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Philadelphia Soul to hold Open Tryouts on Oct. 30

Monday October 4, 2010

 PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2010) – The Philadelphia Soul will hold an open player tryout that will be open to the public on Saturday, October 30 at the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex located at One NovaCare Way, Philadelphia, PA 19145. Soul head coach Mike Hohensee and his staff will be evaluating all players in attendance. No kickers will be evaluated at this tryout.

All participants can pre-register before Wednesday, October 27 at 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 7:30 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.

Participants from out of town can mention “Philadelphia Soul” for a discounted rate when contacting the Wyndham Philadelphia-Mount Laurel at (866) 615-4234 or using the link on the website.


The Soul announced its return to compete for a championship in the Spring of 2011. Home games will be played at Wells Fargo Center (formerly Wachovia Center). The Soul capped their previous five seasons with an ArenaBowl title in 2008. Fans can go to and sign up to receive the latest news and updates on the Philadelphia Soul.