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Alabama Hammers Announce PIFL Open Tryouts

January 23, 2013 - Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL) - Alabama Hammers News Release

The Alabama Hammers will hold a free agent open tryout on Saturday, February 16th at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, AL to launch the start of their 2013 Professional Indoor Football League campaign.

This tryout will be the last by the Hammers and recently hired Head Coach Dean Cokinos, who returns to Huntsville (where he won af2 championship with the Tennessee Valley Vipers of the af2) after a two year stint as the head man for the Georgia Force of the AFL. Cokinos has a strong reputation for finding and developing players. He has helped dozens of players move up to the NFL and CFL ranks while serving as a coach in the AFL and af2, as well as working in player personnel evaluating arena/indoor players for the Tennessee Titans. "We're in a talent rich region and hope to find some quality players who can contribute to our organization. We want tough, hardworking players and this will be one more chance for potential candidates to showcase their abilities. We are looking to sign a few more players heading into camp." said Cokinos.

Hammers Tryout Info:

When - Saturday, February 16th

Where - Von Braun Center South Hall, 700 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801

Cost - The tryout cost is $50 to pre-register and $60 cash the day of.

Time - Registration will begin at 9:00 am and the tryout will start shortly after.

Additional Info:

Cash only will be accepted on the day of the tryout.

There are no hotel arrangements being provided.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Sharp

There is no full contact and therefore no need for shoulder pads.

Appropriate dress consists of workout clothes and shoes suited for Astro turf

No refunds accepted for any reason.

Tryout will be conducted rain or shine.

Please send any game film and player bios to: playerpersonnel@alabamahammers.com

Or by mail to:

ATTN: Player Personnel

Alabama Hammers

Von Braun Center

700 Monroe St

Huntsville,AL 35801

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