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Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts is a non-profit organization committed to advancing, improving, and promoting the profession of athletic training. ATOM was founded by a group of athletic trainers to address issues of mutual concern within the Commonwealth. Today ATOM is the largest organization for Athletic Trainers in Massachusetts. 


Board of Allied Health Rules and
Regulations Update Public Hearing

January 31, 2020



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We are sad to report that Paul Vaillancourt passed away unexpectedly at home on December 30, 2019. Paul was the Athletic Trainer at Worcester Academy (MA). He is survived by his wife Jennifer, and son, Jason. Services were held on Januray 6. Paul's obituary and information about memorial donations is here.

Paul Vaillancourt

In Memoriam


We are saddened by the news that Yoshitaka Ando passed away on December 2, 2019. Ando was the athletic trainer at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School (MA) for the past 33 years. He is survived by his wife Cheri, and their four children, Lucas, 17; Kyle, 16; Marcus, 14; and Olivia, 9. A memorial service will be held on Sat., Dec. 14 at 9:45 a.m., at Lincoln-Sudbury. Friends of the family have established a GoFundMe fundraiser to support the college education of the Ando children.

Yoshitaka Ando

In Memoriam

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