Mr. Doug Harger

Faculty Information

Department(s)
Athletics
Title(s)
Director of Strength and Conditioning, Athletic Trainer

Contact Information

Email
(Primary)
Room
Gym - Training Room

Education

Degree(s)
B.S., Michigan State University
, Armstrong State University

Other Information

Employed Since
2015
Biography

Doug Harger
Athletic Trainer
Michigan State University, B.S.
Armstrong State University, M.S. in Sports Medicine
MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS

Doug is the assistant director of athletics for athletic training and strength and conditioning at the Asheville School. He is responsible for coordinating sports medicine services for roughly 200 student-athletes. He also oversees a comprehensive sports strength and conditioning program to prepare the Blues for safe and effective competition. In addition, Doug serves as a preceptor for the Western Carolina University athletic training education program.

Doug earned his Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology with a concentration in athletic training from Michigan State University in 2013. He also holds a Master of Science degree in sports medicine with a concentration in strength and conditioning from Armstrong State University. With a strong interest in developing adolescent athletes, Doug focused his studies at Armstrong on sports performance testing and applied data analysis.

A former student-athlete, Doug received scholarships from Lansing Community College and Western State College of Colorado for track & field and cross country. He currently lives in Asheville with his wife, Sarah, and son, Asa.


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