Aaron Malik is in his seventh year as the assistant equipment manager for the Mountaineer football program. He spent the 2009 season as an equipment graduate assistant with the football program.
In his role in the equipment room, Malik coordinates the maintenance and repair of athletic equipment, uniforms and facilities. He also inspects the equipment for defects and assists in the purchase, issuance, storage and accountability of all Nike athletic equipment, footwear and apparel.
Malik spent two years as an equipment intern with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was responsible for daily operations of the equipment room, locker room and practice fields. He also monitored proper usage of NFL Rules in regards to on-field apparel, logos, colors and NFL trademarks.
He served as a student equipment manager for football at WVU from 2003-07, including serving as head manager for two years, and was a ball boy for the Steelers from 2000-02, assisting with practices and various game day duties.
Malik earned his bachelor’s degree in sport management with minors in communications and sport and exercise psychology from West Virginia in 2007.