Information For

District Young Professionals

Information for young professionals of District 2

The D2 Young Professionals' Committee (YPC) was created to address the needs of athletic trainers who are in the first 12 years after initial certification/licensure. It develops strategies to increase recruitment, retention, volunteer involvement and convention attendance among young athletic training professionals. The YPC provides programs, activities, and educational opportunities to address young professional needs as well as promotes professional socialization. 

Social Media
NATA YPC Committee Facebook page

Twitter page

District 2
D2 YPC Facebook:
D2 YPC Twitter


District Two is excited to announce the creation of the D2 Young Professionals’ Committee Award of Distinction. This award acknowledges a deserving young professional who has demonstrated service to the profession, excellence in the workplace, and outstanding character. Applications are now being accepted through April 15th. The award will be presented at the D2 Business Meeting at the NATA convention and includes a plaque and registration to EATA 2020. Go to application 

Calling all NJ YPs and interested mentors to sign up for the NJ Mentorship Program 
Mentees can sign up here:
Mentors can sign up here:

Young Professional Committee State Representatives

New York
Julia Drattell, MEd, ATC 
NYU Langone Concussion Center
(NYS YP web site)

Richard Bertie, MS, LAT, ATC, PES
Saint Francis University
(814) 471-1236

New Jersey
Katelyn Zimmerman, MS, LAT, ATC
Ocean Township High School
(732) 531-5650 ext 1016

Taylor Hatfield, ATC
Milford High School
(302) 922-7287

Photo from New York City YPC Event

Contact District YP Committee at