Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers Enforcement Actions

Disciplinary actions are taken by regulatory authorities (boards, committees, programs) in response to a violation of the law or rules.  Different kinds of actions may be taken depending on the severity of the offense, the history of previous violations, efforts made to correct the violation, the harm to the victim(s), the likelihood of a repeat violation, and other matters related to each particular case.  These actions are taken to protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Texas.

Final Disciplinary Actions - License Denial, Surrender, Revocation
These actions will be permanently posted on this website. Further information, including a copy of the final order, is available upon written request from our office.
Final Disciplinary Actions - All Other, including Probated Suspension, Reprimand, and Administrative Penalty
These actions will be posted on this website for a total of seven (7) years from the date all the terms of the Order have been met, in accordance with our records retention schedule. The regulated individual may now be currently licensed, in good standing, and practicing without any restrictions. 


License Number

Type of License

City of Residence

Alleged Violation*

Disciplinary Action

Date of Action

Broussard, Dale Edward AT1437 Athletic Trainer Grove, Texas   Surrender 1/24/2001
 Chase, Allan B. AT3267 Athletic Trainer Gardner , Illinois

TOC 451.151 & 22 TAC 813.13 Related to license required and standards for conduct.

Administrative Penalty $350

Katri, Matthew John AT1403 Athletic Trainer The Woodlands, Texas 22 TAC §871.13-Related to engaging in sexual contact and sexually exploitive behavior with a person to whom athletic training services were provided; and were charged with the Second Degree Felony of Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student. Voluntary Surrender 10/18/10
 Ortiz, Jayme R. AT3425 Athletic Trainer Bedford , Texas

TOC 451.151 & 22 TAC 871.13 Related to license required and standards for conduct.

Administrative Penalty $200

Shepherd, James David AT0739 Athletic Trainer Troup, Texas   Surrender 7/24/2002
Steitle, Jason Ernest AT2003 Athletic Trainer San Antonio, Texas 22 TAC §871.13 and TPC §21.12-Related to engaging in sexually exploitive behavior with persons receiving athletic training services.  Disciplinary Surrender 09/24/2012
Wheat, Shannon James AT0991 Athletic Trainer Spring, TX Sexual Misconduct Surrender 1/26/2004

Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers Disciplinary Actions  

*will be posted for disciplinary actions taken on or after 9/1/03

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For more information about the disciplinary actions listed on this website, please call our office using our toll-free complaint line at 1-800-942-5540 and ask to speak with Heather Muehr.


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Last updated February 5, 2014