School of Kinesiology Student Selected to Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA) Student Senate 2014-2015


LSU School of Kinesiology student Derek Carter was selected to be the Louisiana Student Representative to the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association Student Senate for the 2014-2015 year.

Carter received this position because he acts as a leader among peers, encourages involvement among athletic training students and is knowledgeable on current issues regarding athletic training profession.

In this position, he will act as a liaison to the Athletic Training Education Program Directors in Louisiana and participate in planning SEATA Athletic Training Student Symposium.

Carter hopes to help the Senate encourage stronger communication amongst the student population as well as bridging the gap between students and professionals.

Carter will also serve on the LATA’s Executive Committee as Senior Student Representative.


The Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA) is District IX of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, represented by Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

About NATA

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association is the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. Founded in 1950, the NATA has grown to more than 35,000 members worldwide today. The mission of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association is to enhance the quality of health care provided by certified athletic trainers and to advance the athletic training profession.

About SOK

The LSU School of Kinesiology advances the understanding of physical activity, sport, and health to optimize the quality of life for diverse populations through excellence in teaching, learning, discovery, and engagement.

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About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. Formed in 2012, CHSE brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The College is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.

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