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. 

District 2 Young Professional Award

Social Media
NATA YPC Committee Facebook page

Twitter page

District 2
D2 YPC Facebook:
D2 YPC Twitter


This year, the D1 and D2 Young Professionals’ Committees EATA session centered on communication and leadership with an interaction presentation by Dave Csillan, MS, LAT, ATC. It was attended by 20 young professionals and there was an opportunity to network with Hall of Fame members at the end.


Photo: Photo shows Dave assisting participants in a communication drill that involved lowering a stick.

Young Professional Committee State Representatives

New York
(NYS YP web site)

Joanna M.B. Entz, MS, LAT, ATC
Lock Haven University

Donald Russell, MS, LAT, ATC
Drayer Physical Therapy Institute

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