Chris Hauler joined the Arkansas staff in August of 2008 as an assistant athletic trainer for football.
Hauler is responsible for assisting the head athletic trainer in the prevention, treatment, emergency care and rehabilitation of the football student athletes. He also assists in the development of policies and procedures of the department. In addition to these responsibilities he serves as the lead contact for purchasing and procurement of supplies and equipment for the sports medicine department athletic training staff.
Previous to his time with the University of Arkansas he has experience in both the NFL and the Arena Football League.
From January 2008 through July 2008 he served as the head athletic trainer for the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League during their inaugural season in Cleveland. This experience required him to develop protocols and implement all aspects of medical care including physician appointments, maintaining inventory, supervising staff as well as effectively communicating daily with coaches and management.
Prior to beginning his time with the Cleveland Gladiators he was on the staff as a seasonal intern athletic trainer for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars during the 2007 season. Duties included assisting the full time athletic training staff in all aspects that effect the athletes daily from a medical perspective including facility and inventory maintenance, field and travel preparation, assisting in daily treatments as well as primarily responsible for the treatments of athletes unable to travel due to injury.
During the summer of 2004, he served as a pre-season intern athletic trainer for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons. He assisted the staff with treatments, inventory, and field setup.
Chris began his educational career as a student at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI during the 2000-2001 academic year. Following this first year he transferred to Miami University in Oxford, OH where he entered the athletic training program and assisted with various sports during his time. In December of 2004 he graduated with a bachelor’s of Science degree in education and athletic training.
In May of 2005 Chris began a graduate assistantship position at Auburn University where he was assigned dual sports. He assisted the football team during the 2005 and 2006 seasons along with being the primary athletic trainer for the equestrian team.
While completing his master’s degree, he also worked as a certified athletic trainer at The Orthopedic Clinic in Opelika, AL. He provided outreach athletic training services to the surrounding high schools covering such events as football, basketball and softball.
He resides in Fayetteville, AR and is married to the former Tiffani Loggins. They have a daughter Brynleigh and a son Beckett.