Council on Practice Advancement  (COPA)

The mission of COPA is to develop and promote new areas for athletic training employment and address employment issues, such as working conditions, for athletic trainers in existing settings.  The committee will support staff in research as it relates to job development and improvement as well as serve as a liaison to athletic training educators in order to translate changes in professional education standards and emerging employment issues.



Iowa Rep to MAATA D5:
Otto Krueger, DC, ATC, LMT


Committee Members

Rhonda Beemer, PhD, ATC
Michael Tunning, DC, ATC



The Iowa Athletic Trainers Society is composed of highly skilled health care professionals. Through research, education and service IATS works to advance, encourage, and improve the profession of athletic training.

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