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Volunteer Opportunities

The BOC welcomes volunteers from a variety of backgrounds. See below for current opportunities and contact information.

Please note that all Athletic Trainer volunteers must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number. To apply for an NPI number, click here.

Committees
The Nominating Committee is always seeking BOC Certified ATs, physicians and members of the public who are interested in being a part of the BOC's mission through service on one of the BOC committees, task forces or the Board of Directors.

The work of a credentialing agency such as the BOC is a complex responsibility that serves to provide a level of competency assurance to the public. To learn more about these opportunities with the BOC, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Blog Writers
The BOC is seeking bloggers in the athletic training community who are interested in researching and writing about current industry topics. The focus of the blog is on developing conversations and thought leadership specific to the topics. For more information, please contact Cherie Trimberger, Communications Coordinator, by calling (877) 262-3926 x123 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Exam Item Writers
Exam Item Writers are ATs who develop exam questions for the national entry-level BOC exam. The BOC is currently looking for actively practicing ATs in the following practice settings:

  • Secondary School
  • Clinic/Hospital
  • Professional Sports/Performing Arts
  • Military/Government/Law Enforcement
  • Industrial/Corporate
  • Health/Fitness Industry
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Youth Sports
For an application and list of requirements, please contact Nathan Burns, Credentialing Program Coordinator, by calling (877) 262-3926 ext. 116 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .