Roach named IUP interim athletic director

SLIPPERY ROCK, PA - Steve Roach, who earned a master's degree in sports management from Slippery Rock University in 2005, was appointed to serve as the interim athletic director at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His appointment was effective Jan. 10.

Roach, who was in his second full year as the associate director, is a 2001 alumnus of IUP. He joined IUP in February 2013 after spending more than five years in the same capacity at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

In his former role, he had been directing all aspects of NCAA and PSAC rules compliance with the IUP Crimson Hawks and was directly responsible for all education programs, forms and documents required for national and conference membership.

Roach earned his bachelor's degree in criminology and has a post bachelor of science degree in sport management from California University of Pennsylvania.