|Title:||Director of Sports Information and Athletic Facilities Operations|
Jean Hazelwood is the Director of Sports Information and Athletic Facility Operations at Sweet Briar College. Hazelwood's facility duties include managing the 53,000 square foot Fitness and Athletic Center along with the Daisy Williams Gymnasium and all outdoor facilities. In July 2011, Hazelwood was appointed Sports Information Director.
Sports Information Director responsibilities include maintaining the vixenathletics.com website, managing Vixen Athletics Social Media, conducting NCAA and ODAC statistical reporting and serving as the athletic department liaison with the Sweet Briar College office of Media, Marketing and Communication.
Hazelwood is a 1998 graduate of Randolph College, formerly Randolph-Macon Woman's College (Lynchburg, Va.) where she was a member of both the WildCat varsity soccer and basketball teams. During her senior year, Hazelwood held an internship in the WildCat Sports Information office. After R-MWC, Hazelwood earned her master's of education in health and physical education with a focus on sports management from East Stroudsburg University (East Stroudsburg, Pa.).
Hazelwood has fifteen years of experience in the sports management field. Upon finishing graduate work at ESU, she worked at Brown University (Providence, R.I.) as an event manager and compliance intern for the university's varsity athletic department. At the conclusion of the Ivy League internship, Hazelwood returned to her alma mater where she assisted the WildCat basketball, field hockey and soccer teams. From Lynchburg, Va. Hazelwood was hired as a facility manager by Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) where she assisted in the daily operation of the athletic facilities and managed game day operations for 25 varsity sports. Also while at Vassar, Hazelwood was an assistant basketball coach for the Brewers.
Prior to her start at Sweet Briar College, Hazelwood directed athletic facility operations at Randolph College.
Outside of her sports information and athletic facility
position, Hazelwood volunteers her time as the advisor to the Sweet
Briar cross country club. She is also a member of the
Virginia Sports Information Directors and the College Sports Information Directors of America