Steve Bushee is entering his 30th year as a member of the Boston College Sports Medicine staff and is entering his 15th year directing BC's Sports Medicine. He was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director/Sports Medicine in 1999.
The Lebanon, N.H., native is a 1981 graduate of Colgate University where he majored in biology. Bushee earned a master's degree in higher education administration from Boston College in 1994.
In May 2001, Colgate honored him with the naming of the Steve Bushee Award, which will be given annually to the Colgate student athletic trainer who demonstrates dedication and expertise in the care of student-athletes.
Bushee works with the Eagle football team throughout the year, taking an active role in pre-season practice, the fall season, winter conditioning and spring practice. He also tends to the medical needs of BC's skiing and sailing teams.
In addition to standard sports medicine duties, Steve handles the administration of athletic insurance, athletic educational programming; oversees the department's drug testing program; and is a staff liaison with outside medical providers.
During his first four years at the Heights, Bushee was the head athletic trainer for the Eagles' ice hockey team, but has been working with the football program since 1988.
Steve and his wife, Laura, are the parents of two children: Joseph, a Boston College senior, and Elisa, a sophomore at Boston College. The Bushee family resides in Wayland.