UK native joins team as Account Executive

BOISE, IDAHO (June 14, 2006) – Simon Keeling joins the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League as an Account Executive. His focus with the team will be season ticket sales, group nights, mini-plans, and various operations.

Originally from Doncaster, England, Keeling completed his undergraduate degree in Sports Entertainment and Event Management at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I. “I have an invaluable opportunity here to work with some great individuals within a highly reputable organization. Working with the Stampede will help increase my professional development as I will be able to learn multiple facets of how a sports organization operates at a high level”, said Keeling.

“The Stampede are pleased to bring Simon on board this season. His eagerness and willingness to learn and get the job done will be an asset to the organization and to our fans throughout the Treasure Valley,” said Stampede General Manager Steve Brandes.

The Idaho Stampede will begin its ninth season-of-play in November at Qwest Arena as a member of the NBA Development League. The Stampede are the affiliate of the Utah Jazz and Seattle Supersonics. Individuals and businesses interested in purchasing season tickets or to learn more about the upcoming season, may contact the Idaho Stampede office at 208-388-HOOP (4667) or visit