Tom Bossung enters his 19th year as head athletic trainer for the team and director of the department’s athletic training program. In 2014, he was promoted to Assistant Athletics Director/Sports Medicine.
Bossung enters his 23rd year assisting Vanderbilt athletes. He came to campus as a graduate assistant in 1990, earning 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 head athletic trainer at Tennessee State, he returned to Vanderbilt in 1995 to work with men’s basketball. 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.
Bossung served as president of the SEC Sports Medicine Committee from 2006-08, and has served as an ATC medical staffer for the NFL since 2015.
Tom and his wife, Dee Dee, have two children, Ryan and Sarah.