As the new year approaches and holiday plans are in full force, the Missouri Monsters of the Ultimate Indoor Football League (UIFL) are also gearing up for their inaugural season that begins in March. Training camp is just two months away.
an exciting time,” said owner Andrew Haines. “The response from the
community has been great, and we are all ready to step on the
accelerator when the calendar turns to 2013.”
is so committed to the St. Charles/St. Louis market that he sold his
interest in both the UIFL and the Florida UIFL team he owned last season
to devote his full attention to the Monsters. The season rent for the
Family Arena in St. Charles is already more than 40 percent paid.
dedicated and passionate staff led by Howard Balzer, senior vice
president of operations; Jeff Vernetti, director of marketing; Brian
Klimaski, assistant director of operations and sales manager Scott
Johnson, have been lining up sponsorships and selling season tickets for
the seven-game home season that begins March 8.
continues to develop a sales staff that has deep roots in the
community, along with a call center that is making contacts for
additional local business support.
team has donated 1,000 season tickets to those that have served in the
military and is working on theme nights for games that will accentuate
the commitment to the community.
the football side, head coach John Parker is finalizing his coaching
staff with an eye on experienced local coaches as well as players from
the St. Louis area.
Two tryouts have already been held under Parker’s watch with another expected to be scheduled in early January.
It’s always good to know that an indoor football season is just around the corner.
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2013 MISSOURI MONSTERS SCHEDULE
March 2 (Sat.) at Sarasota
March 8 (Fri.) FLORIDA
March 16 OPEN WEEK
March 25 (Mon.) at Georgia
April 1 (Mon.) CENTRAL FLORIDA
April 6 (Sat.) TBD
April 14 (Sun.) GEORGIA
April 19 (Fri.) at Florida
April 27 (Sat.) SARASOTA
May 3 (Fri.) MIAMI
May 11 (Sat.) at Corpus Christi
May 18 (Sat.) at Lakeland
May 24 (Fri.) CORPUS CHRISTI