MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — The athletic director position at Dakota Wesleyan University will stay in the family.

The Mitchell school has promoted associate athletic director Jon Hart to the AD position. The 27-year-old will succeed his father, Curt Hart, who is retiring after seven years of leading the Mitchell school's athletics department.

Curt Hart is stepping down at the end of May, and Jon Hart will assume the AD duties June 1.

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