Atlantic City Arena Football Team to Hold Open Tryouts
The new Atlantic City Arena Football franchise has yet to decide on a nickname for the 2019 season but they have decided on a time and date for open tryouts. According to AtlanticCityAfl.com the franchise will hold open tryouts on Saturday, March 30th at Virtua Total Turf Experience located at 614 Lambs Road, Pitman, New Jersey. Registration begins at 8 AM with stretching getting underway at 9 AM.
Players will be tested on their 40-yard dash time and short shuttle with other position-specific drills and one-on-ones to follow. Please bring appropriate workout gear and shoes/cleats. Testing will take place on field turf - no metal cleats are permitted. All positions will be evaluated in tryouts- QB, WR, FB, DB, LB, DL & OL and K. A trainer will be on hand for emergencies only - not for player taping.
“We know that there is outstanding talent in the South Jersey market, and we encourage those who want to continue their dream of playing professional football to come and tryout for our new franchise in Atlantic City,” said Jaworski. “We would love to have local talent represented when we take the field for our inaugural home game at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on Saturday, May 4.”
“Open tryouts are a valuable tool to get a look at athletes wanting to play professional football,” saidJames. “We are serious about evaluating players to make our inaugural roster in Atlantic City and look forward to finding quality football players for our team.”
.A pre-registration fee of $65 will be issued to potential recruits. Registration after that time and the day of will require an application fee of $80. More information including what is included can be found at AtlanticCityAfl.com.
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