Tom Bossung enters his 17th year as head athletic trainer for the team and director of the
department's athletic training program.
Bossung enters his 21st year assisting Vanderbilt athletes. He came to campus as a graduate assistant in 1990, earning a master's in health promotion and exercise science in 1992.
After working a year at the Lipscomb Sports Therapy Center and serving two years as head athletic trainer at Tennessee State, he returned to Vanderbilt in 1995 to work with the men's basketball team. 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 Tenn. Board of Medical Examiners.
Bossung served as president of the SEC Sports Medicine Committee from 2006-08.
Tom and his wife, Dee Dee, have two children: Ryan, 22; and Sarah, 18.