Dr. Kovan
 Left: Alan Haller, Executive Director Middle: Dr. Jeff Kovan, Honorary Memmber Right: Cheryl Gilliam, Former Club President 

Dr. Kovan is a 1983 graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. After graduation, Dr. Kovan attended the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and followed that with a Residency in Family Medicine at St. Lawrence Hospital here in town and later a Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Michigan State.  Dr Kovan has been the Head Team Physician and Director of Sports Medicine at Michigan State since 1995 after a brief stint in Kalamazoo as the Head Primary Care Team Physician for Western Michigan University from 1991-1995.  Dr. Kovan has cared for MSU athletes across all sports for 19 years and this past year became a Team Physician for the United States Olympic Committee and provided medical care to our US athletes at the Paralympic games in Sochi, Russia.  Dr. Kovan is married to his wife Jessica and is blessed to have 3 children,  Brianna (age 22), Sarah (19 and a current MSU soccer player) and Zachary (16 and a recent MSU soccer commit) to keep his life quite full away from the field. He also volunteers at the Playmakers Clinic.


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MSU Varsity S Club
Spartan Way
535 Chestnut Road, Room 276
East Lansing, MI 48824
Office: (517) 355-8523
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