Sports: Football, Women’s and Men’s Golf
Hometown: Elba, Ala.
Todd McCall began in 2003 overseeing the Golden Eagle Sports Medicine Department. In 2005 he became the Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Medicine. Throughout his tenure at Southern Miss, McCall has implemented policies and procedures to enhance the care given to the Golden Eagle Student Athletes.
As Director of Sports Medicine, McCall oversees the athletic training operations for all 16 varsity sports, which includes supervising a staff of five full-time athletic trainers and five graduate assistants. McCall also serves as an adjunct professor for the CAATE accredited undergraduate USM athletic training education program.
Prior to joining the Golden Eagle staff, McCall served two years as the Director of Sports Medicine and an adjunct faculty member in the athletic training education program at the University of Wyoming. From 1999-2001 he served as the Head Athletic Trainer for Football at Marshall University while serving as an Assistant Athletic Trainer. McCall began his professional career at Georgia Southern as an Assistant Athletic Trainer, where he was responsible for the medical coverage for the men’s basketball and baseball teams from 1998-1999.
A native of Elba, Ala., McCall graduated from the University of Alabama in 1996 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine. During his tenure at Alabama, McCall worked with the football, basketball and gymnastics programs, as well as other Olympic sports. McCall completed a two-year Graduate Assistant position at the University of Southern Mississippi assisting with medical coverage of the Golden Eagle football team while pursing his master’s degree in Sport Administration.
In 2015, McCall received SEATA College Athletic Trainer of the year. McCall was a recipient of the Jack Davis Professional Achievement Award from the University of Alabama in 2003 for his outstanding professional accomplishments in the field of athletic training. A certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, McCall also gained experience while working with the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL (training camp, 1996), the Shreveport Pirates of the CFL (training camp, 1995) and the Blue/Gray All-Star football game in Montgomery, Ala. He is a member of the Southeast Athletic Trainers Association, Mississippi Athletic Trainer Association as well as holding a current Professional Rescuer Certification from the American Heart Association.