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Meola Hires Former MLS All-Star, U-17 Staffer Jim Rooney as Top Assistant Coach

November 25, 2015 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Newly named Jacksonville Armada FC head coach and technical director Tony Meola started putting the pieces of his coaching staff in place on Wednesday with the addition of former MLS all-star and U.S. U-17 National Team assistant Jim Rooney. Rooney, who will serve as Meola's top assistant coach, was an assistant for Richie Williams - a former teammate of Meola's at the University of Virginia and U.S. Men's National Team - since 2012 for the U-17 National Team. Prior to... Full Story

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All-Arena Defensive Lineman Joe Sykes returns to Sharks

November 25, 2015 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced Wednesday that Defensive Lineman Trumaine "Joe" Sykes has been assigned to the Jacksonville roster. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 33-year-old Sykes (6'5", 290) joined Jacksonville in 2015 and put together one of the most dominant individual seasons in AFL history combining for 18.5 sacks (an AFL single season record), 31 solo tackles, 16 assisted tackles and 10 forced fumbles. Proving to be one of the most disruptiv... Full Story

Sharks Add Rookie Defensive Lineman Donnie Owens

November 25, 2015 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced Tuesday that defensive lineman Donnie Owens has been assigned to the Jacksonville roster. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 24-year-old Owens (6'3", 315) attended Coastal Carolina University, where he redshirted his freshman season and later transferred to Winston-Salem State. Owens in 2012 was named Second-Team All CIAA combining for 62 tackles, 10.5 tackles for a loss, seven sacks and one fumble recovery. In 2013 Owen... Full Story

Legendary U.S. Soccer HOF Goalkeeper Tony Meola Hired as Armada FC Head Coach, Technical Director

November 24, 2015 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville Armada FC owner and CEO Mark Frisch announced on Tuesday the hiring of legendary former U.S. Men's National Team and MLS goalkeeper Tony Meola as the club's new head coach and technical director. Meola, who was inducted in the U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame in 2012, takes over an Armada FC club that finished 8-7-15 (W-D-L) overall in its inaugural season in the North American Soccer League, good for an 11th-place combined finish. "In speaking with Tony, it bec... Full Story

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