“Tech is such a great place and the people here are committed to building something special and lifelong for our students. With its storied history, I feel like I can feel and visualize the nostalgia. Tech is the most unique school in Indy and has tremendous potential, and I’m truly excited and look forward to the many opportunities that lie ahead for us.” – Ed Buford
IPS Athletics is thrilled to announce that Mr. Edward Buford has been named Director of Athletics at Arsenal Technical High School.
Ed comes into the position with a wealth of athletic administration experiences having served in numerous athletic department roles in Indianapolis. Most recently, he served as the full-time assistant athletic director at George Washington High School under renowned former Indiana All-Star and current athletic director, Scott Hicks. Prior to that, Ed worked at Arsenal Tech as a College and Careers professional and has taught PE/Health and English/Language Arts, in addition to coaching a number of sports at the high school level.
Ed played both football and basketball collegiately and is a proud advocate for HBCUs having earned his bachelor’s degree in Facilities Management from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Ed also holds a master’s degree in Athletic Administration, is nationally recognized as a Certified Athletic Administrator, and is currently pursuing further licensures and certifications. Ed is excited to begin his tenure at Tech and is looking forward to leading the effort to building a revered and highly competitive athletics program that develops student athletes on the field of play and in the classroom.