Michael Barnett joined the Louisiana Tech family in June of 2012 and will serve as the assistant equipment manager, assisting with all equipment needs for the Bulldog football team this season.
Before arriving at Louisiana Tech, Michael served as a student football equipment manager for the University of Arizona from 2009 to 2012. Michael was responsible for maintaining equipment for the team, all day-to-day equipment room issues, inventory, pre- and post-game laundry, transporting and setting up equipment for home and away games and aiding the coaches during practices and on game days.
Michael also worked as a camp assistant for the Lute Olson Basketball Camp, Mike Stoops Football Camp, Sean Miller Basketball Camp and the UCLA Basketball Camp.
A native of New City, New York, Michael earned a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Arizona. He currently resides in Ruston.