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Shannon Singletary

Shannon  Singletary

Position:
Senior Associate AD, Health and Sports Performance

Alma Mater:
Ole Miss, 1995

07/10/2012

Ole Miss Athletics Creates Health And Sports Performance Division

Cutting-Edge Collaborative Approach

Shannon Singletary is in his 13th year with Ole Miss Athletics and his 19th overall with the University of Mississippi. He currently serves as Senior Associate Athletics Director.

His senior staff responsibilities include sport administration for track & field, sports medicine, strength & conditioning, sport nutrition, sport psychology and physical therapy. He is responsible for the athletics department’s Grill at 1810, which is a full-service dining facility and meeting space. In 2013 he also took on a lead role in an academic research partnership as co-director of the Center of Health & Sports Performance. He serves on campus committees including the Chancellor’s university standing committee on accessibility. He serves as the liaison for athletics with several partnerships between athletics and various departments on campus such as Division of Student Life, Hospitality & Nutrition and Exercise Science. He holds an academic title of Adjunct Clinical Instructor in Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management. Singletary recently was appointed by the Governor of Mississippi and served a four-year term on the Mississippi Board of Physical Therapy Licensure. His role on the board included two years as chairman.

Singletary held the title of Coordinator of Sports Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center prior to arriving at Ole Miss in 2004. There he was responsible for sports medicine outreach services as well as serving patients of the medical center’s physical therapy department. It is there that he published multiple articles and book chapters on topics such as sport rehabilitation and hand therapy. He obtained other administrative and budget experience overseeing rehabilitation services for Nissan Motor Company in Canton, Mississippi, in 2003.

Singletary’s education includes a B.S. in Exercise Science, a B.S. in Physical Therapy and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy all from the University of Mississippi. He began working for the athletics department as a student athletic trainer in 1991 and served in that role all four years of his undergraduate degree program.

He currently holds certifications and licensure in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy and Strength & Conditioning. He speaks at national conferences, state conferences and to civic groups and has found time to audit such classes as Sports Law within the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Singletary was born October 23, 1972. He and his wife, Molly, of 21 years have three children: Shelby, 15, Matthew, 12, and Jane Anne, 8. Molly Singletary M.D. is a pediatrician where she is a partner in Oxford Pediatric Group in Oxford, Mississippi.

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