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Soul to hold an Open Tryout on January 30

Tuesday December 8, 2015

 PHILADELPHIA– The Philadelphia Soul will host an open tryout at the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex located at One NovaCare Way, Philadelphia on Saturday, January 30. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with stretching starting at 9 a.m. Soul Head Coach Clint Dolezel, General Manager Phil Bogle, Defensive Coordinator Derek Stingley and staff will be evaluating all players in attendance.

Every season, the Soul have found players that have been invited to training camp. The most notable over the years: Havey Binford, Ryan McDaniel, Millersville’s Sean Scott and Penn State’s Jerome Hayes. In three seasons with the Soul, McDaniel racked up 259 receptions for 3,122 yards and 69 touchdowns. His standout game came when he had an impressive 13 catches for 137 yards and two-touchdown performance in ArenaBowl XXVI.

A pre-registration fee of $65 can be applied using PayPal at www.philadelphiasoul.com before Friday, January 29. Registration on the day of the tryout will require an application fee of $80 (cash or cashier’s check only). A t-shirt will be included in the cost and all fees are non-refundable.


Players will be tested on their 40-yard time 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. All positions will be evaluated in tryouts- QB, WR, FB, DB, LB, DL, OL & K. A trainer will be on hand for emergencies only – not for player taping.

ABOUT PHILADELPHIA SOUL

The 2015 Eastern Division Champion Philadelphia Soul are entering their 11th Season. In ten seasons of play, the Soul have won four Division Championships, three Conference Championships and a World Championship. Since the inaugural season in 2004, the Soul are the winningest professional sports team in Philadelphia. Season and Group tickets for the Soul’s upcoming 2016 season are on sale now. For tickets, contact the Soul sales department at (215) 253-4900 ext. 3, or request contact from a representative by filling out the form on www.philadelphiasoul.com. Follow the Soul on Facebook at facebook.com/soul and Twitter at twitter.com/soulfootball.