Abby DeDecker is in her third season as an Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Clemson Athletic Department, working primarily with the women's soccer and rowing programs. DeDecker was most recently an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Furman University. Prior to that, she completed a two-year graduate assistantship at Clemson from 2007-09.
The Pennsylvania native completed her undergraduate work at East Carolina in 2006 in Athletic Training, and also earned a teaching certification in health education. After working as a head athletic trainer at a Pennsylvania high school, DeDecker took a position at Clemson as a graduate assistant in 2007, completing a degree in Human Resource Development in 2009.
During that time, she worked with the volleyball team, and was a part of the staff during Clemson's 2007 ACC Championship season. She also assisted in the day-to-day operations of the sports medicine facility, working with 17 athletic teams.
DeDecker joined Furman's staff in 2009, where she was responsible for the volleyball, women's soccer and cross country and track and field programs.
DeDecker is a board-certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and has a South Carolina Athletic Trainer license. She is married to Marc DeDecker and the couple resides in Easley, S.C.