MDATCongratulations to all three CAATE Commissioners who will be honored at the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Baltimore, MD.  Mark Merrick, Eric Sauers, and Mark Laursen were selected as recipients of the NATA’s Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award for 2016. The Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leadership, volunteer service, advocacy and distinguished professional activities as an athletic trainer.  MDAT exclusively recognizes NATA members who  have been involved in  service and leadership activities at the national and district level. Congratulations and thank you for your leadership and contributions to the profession.