John Saingtignon, who once led the entire nation in scoring while in college, and who has coached in professional leagues around the world, has accepted the Head Coaching position for the Culiacan Cabelleros in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Saintignon led the country while playing at the University of California, Santa Cruz and later went on to coaching positions at Oregon State, and among other coaching stops, he coached the pro team in the Kingdon of Bahrain. This new position is actualy a return to Culiacan as Saintignon previouslu coached there several years ago.
Saintignon is also an in-demand public speaker as he continuously gets invites to speak and hold motivational talks around the world, including China, Croatia, Italy, Israel and other countries.
"This is a very exciting opportunity for John. John is a world traveler and he loves basketball, and is drawn to opportunities all over. The city of Culiacan is getting a great leader, which they know from his previoys stint there. Culiacan is a great city to coach and play in. Basketball is a big deal down there so it is going to be a great environment."
- Earnest Harris, Manager
Saintignon is also finishing up a new book that should be available soon.