Martin "Marty" Martney, MBA, LAT, ATC, PLTA, CEAS
Areas of Expertise: Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, OSHA regulations, worker’s compensation, Title 29, Parts 1904 and CFR 1910.
Marty has been employed by Work-Fit, a nationwide leader in athletic trainers for industry, manufacturing and transportation, since 2009. Matney is a Program Manager with Work-Fit, contracted to a large aerospace manufacturer in the Seattle, Washington area where he supervises a program of 35 healthcare providers focused on injury prevention. His background includes over 25 years in rehabilitation settings in the Seattle area, 10 of these years he was a co-owner of a successful physical therapy practice.
A graduate of Washington State University in athletic training and with a Master’s in Business Administration, Matney has been an athletic trainer for high schools, Division I athletics and professional sports including football, baseball and basketball. He has received numerous professional awards and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame as well as NATA District 10 and the Washington State Athletic Trainers Association (WSATA) Halls of Fame. Matney has spoken at numerous state, regional and national conferences on a variety of topics including Revenue, ROI and the Occupation/Industrial setting and has many articles on these and other topics published in several periodicals. His professional interests are occupational injury prevention and case management, Federal and state worker’s comp issues, legislation and the entrepreneurial athletic trainer. A native of Washington State, Matney’ s interests include family, reading, golf, mountaineering and fishing.
Marty is an active member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, with over 30 years involvement in NATA committees at the state, district and national levels. This includes work in Reimbursement and Revenue, Governmental Affairs and Emerging Settings. Matney has been on the Board of Directors of NATAPAC and is recent Chair of the Council on Practice Advancement (COPA).