|Position:||Assistant Athletic Trainer|
Abby DeDecker recently started working as an Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Football team at the end of Fall 2016. Before that she spent 5 seasons working with the women's soccer program.
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.
After her graduate assistantship at Clemson, 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. In August 2017, the couple welcomed a baby boy by the name of Reece Andrew.