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Portrait of Deann Petitgout

Deann Petitgout, MA

Senior Instructor of Athletic Training,
Department Chair of Compass

Educational Background

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and minor in biology from Clarke College, May 1999

Master of Science in Education in Kinesiology and Physical Education with a specialization in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Northern Illinois University, August 2001

Teaching Philosophy

Each student is unique, and therefore we must do our best to meet the needs of every student. We must prepare students to be life-long learners in an ever-changing world.

‘Live each day to its fullest.’

Deann Petitgout


Courses Taught

  • ATHT 442: Research in Athletic Training
  • GNED 110: Cornerstone I
  • GNED 111: Cornerstone II

Certifications and Memberships

  • Certified Member, National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification, #060002128 (June 2001 – Present)
  • Member, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, #970658 (1997 – Present)
  • Member, Great Lakes Athletic Trainer’s Association (1997 – Present)
  • Member, Illinois Athletic Trainers’ Association, Inc. (1997 – Present)
  • Certified in American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescue and Healthcare Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen, Bloodborne Pathogens Training:PDT, Epinephrine Auto-Injector Training, Asthma Inhaler Training, and First Aid – Responding to Emergencies
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer, State of Iowa, #00226 (August 2000 – present)
  • Certified Athletic Trainer, National Athletic Training Association Board of Certification, #060002128 (August 2000 – present)
  • American Red Cross Instructor of Bloodborne Pathogens (Spring 2004)
  • American Red Cross Instructor of CPR, AED and First Aid (Fall 2001 – December 2006)