Sport: Women’s Softball
Hometown: Oxford, Ala.
Ben Elliott began at USM in 2010 as part of the Southern Miss Sports Medicine staff as a graduate assistant for the Golden Eagle Softball team. He was promoted to Assistant Athletic Trainer in 2012 a capacity he still holds.
Elliott earned his Masters Degree in Sports Management from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2012, prior to being promoted to an Assistant Athletic Trainer in the USM Sports Medicine Department. Before entering Southern Miss in 2010, Elliott completed a spring internship with Virginia Tech. While with the Hokies, he worked with the football and women’s lacrosse programs.
The Oxford, Ala., native obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from the Troy University. During his three-year tenure at Troy, Elliott worked specifically with men’s basketball, football, baseball, and track and field programs. Prior to attending Troy, Elliot attended Gadsden State Community College for two years.
Elliott is a Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer. He holds certifications in FMS and SFMA. Elliott is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Mississippi Athletic Trainers Association, as well as holding a current Professional Rescuer Certification from the American Heart Association.