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Ross leaves Hampton for Old Dominion

July 10, 2007

NORFOLK, VA—Jamar Ross, who has servved as the sports information director at Hampton University the past five years, has been named Associate Sports Information Director at Old Dominion University. Ross will serve as the primary media contact for the ODU football program which will kick-off in 2009.

Jamar Ross

While at Hampton Ross served on the Governance and Commitment to Rules Compliance Subcommittee for Hampton's NCAA Recertification Self Study and recently was selected to the NCAA Leadership Institute for Ethnic Minority Males and Females.

Ross also served as Sports Information Director at Winston-Salem State University in 2001-02, was the assistant SID at Hampton 2000-01, and completed a post graduate internship at Southern Illinois University in 2000. He also served as a press room attendant at the men's NCAA Basketball Tournaments in 1997 and 2000.

Ross graduated cum laude from Winston-Salem State University with a degree in sports management in 1999, and is currently working towards a Master's degree in sports administration at Old Dominion. He is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America, Black College Sports Information Directors Association and the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators.

He will begin working at ODU July 25th.


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