Rob Hunt is in his seventh year in 2017 at Notre Dame and second as director of athletic training. Hunt provides oversight for all athletic trainers and physical therapists within the sports medicine department.
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.
Prior to moving to Oklahoma State, Hunt was the head athletic trainer at Southeast Missouri State (2004-06) after serving as an assistant athletic trainer with the University of Missouri football team (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 degree in athletic training, Hunt earned his master’s degree in education at Missouri and served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer (1997-99).
A native of West Lafayette, Indiana, 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.