ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — On Tuesday the Meigs Local School District hired Steven Wood as the new Athletic Director.
“I’ve worked with the athletic department for the last seven years,” Wood said. “I had the opportunity and decided that it was a good time for a change in my career. I’m looking forward to leading our coaches and our athletic department in the future.”
Wood, a 1992 graduate of Meigs High School, has been employed by the school district since 2007. Wood spent four years as the head softball coach at MHS and led the Lady Marauders to a league title. Wood was also an assistant softball coach on two league title teams.
“I signed a two-year contract, but I hope to make this into a long-term thing,” said Wood. “I graduated from here and I’ve lived here all of my life. This is my home, I’m not going anywhere and hopefully that’s the way things work out.”
Wood earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Rio Grande in 1999, and earned his first master’s degree from URG in 2004. Last year Wood earned a master’s degree in administration from Rio Grande.
In addition to teaching at both Meigs Elementary, Wood has also served as the public address announcer for the Marauders basketball teams and worked has worked with the Marauders’ football broadcasts.
Alex Hawley can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2100.