Iota Tau Alpha - Lambda Chapter

What is the purpose of Iota Tau Alpha?

The Purpose of Iota Tau Alpha (ITA) Athletic Training Education Honor Society is the promotion and encouragement of scholarly activity in athletic training and the recognition of outstanding achievement among students enrolled in athletic training programs. Iota Tau Alpha activities stimulate interest, scholarly attainment, and investigation in Athletic Training Education, and to promote the dissemination of information among students of Athletic Training Education


The purpose of this organization shall be to provide peer support to fellow students in the Athletic Training Major, promote the profession of athletic training through volunteer and fundraising events, and earn the respect of fellow GVSU students and the surrounding community.


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Want to Join?

Please follow this link to the Iota Tau Alpha LakerLink Page

Membership Criteria

  1. The membership of Iota Tau Alpha shall consist of any interested student currently enrolled at GVSU. It is the policy of GVSU and ITA  that no person on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight shall be discriminated against.
  2. Membership Expectations: All members shall be students enrolled at GVSU interested in the Athletic Training Major.
  3. A membership fee of $20.00 per semester will be paid by regular and associate members.
  4. Students will need to acquire 7 points a semester.  Points may be obtained through attendance of meetings/socials, volunteering, and help with fundraising activities.

Professional Development:

  • M.A.T.S. Student Seminar
  • M.A.T.S. Annual Conference
  • G.L.A.T.A. Annual Conference
  • N.A.T.A. Annual Conference
  • Various Other Local Professional Development/Continuing Education Opportunities

Society Activities:

  • Monthly club dinners
  • Speakers
  • Intramural sports teams (volleyball, soccer, flag football)
  • Bowling
  • Study sessions
  • Game nights


  • Grand Rapids Griffin’s ticket sales
  • Special Olympics
  • Gazelle Girl
  • Forest of Fear
  • Woods Scholarship Dinner Donation Collection

ITA Executive Board: 

  • Faculty Advisor - Dr. Brian Hatzel
  • President – Jacob Schultz
  • President-Elect – Andrew Lowe
  • Vice President – Alex Coon
  • Treasurer – Trevor Aukerman
  • Katherine Mullins – Secretary
  • Sydney Goll – Social Chair
  • Matt Lewis – Fundraiser
  • Alexa Andary – Fundraiser
  • Lex Tsakiris – Fundraiser

GVSU ITA Facebook

GVSU ITA Facebook Page

Connect with GVSU Iota Tau Alpha Athletic Training Students on the Iota Tau Alpha GVSU Facebook page!

ITA National Information

Want to learn more about Iota Tau Alpha at the National level click the image above

For Additional Opportunities on Campus, please follow this link to the GVSU Student Life page

ITA Fundraiser Flyer

Fundraiser - April 13, 2021 through April 27th at 5pm

ITA has decided to have a basket fundraiser this year. We have a total of 12 items that they are auctioning off. The auction will go live tomorrow at 5pm and will end on April 27th at 5pm. The proceeds from this fundraiser will go to our philanthropy, the Wes Leonard Heart Team, and to the ITA scholarship fund. There is also a spot where people are able to donate if they want to as well. Attached their flyer as well as the link for the auction. Please go to to support our cause.