Director of Athletic Training
Paul Lessard, 53, was hired in November ’15 to be the Director of Athletic Training. He held the Head Athletic Trainer position with Cincinnati Reds (2010-15), Boston Red Sox (2005-09), and the Arizona Diamondbacks (1997-2005). He has an extensive background in collegiate sports, as well as professional sports. He was the Head Athletic Trainer at Holy Cross (1994-97) and Senior Athletic Trainer at Boston University (1988-94). Paul served as a Summer Intern Athletic Trainer for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons in 1985 & ’86, followed by 2 seasons with the New York Yankees affiliate in Fort Lauderdale, FL (1987 & ’88). A native of Stamford, CT, Lessard received an undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Northeastern University. He is a member of NATA, the OATA and ATOM. Lessard’s hobbies include golf and motorcycling. Paul and his wife Lisa have 3 daughters, Anne, Grace and Nicole.