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Philadelphia Soul to host open tryout October 22

Wednesday September 28, 2011

Tryouts to be Held at Philadelphia Eagles’ NovaCare Complex
PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2011)  The Philadelphia Soul will hold an open player tryout  on Saturday, October 22 at the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex located at One NovaCare Way, Philadelphia.  Soul head coach Doug Plank and general manager Tom Goodhines will be evaluating all players in attendance.  No Kickers will be evaluated at this tryout. 
The Soul found three players – Nyere Aumaitre, Jerome Hayes and Keith Stokes – that became starters from last year’s open tryout.

All participants can pre-register before Friday, October 21 at" href="">  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 non-refundable.

On the day of the tryout, registration will begin at 8 a.m., with stretching starting promptly at 9 a.m. 
Players 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.
The Philadelphia Soul enter their seventh season in the Arena Football League in 2012.  Soul 2012 season ticket packages are now on sale!  Contact the Soul sales department at (215) 253-4900 ext. 3, or request contact from a representative by filling out the form on  Follow the Soul on Facebook at and Twitter at  The Philadelphia Soul are presented by Frederick’s Chevrolet on the Blvd.