Athletics

Athletic Training Staff


Tom Bossung, MED, ATC - Head Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.322.4119
Started at Vanderbilt: 1995
Sports Coverage: Football and Women's Golf
Undergraduate School: Indiana State University
Graduate School: Vanderbilt University
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Meeting coach John Wooden on a basketball trip to UCLA.
Family: Tom lives in Nashville with his wife DeeDee, son Ryan, and daughter Sarah.


Tracy Campbell, MSA, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.322.7326
Started at Vanderbilt: Summer 2008
Sports Coverage: Swimming/Diving and Football
Undergraduate School: James Madison University
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Sitting in the dugout at a James Madison Baseball game and receiving a phone call about the job offer from Vanderbilt.


Shannon Gordon, MS, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.322.8769
Started at Vanderbilt: Fall 2006
Sports Coverage: Men's Basketball and Cheerleading
Undergraduate School: Indiana State University
Graduate School: Indiana University
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Making the NCAA Tournament in Men's Basketball in 2004 at Ohio U.
Family: Shannon lives in Nashville with his wife, Kara.


Chris Ham, MSA, ATC, CES - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.343.5744
Started at Vanderbilt: 2007
Sports Coverage: Baseball
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois
Graduate School: Belmont University
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Standing in the Illinois football huddle at Wisconsin and seeing all the fans in the stadium dance to "Jump Around" at the start of the 4th quarter.
Family: Chris resides in Nashville with his wife, Stephanie.


Michele Loftis, MA, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.322.8003
Started at Vanderbilt: 2004
Sports Coverage: W. Basketball, M. Golf, Bowling
Undergraduate School: University of Nebraska - Omaha
Graduate School: University of Idaho
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Passing the NATA Certification Examination on the first time.
Family: Michele is single and resides in Nashville.


Daniel MacLea IV, MSA, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.322.7326
Started at Vanderbilt: Summer 2008
Sports Coverage: Women's Lacrosse and Football
Undergraduate School: The University of South Florida
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Winning at Auburn on my first football away game as a student athletic trainer at the University of South Florida.


Mollie Malone, MED, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.343.7762
Started at Vanderbilt: 1992
Sports Coverage: Track and Field
Undergraduate School: University of South Alabama
Graduate School: Vanderbilt University
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Working the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Ga.
Family: Mollie resides in Nashville with her husband, Michael, daughter, Mia, and son Mason.


Sara Melby, MA, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.343.2593
Started at Vanderbilt: Fall 2006
Sports Coverage: Women's Soccer and Men's Tennis
Undergraduate School: U. of North Dakota
Graduate School: Marshall University
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Reading a quote from a former athlete recognizing the treatment that I provided made her successful.
Family: Sara is single and lives in Nashville.


Justin Wenzel, MS, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.343.7763
Started at Vanderbilt: Fall 2005
Sports Coverage: Football, Women's Tennis
Undergraduate School: Grand Valley State University
Graduate School: Furman University 
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Winning the Southern Conference Baseball Championship in 2005.
Family: Justin Wenzel is married and resides in Nashville.


Kerry Wilbar, MEd, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office Phone: 615.343.5774
Started at Vanderbilt: 2007
Sports Coverage: Football
Undergraduate School: University of Miami-Florida
Graduate School: Temple University
Most Memorable Moment in Athletic Training: Watching an athlete under my care return to play after an extremely long and difficult rehab.
Family: Kerry is single and resides in Nashville

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