Doug Halverson joined UNC’s Sports Medicine staff in 2005 and is currently serving as the Head Athletic Trainer for the Men’s Basketball and JV Basketball program. He joined the men’s basketball staff in 2013 after spending 8 years working as a staff athletic trainer for the football (2007-2013), women's lacrosse (2005-2013), field hockey (2005-2007), and men's and women's golf (2006-2007) programs. Halverson returned to UNC after working at Georgia State University, where his primary responsibility was coverage of the women's basketball team and supervising graduate athletic trainers in coverage of spring sports (2004-2005).
Halverson is a 2002 graduate of UNC, where he earned a B.A. in Exercise and Sport Science with a specialization in Athletic Training. While serving as a student athletic trainer from 1999-2002, he worked with the women's soccer, volleyball, and track and field teams. He also served as the intern athletic trainer for the WUSA's Atlanta Beat in 2001 and 2002.
Following his undergraduate degree, Halverson continued his education at UNC, where he served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer, working mainly with the Tar Heel football and men's and women's tennis programs. He received a M.A. in Exercise and Sports Science - Athletic Training in 2004.
He has been an NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) since 2002 and has been an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) since 2005. Halverson is a native of Winston-Salem and currently lives in Chapel Hill.