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PDX Sportscenter partnerís with Arena Football League team Portland Steel

Thursday March 10, 2016

PORTLAND, Oregon., March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland’s premier indoor sports center is proud to present PDX Sportscenter (PDX SC), as the official home of the Portland Steel AFL team. The partnership gives both parties a terrific opportunity to focus on community.

PDX SC will be the practice and administrative facility of the Portland Steel. “We are excited about this partnership, it fits perfectly into our business model of community and sports” said M-J Tate Director of Business Development for PDX SC. Tate went on to add in a briefing on Friday, “ our facility is built for these partnerships, working with the AFL and the Portland Steel has been incredibly collaborative. We are looking forward to a great season on and off the field.”

Head Coach Ron James said: "The quality of the facility, coupled with the quality of the staff on hand has made the beginning of our training camp a very fluid and positive experience. We're excited to call PDX Sportscenter our home for the 2016 season."

The new look Steel, behind the leadership of head coach and general manager Ron James, seek to build on back to back AFL postseason appearances with an eye toward Arena Bowl XXIX this August. All-Arena quarterback Shane Austin and standout wide receiver Nick Truesdell join veteran linebacker Bryce Peila and center John Collins, proving the Steel will be a force to be dealt with in the Arena Football League this season.

About PDX Sportscenter:

PDX SC is Oregon’s premier indoor sports and events center. The 60,000 sq ft facility boasts one full size indoor soccer field and smaller second field that compliments the arena field. The center boasts two indoor courts used to facilitate the huge demand of Basketball, Futsal and Volleyball. The swimming pool is the hidden jewel. In addition, PDX SC continues to serve as a premier events center for companies of all sizes hosting business, coaching, clinics, consulting, keynote speaking and conferences to create Winning Programs in the Workplace. (For more event info contact From all over Portland, our mission is to multiply connections among sports enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and mentors, improve access to coaching education, and build a stronger community. For more information visit