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Brian Santiago featured at June 11 BYU devotional

Brian Santiago, senior associate athletic director at Brigham Young University, will give an address titled "Safely on The Lord’s Side" at the campus devotional Tuesday, June 11, at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium. 

The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and online at byutv.org. Rebroadcast information can be found through byutv.org/schedule. Archived devotionals are available at speeches.byu.edu.

Spring term devotionals will also be broadcast on campus at W-112 Ezra Taft Benson Building, 250 Spencer W. Kimball Tower and the Wilkinson Student Center Varsity Theatre.

Santiago oversees administrative game management at BYU for football and basketball, and administers the basketball, baseball, men's volleyball, softball, track, cross country, golf, and the strength and conditioning complex. He also oversees sports medicine, championship hosting, the athletic car dealership program and department tickets. Previously, he handled basketball operations for four years as Steve Cleveland's assistant.

A graduate of Provo High in 1988, Santiago was part of its 1987 state basketball championship team. After high school, he played at UVSC where he was All-Conference and All-Region in basketball and baseball. He then went on to play at Fresno State where he led the WAC in assists and three-point shooting percentage – finishing second in the nation from the three-point arc at 50 percent.

Following college, Santiago spent three years playing professional basketball for the Arecibo Capitanes of the Puerto Rican Superior League. He was also named to the pre-selection Olympic team for Puerto Rico. His brothers, Kevin and Mark, played basketball for BYU.

Santiago earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Fresno State in 1995, and then received his MBA from BYU's Marriott School of Management in 2001.

For more information, contact Brian Santiago, (801) 422-9059, brian_santiago@byu.edu.

Writer: Hwa Lee

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