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 Larry Munger
Larry Munger

Athletic Trainer

Larry Munger currently serves as an assistant athletic trainer for the Texas Tech athletic department. Specifically, he is the trainer for the Tech Tennis teams and also works with the Red Raider softball team.

Munger has an extensive background in education and in professional experience as a trainer. He received his bachelor of science in education and sport science with an emphasis in athletic training from the University of Kansas. He proceeded to obtain his master's at the Arizona School of Health Science and is currently working on a doctor of philosophy, family and consumer science education at Tech.

He is a certified athletic trainer and clinical instructor educator by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification, Inc.; a licensed athletic trainer by the Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers through the Texas Department of Health; a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association; and a certified CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer for the American Red Cross. In addition to NATA and NSCA, he is a member of the Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association and American College of Sports Medicine.

Munger has gained experience working in various athletic training settings which include: Major League Basetball, NFL Europre, Major League Soccer, Collegiate, High School Outreach and Sports Medicine Clinics. In May 2002, he accepted a position af Assistant Professor/Clinicial Education Coordinator at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in the Masters of Athletic Training Program. In the fall of 2005, he decided to return to working with athletis and accepted an athletic trainer position in the Tech Athletics department.

He is married to assistant strength and conditioning coach, Katie Munger, and the couple has a daugther, Peyton, born in May 2009.

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