|Position:||University of Nebraska Athletics|
|Other Position:||Assistant Athletic Trainer, MS, ATC|
Patrick Spieldenner joined the Nebraska Athletic Department as an assistant football athletic trainer in July of 2007. Spieldenner assists with all aspects of the athletic medicine efforts for the football team, including year-round preventive care, immediate care for injured athletes at practice and games and the reconditioning of injured athletes.
Spieldenner came to Nebraska from the University of New Mexico, where he was the head athletic trainer for men's soccer and an assistant athletic trainer for football. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with his master's degree in physical education with an emphasis in sports administration in December of 2006. He earned his bachelor's degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training from San Diego State in 2004, where he spent more than three years as a student athletic trainer.
Outside of collegiate sports, Spieldenner spent season-long appointments with the NBA-D League's Albuquerque Thunderbirds and the NFL Europe's Rhein Fire, as well as season and summer internships with the NFL's San Diego Chargers.
Spieldenner, who is married to the former Lianna Shupe, is originally from Northern California.