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Lynnette Johnson

Lynnette  Johnson

Position:
Exec. Associate Athletics Director

Alma Mater:
East Carolina 1988

08/22/2014

Athletics Department Gets Movin' and Groovin' at Move In 2014

Ole Miss Athletics Department Helps Move Students In

02/27/2014

Student Forum On Athletics Set For Today

Informational Meeting At 6 PM At Turner Center

02/20/2012

Student Forum On Athletics Set For Today

Informational Meeting At 6:30 PM At IPF

12/06/2011

Ole Miss Student-Athletes Among Who's Who

List Includes Pair Of All-Americans

Lynnette Johnson is in her 28th year overall with Ole Miss Athletics. Currently, she is in her 19th year as a sport administrator and the senior woman administrator. She is the sport administrator for nine intercollegiate programs, which include: soccer, volleyball, rifle, women's basketball, softball, men’s and women’s golf and tennis.  Her responsibilities also include human resources, academics, gender equity and other internal and external roles within the department.

Johnson has represented the department on campus, within the conference and at the NCAA on multiple committees.  She has served twice as a member on the NCAA Softball Committee. 

During her first nine years, Johnson was a member of the sports medicine staff. She worked with all sports programs but mainly with football and women’s basketball.  In 1997, she became the first female head athletic trainer overseeing all sports in the Southeastern Conference.

During her 19 years as a sport administrator, the programs that she has worked with have been successful. Collectively, they have won SEC regular season titles, Western Division titles, SEC Tournament titles and made over 40 NCAA tournament appearances; which include several Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight and Final Four appearances. Individual student-athlete accomplishments have been just as impressive with multiple All-America honors, SEC Champions, NCAA Champions and Olympians.

Academically, the teams are excelling in the classroom as well; putting up high graduation rates, multiple Academic All-America honors and Taylor Medalists, as well as the first athlete to be inducted into the school’s Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society chapter.

The Pittsburgh, Pa., 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 (15) and Samantha (12).

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