SRU graduate named sports director at U.S. Army post

John Hamilton, a 2007 Slippery Rock University graduate who earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science, has been named director of sports, fitness and aquatics at Redstone Arsenal, a U.S. Army post near Madison County, Alabama.

Hamilton, who also played soccer at SRU during the 2001-02 season, was previously in charge of the fitness programs at the U.S. Army Garrison in Vicenza, Italy. His career in U.S. Army recreation has taken him to stops in Germany and Arizona.