Randy Deere is a retired professor and program coordinator for the Graduate Sport Administration Program Athletic Administration Concentration at Western Kentucky University.
Deere received his doctor of arts from Middle Tennessee State University in 1992, master of arts from Austin Peay State University in 1979, and a bachelor of science from Middle Tennessee State University in 1978.
Deere spent 14 years as a collegiate athletic trainer before moving into university teaching. His research interest focuses on online instructional pedagogy.
Deere received the W. H. Mustaine Distinguished Service Award from the Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAHPERD) in 2007, the University PE Teacher of the Year award from KAHERD in 1998, and the WKU Faculty Service Award for the College of Health and Human Service in 2004.
Deere has numerous national publications and presentations and served as KAHPERD Journal editor from 1993 until 2008. Additionally, Deere has served as a reviewer for Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams and Wilkins and created the PowerPoint supplements for Applied Sports Medicine for Coaches in 2009.
He served as a Doping Control Officer for the United States Anti-Doping Agency from 2002 until 2008.