HOOVER, Ala. — The restructuring of the Arkansas athletic department took another turn Thursday as the university announced veteran director of athletic training Dean Weber was granted a reassignment within the department.
Weber, who served as head trainer for 35 years, will oversee equipment operations for Arkansas’ 19 sports, as well as continue in his role as the administrator of the department’s drug testing program.
“Someone told me today, ‘ Dean, this is proof that hell can freeze over, ’” Weber said with a laugh. “I’m tickled to death with it. I’ve thought about this for the last several years, that I wanted to pursue something else. This was part of the plan I had. [read more]