Serving as MSU's Director of Sports Medicine and Performance and head team physician is Dr. Jeff Kovan.
Kovan received his undergraduate degree from MSU in 1983 and his medical degree in 1987 from MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Following his Internship at Botsford General Hospital, Kovan completed his Residency with St. Lawrence Family Practice. In 1991, he completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Michigan State University. He worked at Western Michigan University's sports medicine department before returning to MSU in 1995 to direct the school's Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.
Kovan is certified under the American Board of Family Practice. His sport responsibility is for men's and women's basketball and men's and women's golf.