|The Tampa Bay Storm is pleased to announce it will hold an open tryout Saturday, November 3 at Mountain View High School (Lawrenceville, GA) with registration beginning at 8:00 AM and testing starting promptly at 9:00 AM.
This one-day tryout is open to interested players. All participants are competing to earn the opportunity to sign a professional contract with the Storm. Former open tryout players who have played for the Storm include Hank Edwards, Michael Lindsey, as well as, AFL Hall of Famers Stevie Thomas and George LaFrance.
The camp will be directed by Storm head coach Dave Ewart. The coaching staff will evaluate players in combine exercises such as the 40-yard dash, 20-yard short shuttle and 20-yard L-drill as well as have their height weight and wing span recorded. Immediately following the testing participants will participate in position and one-on-one drills.
Interested players are encouraged to pre-register at www.tampabaystorm.com. Payment is $60 for those who register early and on-line. Pre-registration ends at noon on Wednesday, October 31.
Players can also register at Mountain View H.S. the morning of the open tryout. Payment is $70 for those that register the day of the open tryout. Payment must be made by cash or money order.
Mountain View H.S. is located at 2351 Sunny Hill Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043.
* The tryout will be conducted on grass (attendees should bring cleats)
* Water will be provided
* First-aid will be available – trainer is not available for taping
* This is a non-contact camp, no need for shoulder pads or helmets.
* Players must be older than 19 and completed high school eligibility
* Must bring a form of I.D.
* Kickers will not be evaluated at the end of the tryout