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 Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training, from West Virginia University in May 2004. Merritt went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee with a Master's of Science in Sport Studies, Concentration in Sport Management, in May 2007. Merritt is currently a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), the Southeastern Athletic Trainers Association (SEATA), and the Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society (TATS).
Logan resides in Knoxville, with his wife, the former Catherine Scholfield and their dog, Oskie.