Reactions to Charlie Spoonhour's Passing
This story originally published on BillikenReport.com
Charlie Spoonhour
Charlie Spoonhour
BillikenReport.com
Posted Feb 1, 2012
Ben Weixlmann


SLU's President, Athletic Director, and head coach react to the news of Charlie Spoonhour's passing.

Lawrence Biondi, S.J.

President

“Charlie Spoonhour was a man of great character and integrity. I will always remember his positive personality, his energetic spirit and his deep devotion to his players. Coach Spoonhour left an indelible mark on our basketball program, on our University and on the City of St. Louis. Spoon was — and forever will be — a Billiken in every sense of the word. We all will miss him.”

Chris May

Director of Athletics

“Charlie Spoonhour was a great Billiken in every sense. His commitment to his student-athletes, the University community and the St. Louis region helped energize the program like none other. Charlie was an unbelievably positive force in the history of our department. We are so proud that he will forever be associated with Billiken Basketball.”

Rick Majerus

Head Men's Basketball Coach

"Charlie Spoonhour will be remembered by his players and fans most of all for his authenticity. He was genuinely a great guy who cared about the players and the people in his life. Charlie was a fantastic coach, a wonderful teacher of the game and a competitor extraordinaire. He was a ‘coaches’ coach,’ and will be missed by one and all."



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