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Fayetteville Woodpeckers hire new Stadium Operations Director

By Staff Report, posted 3 weeks ago
Chappell

After joining the Houston Astros organization in May 2021, MATT CHAPPELL has been hired as the director of stadium operations for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers. As the director, Chappell is in charge of the general upkeep of the facility, game operations, janitorial and event security.

Prior to joining the Woodpeckers, Matt worked as a graduate assistant at East Carolina University in the operations department. While there Chappell also gained experience in athletic maintenance and game operations for softball, football, and basketball programs.

“I’d like to thank the Houston Astros for their trust and I’m excited to continue working with this amazing organization,” said Chappell. Chappell received both his bachelor's degree in business management and masters in sports management from East Carolina.
Originally from Hertford, North Carolina, Chappell enjoys spending time outdoors and with his friends and family.

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