Dr. Jeff Kovan was promoted to Director of Sports Medicine and Performance for Michigan State athletics in summer 2013. Prior to that, Kovan had served as the primary care sports medicine director since 1996.
Dr. Kovan is an assistant professor in the College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Department of Radiology, Division of Sports Medicine. He is Board certified in Family Medicine and has completed his Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine.
A 1987 graduate of MSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, he worked at Western Michigan University’s sports medicine department before returning to MSU in 1995 to direct the school’s Sports Medicine program. His family includes wife, Jessica, daughters, Brianna and Sarah, and son, Zachary.