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Lance Champagne, M.Ed., ATC, LAT is in his 13th year as the Director of Sports Medicine for the LSUS Pilots.
A Bossier City native, Champagne graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and a Master's of Education from Clemson University. He earned his national certification in 2003.
While at LSU, Champagne worked with multiple Southeastern Conference and NCAA National Championship teams. At Clemson, he worked with the men's tennis team that finished in the top eight in the country and produced several professional players. He was also selected to receive the inaugural Terry Lewis Memorial Graduate Scholarship presented by the South Carolina Athletic Training Association.
In the summer of 2001, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Champagne to be one of their training camp interns. He spent six weeks with the Eagles as they prepared for their season. In 2002, he spent a week with the Houston Texans as a mini-camp intern as they readied themselves for their inaugural season in the NFL.
Champagne was asked by Cramer Products to serve a three year term on their advisory council in 2013. He also serves as the Red River Athletic Conference's representative for the NAIA Athletic Trainers' Association.
Champagne is employed by Willis-Knighton Health Systems and is contracted to cover all LSU Shreveport athletics. In addition to his work at LSU Shreveport, he has provided additional coverage to high schools, professional teams, and various sporting events in the Shreveport/Bossier area.
Champagne is married to the former Lynne Boudreaux of Jennings, Louisiana. They have two children: Adeline "Addy" Grace and Landon Joseph. The Champagne family currently resides in Bossier City.