Tom Bossung enters his 14th year as head athletic trainer for the team and director of the department's athletic training program.
Bossung is entering his 18th year assisting Vanderbilt student-athletes. He first came to campus as a graduate assistant in 1990 and earned a master's degree in health promotion and exercise science in 1992.
After working a year at the Lipscomb Sports Therapy Center and serving two years as the head athletic trainer at Tennessee State, he returned to Vanderbilt in 1995 to work with the men's basketball teams. He moved to the football post in 1999.
Bossung, who received his bachelor's from Indiana State, is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association, and licensed by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners. He was the president of the Southeastern Conference Sports Medicine Committee from 2006-08.
Tom and his wife, Dee Dee, have two children: Ryan, 19; and Sarah, 15.