After ending his tenure as the head coach of the Ohio State football team, Urban Meyer will not be finished with his role in Ohio State athletics.
On. Jan. 2, Meyer will take the position of assistant athletic director at the university, helping oversee the 36 sports at Ohio State. Meyer’s roles as assistant athletic director have not been specified.
According to Doug Lesmeises of The Plain Dealer, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said Meyer will develop other coaches in the university’s athletic department and he will help in raising money for the university. The article also states Smith said Meyer will be on the field during football games.
Ohio State announced Thursday Meyer would also teach a class as a part of the Fisher College of Business on leadership and character.
Meyer will coach his final game for Ohio State on Jan. 1 when the Buckeyes take on Washington in the Rose Bowl.