By John Heisler
Coach Kelly previews the Fighting Irish's game against the Trojans.
An Interview with Coach Kelly
Coach Brian Kelly speaks to the media to wrap up the 2012-13 season.
he 2014 football season is Rob Hunt's fourth season at Notre Dame as head football athletic trainer. Hunt joined Notre Dame in March 2011 and has 17 years of experience as an athletic trainer at NCAA institutions.
Prior to Notre Dame, Hunt worked at Oklahoma State University for five years, serving as the head football athletic trainer from 2006-07 and the head athletic trainer for the Cowboys starting in 2007. At Oklahoma State, Hunt served as athletic trainer for the football team all five years and in his final four years in Stillwater he coordinated all aspects of medical care for the athletic department's 16 athletics teams as well as supervised six assistant athletic trainers, eight graduate assistants and two insurance coordinators.
Hunt spent 10 years in the state of Missouri prior to moving to Oklahoma State. From 2004-06 he was the head athletic trainer at Southeast Missouri State after serving as an assistant athletic trainer with the University of Missouri football team from 1999-2004. In his final year with the Tigers, Hunt also served as director of rehabilitation services.
A graduate of Ball State in 1997 with a major in athletic training, Hunt earned his master's degree in education at Missouri and served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer from 1997-99. In 1996 Hunt worked as an athletic trainer during the preseason with the New England Patriots.
A native of West Lafayette, Ind., Hunt is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association. He and his wife Krista are parents of four children: Robbie, Alexa, Rachel and Cole.