Lynnette Johnson enters her 25th year with Ole Miss Athletics. She is currently in her 16th year as a sport administrator and senior woman administrator. She is the sport administrator for several intercollegiate programs, including soccer, volleyball, softball, rifle, women's basketball, men's and women's golf, men's and women's tennis and men's and women's track and field. She also handles multiple internal and external operations involving all the sports programs and several departments.
Johnson was a member of the sports medicine staff during her first nine years. She became the first female head athletic trainer in the Southeastern Conference in 1997.
During her years in the department she has been a part of many SEC championships, Western division titles and NCAA bids, including the first SEC title in women's athletics (women's basketball in 1992) and the first female student-athlete inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. She has enjoyed getting to know thousands of athletes and watching them achieve graduation, All-SEC honors, All-America honors athletically and academically, plus many more accolades.
The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, native is a 1988 graduate of East Carolina University, and a 1990 graduate of Ole Miss with a master's degree in education. She is married to Tal Johnson and the couple has two daughters, Alexandria and Samantha.