The Tampa Bay Storm is pleased to announce it will hold an open tryout Saturday, January 26 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum (401 Channelside Drive) with registration beginning at 8:00 AM and testing starting promptly at 9:00 AM.
Tampa Bay area has always produced talent," said head coach Dave Ewart.
"That is why the team is guaranteeing two players from this camp will
be invited to training camp in March."
is exciting to see guys compete and fight for a spot," added vice
president of football operations Jeff Gooch. Competition brings out the
best in an athlete; we want to see what someone can do when the pressure
one-day tryout is open to interested players. All participants are
competing to earn the opportunity to sign a professional contract with
the Storm. The team has already signed two players from workouts earlier
this off season.
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 and weight 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 Friday, January 25.
can also register the morning of the open tryout. Payment is $70 for
those that register the day of the open tryout. Payment must be made
upon arrival and by cash or money order.
will be evaluated at the tryout. They are asked to arrive and register
at Noon with testing beginning shortly thereafter.
* The tryout will be conducted on turf (attendees should bring tennis shoes)
* 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 be evaluated at the end of the tryout