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Derek Calvert

Derek Calvert
Sr. Associate Director of Athletic Training Operations (TF, XC)
(225) 578-9244
Blue Mound, Ill.
Alma Mater
Illinois (2008)

Derek Calvert enters his third season at LSU as the senior director of athletic training operations. Calvert began his time in Baton Rouge as a graduate assistant athletic trainer in 2011 and was hired full-time in January of 2014 as an associate athletic trainer. He served as a football athletic trainer and helped out in the athletic training efforts for the track and field and cross country teams before being named to his current role.

Calvert worked briefly at the Vincera Institute and worked with Dr. William Meyers as a certified athletic trainer assisting with patients who had sustained core muscle injuries before returning to Baton Rouge. He earned his master’s degree in sports management from LSU in 2013 while working with the gymnastics and football teams.

Calvert gained additional experience with the Minnesota Vikings as a seasonal assistant athletic trainer from 2009-10. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 2008 with a degree in kinesiology.

Calvert is a native of Blue Mound, Illinois, and is a member of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association as well as the Southeast Athletic Trainers Association.