SPOKANE, Wash.--Spokane Hoopfest Association hired Matt Santangelo as its next Executive Director. Santangelo is a former guard for Gonzaga University.
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He will transition into his new duties on April 14 and will work with Hoopfest’s current director Rick Steltenpohl through the 2014 event. Steltenpohl announced he will pursue opportunities to produce basketball and other events throughout the U.S.
Hoopfest 2014 will be the 25th anniversary of the event.