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J.D. Dunavant
Head Athletic Trainer

Jason “J.D.” Dunavant is in his sixth year as the head athletic trainer at ULM after rejoining the staff in 2008.

Dunavant oversees all of the athletic training functions for the Warhawk football program. He directs all treatment/rehabilitation, generates daily injury reports for coaches, supervises graduate assistants and students, monitors the budget, orders supplies, and maintains injury records.

A 1998 ULM graduate, he earned his bachelor’s degree of science in kinesiology education and served as the primary athletic trainer for the 1997 NCAA-participant Warhawk softball team which featured All-American, Sarah Dawson. Dunavant earned his master’s degree from the University of Arkansas while working with the nationally recognized football and track & field programs. While in Fayetteville, Dunavant was a member of the 1999 Citrus Bowl Football Team, 2000 Cotton Bowl Football Team and helped the Hogs to Five NCAA National Track and Field Championship.

After his work with the Razorbacks, Dunavant accepted a position at Abilene Christian University in 2000 as an assistant trainer. In 2004 he was promoted to the position of Head Athletic Trainer, a post he held until moving to Texas Christian University in January of 2008. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Southeast Athletic Trainers Association, and Louisiana Athletic Trainers Association.

Position: Head Athletic Trainer
Alma Mater: ULM
Graduating Year: 1998
Phone: 318-342-5381
Email: dunavant@ulm.edu