Secondary Schools

Mission Statement

The CATA SSATC aspires to build a network of secondary school Athletic Trainers within the state.  The SSATC will work to educate those who work in and with student-athletes in the secondary school setting about the profession of athletic training and provide guidance and support for secondary school Athletic Trainers.

Strategic Directions

  • Support Associations who could provide assistance to the CATA-SSATC

  • Build a communication network mentoring program for SS ATC's

  • Increase Visability of CT ATC's with SS


Committee Members

If you would like to contact the SSC, please email us at


Jessica Testani, MS, LAT, ATC

Head Athletic Trainer Watkinson School



Lauren Hodge, LAT, ATC

Head Athletic Trainer Ellington HS


Heather Wenninger, MS, LAT, ATC

Head Athletic Trainer Middletown HS


The Connecticut Athletic Trainers' Association (CATA) strives to improve the quality of health care for athletes,
patients, clients and individuals and enhance the profession of Athletic Training, through leadership, education, and cooperative efforts with other organizations and allied health professions.


The CATA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

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