Feb. 18, 2011
Logan Merritt has returned to Knoxville after being hired as an associate athletic trainer by UT's Director of Sports Medicine, Jason McVeigh.
Merritt, who began his duties Feb. 1, is working directly with the football program and also overseeing the men's track and field sports medicine responsibilities. Merritt earned his master's in sport management from UT in 2007.
In between his UT stops, Merritt served as a football assistant athletic trainer for both the Louisville (2009-10) and Miami (2007-08) football programs. He previously worked for the UT Sports Medicine staff as an intern and graduate assistant athletic trainer for football from 2005-07. Merritt also previously worked as a season-long intern athletic trainer with the NFL's Houston Texans in 2004-05.
A native of Elkins, W.Va., Merritt graduated with a B.S. in Athletic Training from West Virginia University in 2004.