Huffines Institute Staff

Institute Director: Dr. James Carson

Huffines Institute Director: Dr. James Carson
PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Kinesiology & Sport Management, Texas A&M University.

Biography


Institute Associate Director: Dr. Steve Martin

Institute Associate Director of Testing: Dr. Steve Martin
PhD, RCEP, Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Kinesiology & Sport Management, Texas A&M University.
 

Biography


Mr. Dell Billings

Administrative Associate: Brett Henry
Mr. Brett Henry is currently the administrative associate in the Applied Exercise Science Laboratory at the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine & Human Performance. He assists in the coordination of the medical testing program for first responders from the Bryan and College Station police and fire departments, Texas Task Force One, and the Brazos County volunteer fire departments and community. His Texas A&M career began as a Boy Scout, attending Aggie football games at Kyle Field as an usher, showing fans to their reserved seat.  After graduating from Sam Houston State University in Business (’78), he moved to Bryan/College Station to work in the real estate industry for a home builder, Joe Courtney and later in the appraisal business. In 1992, he started a 28 year career in the Texas A&M System with the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) in research administration (26 years), dealing with proposals/contracts/grants for private (US and foreign), state and federal funding source companies/agencies. He worked daily with TAMU professors all over campus and TAMU System Schools – assisting with coordination of business proposal aspects, budgeting/costs, submission to the funding source and grant and contract completion. 


 
Ms. Lauryn Hawkins

Testing Specialist: Ms. Lauryn Hawkins
Lauryn is a 2022 graduate from San Antonio, TX and is currently pursuing her Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology here at A&M. Lauryn has been with the Institute since 2019 and is now the lab testing specialist. 


Ms. Macilynn Coles

Lead Administrative Assistant: Ms. Macilynn Coles
Maci is a 2023 A&M graduate and is also pursuing her Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology here at A&M. She is from Corsicana Texas and has been with the Instituite since the fall of 2020. She is now the Lead Aministrative Assistant. 


Willing DeMott

HHPM Producer: Willing DeMott
Willing is a senior Sport Management major from Fort Worth TX. He has been with the Institute since spring of 2023 and is now a Huffines Human Perfromance Minute producer. 


Student Worker: Dimas Kusuma
Dimas is a sophomore Biomedical Engineering major from Sugar Land, TX. He has been with the Institute since the fall of 2023. 


Julian Urrego

Student Worker: Julian Urrego
Julian is a sophomore Public Health major from Fulshear, TX. He has been with the Institute since spring 2024. 


Alex Blazo

Student Worker: Alex Blazo
Alex is a sophomore Kinesiology major from Belton, TX. He has been with the Institute since spring 2024.