A.J. Lukjanczuk arrived at Charlotte in the summer of 2012 as the Head Football Athletic Trainer. In this role, he oversaw the operation of all things related to athletic training of the Charlotte football program. In the summer of 2013 in addition to being the Head Football Athletic Trainer, AJ became the Director of Athletic Training overseeing the staff of 12 athletic trainers.
A.J. came to Charlotte after serving as Associate Athletic Trainer (Head Football) at Elon University for seven years. He oversaw all athletic training duties for the Phoenix program, Men's and Women's Golf teams while also serving as an Approved Clinical Instructor in an outreach athletic training curriculum. During the spring of 2005, A.J. worked as an assistant athletic trainer for the Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe. In 2003-04, A.J. served as a seasonal intern for the NFL's New York Jets.
He earned a Masters of Education in Sports Administration from Northwestern State University in Louisiana in 2004 with a research focus in Hydration Management in Football summer training camp. While at NSU, he was a graduate assistant athletic trainer responsible for the care and prevention of injuries for the Football and Men's Basketball team. A.J. graduated Elon University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training.
Originally from Milltown, N.J., he resides in Indian Trail, NC with his wife Shelley and their 1 year old daughter Katherine. In his free time, A.J. is an avid golfer, enjoys watching sports and spending time with family and friends.
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Football parking permits for FSL Account Holders are on sale now for the 2018 season. FSL Account Holders can find a football parking map and annual giving requirements at www.charlotte49ers.com/gamedayinfo. To purchase a permit, please contact the Athletic Foundation at (704) 687-4950.
Green CRI 1, Green CRI 1A and Green CRI 2A are sold out. Two spaces remain in Orange CRI Rooftop
If you wish to make a contribution to the Annual Giving Campaign or Let Me Play (fundraiser for women's athletics), you can do so online or by calling the Athletic Foundation at (704) 687-1047/4950.
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