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Secondary Schools Committee

Purpose is to  identify issues of concern to licensed athletic trainers in this setting and to suggest/formulate solutions pertaining to these issues along with the Executive Committee.


Committee Chairs
Lynn Groth (Cedar Rapids Kennedy) Co-Chair

Anna Manternach (Liberty High School) Co-Chair

Committee Members

Kaelene Voorhees – Davenport Assumption

Jennifer McHenry – Iowa City High

Suzi Guider – Cedar Rapids Jefferson

Jon Hochstetler – Creston High School

Kelsi Huseman - Greater Regional Health Creston, IA

Playoff Coordinator
Jill Kienzle

Are you a secondary school athletic trainer interested in helping in a nationwide study?  The attachments below ask for your help with providing data of athletic exposures, injuries, and treatments to help evaluate rates and patterns of injuries across sports, athletic activities, sex and time.  If you are interested, please check out the flyers and respond to the one that most interests you.  Thank you for helping!

High School Nation

Injury Surveillance Study


Medical Timeout Card

NATA Secondary Schools Return to Sport Guidelines

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Iowa Department of Public Health Concussion Data Collection

IATS has partnered with the Iowa Department of Public Health to collect concussion data in grades 7-12 in the state of Iowa. We are in need of ATs who work in the secondary school setting to help submit concussion information. The IDPH has received a grant to provide money to ATs who participate. 

If you are interested in participating, please email IATS President, Vic Miller.


Expectation and requirements:

  • Work as a Certified Athletic Trainer in the high school and/or middle school setting (grades 7-12) in Iowa

  • Fill out an online survey for each concussion occurred in athletic activity at your school (~5mins to complete)

  • Provide feedback on ways to improve data collection to IDPH and IATS


Apply HERE for the My Safe Sports School Award

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