|Position:||Senior Associate Athletic Trainer|
Micki Collins enters her 17th year as an associate athletic trainer at LSU, and her 16th 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 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.
The Chariton, Iowa, native is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association, having completed her certification requirements in April 2000. She has also worked various camps for volleyball and women’s basketball both at Nebraska and at LSU. She married Ken Collins in July of 2005, and they have a seven-year-old son, Granger and a four-year-old daughter, Gia.
Collins was presented the Sue Gunter Award at the 2015-16 team banquet. In May 2017, Collins earned the Chris Patrick Award a the annual SEC meetings. The honor goes to the Athletics Trainer who has loyalty, passion and a caring nature with an extraordinary work ethic.