Micki Collins enters her 11th year as an associate athletic trainer at LSU and her 10th season working with the Lady Tiger basketball team.
In addition to her duties as the athletic trainer for the women's basketball team, Collins serves as the primary athletic trainer for the LSU swimming and diving teams and assists with the women's tennis team. She served as the primary athletic trainer for the Lady Tiger volleyball team in her first season at LSU.
Collins has a master's degree in sports pedagogy from LSU and earned her bachelor's degree in exercise science from the University of Nebraska in 2000. While at Nebraska, Collins worked as a student trainer for the nationally-ranked Cornhusker football team and for the women's basketball and gymnastics teams.
In addition, Collins has also worked various camps for volleyball and women's basketball both at Nebraska and at LSU.
The 32-year-old Chariton, Iowa, native is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association, having completed her certification requirements in April 2000.
She married Ken Collins in July of 2005, and their first child, Granger, was born in Dec. 2009.