Doug Calland, a member of the Ohio State athletic training staff since 1995, serves as co-head trainer for the Buckeyes and is in charge of overseeing the football program and all aspects of athletic training in the Woody Hayes Athletics Center.
Calland is from Columbus and is a graduate of Whetstone High School. He graduated from Ohio State in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in physical education. As an undergraduate, he spent four years on the training staff working with a variety of sports, including football.
Prior to his graduation from OSU, Calland served as the head trainer for the Pittsburgh Pirates Rookie League team in Bradenton, Fla.
Following his graduation from Ohio State, Calland was a graduate assistant trainer for two years at Oklahoma State University. While there, he worked with the wrestling program and assisted with football. He earned his master's degree in educational administration from Oklahoma State in 1983.
Immediately after graduation, Calland went to work at the University of Washington as an assistant trainer, working primarily with football and men's basketball. In 1994, he was promoted to assistant head trainer. While he was at Washington, the Huskies played in three Rose Bowls and captured the 1991 national championship.
Calland returned to Ohio State in 1995 to work with the football team. He has had oversight of the football program since 2000 and was named to his present position of Co-Head Trainer in 2005.
Calland is a member National Athletic Trainers Association and the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association. He serves on the NATA's National Awards and Honors Committee.
In addition to his duties with Athletics, Calland is a clinical course instructor in Ohio State's school of Allied Medical Professions.
Doug and his wife, Natalie, who works in the Ohio State Business Office and coordinates travel for many of the Buckeye teams, including football, have two sons, Brandon and Ryan, and a daughter, Alyssa.