Fighting Hawks Sports Partnerships

 UND Athletics (UND) and Ralph Engelstad Arena (REA) formally announced Wednesday, May 19, 2022 that the two entities are joining together to introduce Fighting Hawks Sports Partnerships, an in-house enterprise that will manage all corporate sponsorships for both UND and REA, effective immediately.

Full release: Fighting Hawks Sports Partnerships.pdf

Tony Goldenstein will lead the efforts of Fighting Hawk Sports Partnerships as the Director of the new in-house enterprise. Most recently, Goldenstein was General Manager for Learfield at UND. Goldenstein will remain in Grand Forks to manage this new joint effort on behalf of UND and REA.

Ron Hanson will join Goldenstein on the Fighting Hawk Sports Partnerships team as Account Executive. Hanson has been instrumental as an Account Executive at REA and has been involved with managing corporate relationships for the Arena for the better part of the last 20 years.

For more information on Fighting Hawk Sports Partnerships, please contact Bill Chaves, Director of Athletics (UND) at (701) 777-2234 or Jody Hodgson, General Manager (REA) at (701) 777-6633.