2014 PLAYER TRYOUTS ANNOUNCED
The Titans announced Monday information regarding open tryouts for the 2014 season. Tryouts will take place on Saturday, October 19th and Sunday, October 20th. The tryout will take place at the Titan's multi-use sports facility, the Eastern Iowa Sports Complex located at 1100 N 18th Ave. in Hiawatha, IA. Registration and warm-up will begin at 2:00pm with the tryout starting at 3:00pm on Saturday. Tryouts will continue on Sunday beginning at 9:00 am and ending at Noon. All players trying out should be available both dates. Tryouts will be conducted by members of the Titans coaching staff including Titans head coach, Mark Stoute. Coach Stoute was named the 2013 Indoor Football League Coach of the Year.
The registration fee to tryout is $65 (cash or credit card only) and includes a t-shirt. Housing is available for players traveling in from out of town at the Hometown Inn & Suites 3315 Southgate Ct SW in Cedar Rapids. The cost for housing is $25 per night and includes a continental breakfast.
Participants must be at least 18 years of age and be prepared to be evaluated in the following drills: 40-yard dash, 20-yard shuttle, bench press, four cone drill, standing broad jump, agility drills, position-specific drills and 7-on-7. Kickers will be evaluated on kickoff and field goal proficiency.
The Indoor Football League is a nationally recognized developmental league that has helped its players take their game to higher outdoor levels including the Canadian Football League and National Football League. Notable players that have moved up from the IFL to the NFL include WR Anthony Armstrong (Dallas Cowboys), DL Adrian Awasom (Minnesota Vikings), and Coe College alum RB Fred Jackson (Buffalo Bills).
Those wanting to tryout can pre-register by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1ain5BM or by calling the Titans office at 319-730-6301. Players planning to pay by credit card should register no later than October 16th.
The Titans are coming off a 9-5 season in 2013. The team appeared in the IFL's United Conference Championship falling to the United Bowl Champion, Sioux Falls Storm.
2014 Titan Dolls Dance Auditions Announced
Auditions for the Titans dance team are also coming up on the same weekend. All auditions will be held on Sunday October 20th at the Eastern Iowa Sports Complex. Registration is from 1-1:30 PM with choreography being taught immediately after registration. Choreography is being held by one of our guest judges for the audtions: Miss Iowa USA 2013 Richelle Orr! Once the choreography has been taught auditions will begin at 4 PM. Cost is $30, $25 in advance. Click on the following link to register now: http://bit.ly/181jqZJ
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