Special to the Journal
ALBANY, GA – The Albany Panthers have announced that the team will be holding open tryouts for all positions at the practice field behind Albany High School located at 801 W. Residence Avenue in Albany, GA on Saturday, October 12th and in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, October 19th at One Touch Soccer, 3200 Atlanta Industrial Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30331.
Tryout Dates: October 12th (Albany, GA) and October 19th (Atlanta, GA)
Registration: 12:00 p.m.
Testing Starts: 1:00 p.m.
Registration Fees: $50.00 (Money due at registration, cash or money orders only) $40.00 in advance Money Order only. Mail information form and money order to: Albany Panthers, P.O. Box 72153, Albany, GA 31708
This is an opportunity for players to showcase their talents and skills in front of Head Coach Lucious Davis and his coaching staff to earn a spot on the 2014 Albany Panthers Roster. Open roster spots for the upcoming season are available. Two contracts were offered at Fall tryouts last season.
Albany Panthers games have been broadcasted on the ABC Network Affiliate. This exposure provides opportunities for players to showcase their skills to television audiences.
“For the Panthers to be successful, the team needs to have a solid representation from all areas. The State of Georgia is a gold mine when it comes to talented football players,” said Albany Panthers General Manager Will Carter. “It is important to turn over every stone to try and find those hidden gems.”
Players will be evaluated in the following:
• 40 yard dash
• 20 yard shuttle
• Broad jump
• Position drills
For more information, call 229.435.1230 or visit www.albanypanthers.net.
The Albany Panthers are proud founding members of the Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL). All home games are played on Phoebe Field at the Albany James H. Gray Civic Center located in Albany, GA. 2014 Season Ticket information is available by contacting the Albany Panthers offices at (229) 435-1230.