Aaron Alford, an assistant coach with the University of Utah football program from 2007-2010, died of an apparent heart attack Monday morning in Park City. He was 39.
New Beginnings Behavioral Treatment Agency, where Alford worked as an executive director, confirmed his death. Park City Police Department Capt. Phil Kirk said the department responded to a medical assist at the Park City School District offices about 10 a.m.
Kirk said there was nothing suspicious about the call, adding it looked like a district employee with some medical issues.Alford, who was heading into the season as an assistant head football coach with the Park City High School football program, also recently was hired as the school's new athletic director.