Kathy DiSilvestri is currently in her 16th year at Wheaton and 12th as associate athletic trainer in 2018-19. After serving three years as the assistant athletic trainer, DiSilvestri was promoted to her current position in 2006.
DiSilvestri came to Wheaton after spending a year at South County Physical Therapy in Auburn. In addition to serving as a physical therapy aide at South County, she assumed duties as the athletic trainer at Shrewsbury High School.
At South County, DiSilvestri collaborated on development and implementation of the agility, strength and conditioning program and the ACL prevention program. At Shrewsbury High, she was responsible for documentation of injuries and rehabilitation, managing the athletic training supply budget and coordinating training coverage for athletic contests.
Prior to South County, DiSilvestri served as a customer service representative for Byram Healthcare in Worcester. She was also involved in customer service at Collins Surgical in nearby Brockton from 2000-02.
DiSilvestri started her work in athletic training at Bridgewater State College, where she served as a student athletic trainer. At Bridgewater State, she worked with several varsity teams, including clinical rotations with baseball, men's soccer, softball, women's track & field and wrestling.
DiSilvestri is a 2001 graduate of Bridgewater State, earning a bachelor's degree in physical education with a concentration in athletic training. Serving as one of Bridgewater State's student athletic trainers from 1998-2001, she also had off-site rotations at Durfee and Stoughton high schools.