way, MA, LAT, ATC
District 05
De Soto High School
35000 W 91st St
De Soto, KS  66018
William David Carr, PhD, ATC
Missouri State University
PROF 160
901 S National Ave
Springfield, MO  65897
(417) 836-8553
At Large Director  
John Phillip (Phillip) Vardiman PhD, ATC
At Large Director
1009 Park Grove Circle
Manhattan, KS  66503
(785) 473-7943


District 5
Free Communications Award Winners

2015 - Master's Poster Winner
Tyler Oberlander, South Dakota State, "Test-Retest Reliability of the King-Devick Tool in a Pediatric Sample"

2009 - Master's Poster Winner
Emily Schlitz, ATC, LAT, University of Northern Iowa, "Psychometrics of Ankle Self-report Survey (PASS)"

2007 - Undergraduate Poster Winner
Edward S. Ericksen, University of Northern Iowa, "Computer Adaptive Memory Test Maintains Decision Accuracy, Reduces Test Length"

2016 District 5 Scholarship Winners
scholarship totaling $2,300

Graduating Undergraduate

Jensen Scheele

Fort Hays State University

NATA Foundation Scholarship by MAATA Athletic Trainers' Student Leadership Council

All District 5 Scholarship Recipients 1991-2016

District 5 Grant Recipients
11 grants totaling $31,620.00

2015 Jenna Chinburg, ATC, LAT
North Dakota State University
"The Perception of Trust between Athletic Trainers and Musical Performing Artists"
NATA Research and Education Foundation
2014 Rachel Walker, LAT, ATC
University of Iowa
Effect of Sleep Quality and Weight Bearing Activity on Quadriceps Muscle Function Following ACL Reconstruction"
Louis R. Osternig, PhD, Research Endowment
2007 Stephen Hermann, ATC, LAT
University of Northern Iowa
“Development and Validation of a Movement and Activity in Physical Space (MAPS) Score as a Functional Outcome Measure"
Osternig Master's Research Grant Program
2007 Samantha Lynne Sweet, BS, LAT, ATC
University of Northern Iowa
“Population Based Estimates of Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Damage”
Osternig Master's Research Grant Program
2006 Emily Schlitz, BA, ATC, LAT
University of Northern Iowa
“Psychometrics of Ankle Self Reported Surveys (PASS)”
Osternig Master's Research Grant Program
2005 Nicole L. Craig, BA
University of Northern Iowa
“Validation of Accelerometers as a Measure of Knee Dysfunction and Recovery”
Osternig Master's Research Grant Program
2005 Paul Buchheit, BA, ATC
University of Northern Iowa
"Psychometric Rasch Evaluation of Shoulder Scales"
Osternig Master's Research Grant Program
2004 Kristin Stoneberg, ATC
University of Northern Iowa
“The Contribution of Socioeconomic Status and Maturity to Injury Risk in Youth Soccer”
Osternig Master's Research Grant Program

Jeffrey A. Potteiger, PhD
University of Kansas Center for Research
"Effects of Creatine Supplementation on Anterior Compartment Pressure During Rest and Exercise"
General Research Grant Program

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Marchell Austin, EdD, ATC
University of Nebraska at Omaha
"Factors Affecting Perceived Continuing Education Needs of Certified Athletic Trainers"
General Research Grant Program


Mike Anderson
University of Oklahoma
"Effects of Eccentric Hamstring Training and Agility Training on Agility and Incidence of Hamstring Strains"
General Research Grant Program

Last updated 04/22/2017

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