Pat Deedy was hired as Southern Vermont College's head athletic trainer in January 2018.
Deedy came to SVC with a familiarity of the Green Mountain State after spending the 2016-17 academic year at Castleton University as the Spartans’ Assistant Athletic Trainer. The head Southern Vermont ATC oversees athletic training operations for all 12 of the College’s varsity programs. He also supervises and works with SVC Assistant Athletic Trainer Becca Swart—a 2016 recipient of Castleton’s Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree.
Prior to working at Castleton, Deedy was a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at the State University of New York at Cortland from August 2014-June 2016 while garnering his Master of Science in Exercise Science degree. Before graduating from Cortland in May 2016, Deedy was an instructor at the school for a Responding to Emergencies lab during the Spring 2015 semester.
Additionally, Deedy collected teaching experience at Marist College in the 2013-14 academic year when he was a senior in the institution’s Athletic Training program; he graduated with his bachelor’s from Marist in May 2014 while also receiving a minor in Psychology.
Deedy has been a certified athletic trainer since April 2014 and has held a Vermont athletic training license since July 2016. He became a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association, and the Massachusetts Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2012 before garnering membership to the Vermont Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2016.
Outside of athletic training, Deedy enjoys being outdoors and staying active. He is an avid runner, skier, biker, and hiker. He was a four-year member of the cross country and track programs at his alma mater and is currently training for marathons.