LSU Equipment Managers: Staff

Published: June 01, 2012, 12:00 AM (CT)
Updated: July 30, 2013, 11:03 AM (CT)

by (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

Greg Stringfellow
Head Equipment Manager
Mobile, Ala.
Football, Men's and Women's Golf

Greg Stringfellow enters his sixth season as LSU’s equipment manager after being elevated to the position in the spring of 2004. Stringfellow served as the interim equipment manager during LSU’s National Championship season in 2003, stepping in for longtime equipment manager Jeff Boss, who passed away in the fall of 2003 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Stringfellow, one of the many equipment managers who learned the trade under Boss, enters his 12th season overall with the Tigers. He previously served as a student assistant in the LSU equipment room for five years.

As a member of the equipment staff, Stringfellow is responsible for the ordering and maintaining of equipment and facilities for the LSU football team as well as LSU’s 19 other sports.

Stringfellow lettered two years in football at McGill-Toolen High School in Mobile, Ala., before coming to LSU, where he earned a degree in construction management in 1997.

An avid golfer, Stringfellow is a member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association and annually works the Senior Bowl in Mobile.

He is married to the former Ashley Mitnick, a former LSU soccer standout. The couple has two children, Sarah Elizabeth and Lily Grace.

Jeff Grigus
Assistant Equipment Manager

Ferrell Shillings
Assistant Equipment Manager
Gonzales, La.

Ferrell Shillings is now in his 18th season on the LSU equipment staff after joining the Tigers in 1991.

A native of St. Amant, La., Shillings oversees the LSU athletics central receiving department. He is also responsible for the daily delivery of overnight packages within the athletics department, while also working closely with the Tiger football team.

Shillings lettered four years in football, four years in basketball and once in baseball at St. Amant High. He worked for 33 years as a supervisor at South Central Bell Telephone in Baton Rouge before he turned his attention to the field of athletic equipment.

Shillings is a member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association and the SEC Equipment Managers Association. He is also a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers.

Louis Bourgeois
Assistant Equipment Manager
Houma, La. (Vandebilt Catholic)
Spencer Farley
Assistant Equipment Manager
Neosho, Mo.
Arkansas (2009)
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