The American Conference Champion Philadelphia Soul will hold an open player tryout on Saturday, January 19 in the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex located at One NovaCare Way, Philadelphia. Soul Head Coach Clint Dolezel, General Manager Tom Goodhines and staff will be evaluating all players in attendance. Kickers will be evaluated at this tryout.
Soul recently signed two players - wide receiver Tyrone Collins (6'0,
200, Wagner) and wide receiver Ryan McDaniel (6'3, 198, Samford) - from
the last tryouts on Oct. 20, 2012.
market clearly has the talent," said Goodhines. "We have been impressed
by what we have seen in this area over the years and the signing of
Tyrone and Ryan shows that we are serious about finding players that
will help get us back to the ArenaBowl."
participants can pre-register before Thursday, January 17 at
www.philadelphiasoul.com . The cost of the tryout is $60 for those who
pre-register and $80 at the door by cash, money order or certified funds
only. A t-shirt will be included in the cost and all fees are
On the day of the tryout, registration will begin at 8 a.m., with stretching starting promptly at 9 a.m.
will be tested on their 40-yard time, broad jump 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. A trainer will be on hand
for emergencies only - not for player taping.