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Martinez becomes youngest General Manager in professional sports history

July 23, 2004 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Central Valley Coyotes News Release

(Fresno, CA) – Anthony Martinez has been promoted to General Manager for the Central Valley Coyotes, the Tachi-Yokut Tribe, the team’s ownership group, announced today. Martinez now becomes the youngest General Manager in professional sports history.

“I’m honored that the Tachi-Yokut Tribe has given me this opportunity and has placed their confidence in me to get this job done,” said Martinez. “I think we have a great foundation here in the Central Valley and we have one of the best crowds in the entire arenafootball2 league. I will do the best of my ability to make this organization one of the premier franchises in the af2.”

Martinez, 23, had served as director of public relations since joining the organization in January 2003. He has also been instrumental in securing corporate sponsorships, handling ticket sales, community relations and operations. He will also continue to serve as director of public director for the remainder of the season.

A native of Covina, CA, Martinez began his professional career with the Washington Redskins of the NFL in 2002. He served as a public relations intern and had the opportunity to also help out in the public relations department at Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego, CA.

For further information Martinez can be reached at the Coyotes office at 559-498-1182.


Kids under 14 will be able to get into the final Coyotes home games with a purchase of a paid adult. For more information please contact the Selland Arena box office at (559) 498-1182


For ticket information and purchases please call the Selland Arena box office at (559) 621-4700 or purchase tickets online at

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