BLACKSBURG, VA (WVVA) The Virginia Tech Hokies will have a new defensive leader following the end of the 2019 season. On Sunday, Head Coach Justin Fuente announced Justin Hamilton will be the new defensive coordinator.
Hamilton, a native of Dickenson County Virginia, played under Frank Beamer and Bud Foster from 2002-2005. In his announcement, Fuente says that Coach Foster pushed for Hamilton to be the one to fill his position.
"Coach Foster has reiterated to me on several occasions that Justin is ready for his next step in his coaching career," says Fuente. "I feel the same way and am convinced he's exactly the right fit for this role at Virginia Tech."