SMA Sports Trainer Membership is highly encouraged for all working Sports Trainers, from community level sport right through to those involved in elite level sport.

A major benefit of Sports Trainer Membership is the specially tailored insurance package which has been carefully designed for working Sports Trainers and is available for accredited SMA sports trainers (either Level 1 Sports Trainer and/or Level 2 Sports Trainer).

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Member Benefits

SMA Sports Trainer Members can take advantage of a range of exclusive member-only benefits including:

  Sports Trainer Insurance  
  • Sports Trainer insurance provides cover for public liability ($20 million), products liability  ($20 million), professional indemnity ($5 million) and personal accident cover
  Conferences, Networking and Professional Development Events  
  • Exclusive SMA Sports Trainer Member pricing on the annual SMA Conference and other SMA Professional Development Events 
  • Member-only professional content and resources including webinars and podcast recordings
  • Exceptional interdisciplinary networking and referral opportunities
  Career advancement, profile and recognition
  • Access and post jobs and career opportunities via the SMA Jobs Board
  • Eligible to stand for State Council positions.
  • Pathway for inclusion on medical teams at major sporting events including Commonwealth Games, Olympics and Masters Games
  • SMA Membership Card and an exclusive digital SMA Members Logo
  Publications, Research and Industry News
  Exclusive Sports Medicine Member-only Online Community: SMA Connect
  • SMA Connect: your sports medicine professional online community
  • Find and connect with any SMA member at any time from any location
  • Private and secure members-only discussion forum, resource libraries and knowledge exchange
  • Promote your work, business or research, and share documents, advice and events with your peers
  • SMA Connect allows you to collaborate with Australia largest multi-disciplinary sports medicine network
  • Local, national and international networking opportunities beyond face-to-face events
  • A dedicated space for all of your SMA services in one place: find what you want, when you want


  Member Discounts 



$150 AUD (GST inc.) per annum


To be eligible for Sports Trainer membership, applicants must:

Please contact the SMA Membership team on 1300 711 211. or email [email protected] if you have any questions or would like clarification regarding the status of your Sports Trainer accreditation.

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For further enquiries, please direct your enquiry to [email protected] or call our Membership team on 1300 711 211.