Matt Morton enters his fifth season as the Director of Equipment for Peden Stadium. He began working with Ohio athletics and equipment in both the Convocation Center and Peden Stadium as a student in 2005.
Morton manages Ohio's athletic equipment needs for each of Peden Stadium's athletic teams. Working primarily with football, Morton also supervises a staff of 10 graduate and student assistants which works with the field hockey, women's track and field and men's and women's cross country teams in addition to football. Among Morton's responsibilities are the bidding and ordering of equipment, management of inventory, maintenance, repair, fitting, and cleaning of all athletic equipment and apparel housed in Peden Stadium. Morton is also responsible for all football attire, footwear, protective equipment, on-field practice equipment, and gameday locker room set up and operation.
He and his staff also coordinate and oversee the transportation of game day equipment and supplies for all of the Bobcats' road contests. Prior to beginning his current post with Ohio football, he worked for a brief time at with Adena Health System in his hometown of Chillicothe, Ohio. Morton is an Ohio University graduate with a degree in Health Services Administration. Morton is a certified equipment manager and member of the Athletic Equipment Manager's Association (AEMA) and resides in Athens.