Jan 29, 2015Tedeschi Voted NBA’s Best
Fred Tedeschi, Head Athletic Trainer for the Chicago Bulls, has been named the 2012-13 Joe O’Toole NBA Athletic Trainer of the Year. The award, which Tedeschi also won in 2007, is voted on by the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association, comprised of head and assistant athletic trainers from the league’s 30 teams.
“The membership of the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association have recognized Fred, not only for his outstanding service to the Chicago Bulls, but also for his leadership, commitment and mentoring within our membership itself,” said Casey Smith, Chairman of the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association and head athletic trainer for the Dallas Mavericks told Bulls.com. “We are lucky to count Fred among our ranks and consider him one of our leaders.”
Tedeschi has been with Chicago since 1998 and previously worked as an athletic trainer at the University of California-Berkeley, Vanderbilt University, the San Francisco 49ers, and the U.S. Men’s and Women’s national volleyball teams.