Michael Johnson enters his first season at South Plains College as the Assistant Athletic Trainer where he will assist Will Kelly in the Athletic Training program.
Johnson received his Master’s degree in Athletic Training in 2016 from Texas Tech University’s Health Sciences Center and completed his undergraduate degree at Washington State University where he received a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. Johnson comes to South Plains after serving one year as the head athletic trainer at Sul Ross State University.
Johnson is no stranger to Levelland, as he served as a graduate assistant during the 2015-2016 season. Prior to that, Johnson worked as a graduate assistant at Coronado High School in 2015 and a graduate assistant at Shallowater High School in 2014.
Johnson will be the head athletic trainer for the women's basketball team and will assist Kelly in all other sports.