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NASHVILLE STORM TO CONDUCT OPEN TRYOUT ON SATURDAY, APRIL 5


WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (FORMERLY WEST HIGH SCHOOL) ON WEST END AVENUE. THIS HISTORIC BUILDING WIL BE THE BACKDROP OF THE NASHVILLE STORM’S APRIL 5 OPEN TRYOUT

The NASHVILLE STORM are conducting an Open Tryout on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 12 Noon to 4 PM. Registration and collection of tryout fees for the Tryout will be conducted from 12-1, with timing and field work to follow from 1-4 . Tryout fee is $45, payable in cash only. The Tryout will be conducted at ELMINGTON PARK (3531 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37205) on the large athletic field out in front of historic West Middle School (pictured), formerly West High School. All tryout applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

The tryout will be conducted by the Nashville Storm Coaching Staff led by Nashville Storm Head Coach and Vice President Charles Hunter (615-589-4920 or c.hunter57@gmail.com). Coach Hunter enters the 2014 season with a lifetime W-L record of 79-8 and the Nashville Storm's lifetime record is 145-21.

Player-applicants at the open tryout should wear running shoes and weather-appropriate workout clothes.

The Nashville Storm are seeking new players at numerous positions due to the Storm's unprecedented success in having players from the adult amateur program signed by paying professional football programs. 8 of the players on the 25-man roster of the 2014 Nashville Venom (professional Arena football) are former Nashville Storm players (Zach Ducker, Stanlee Bradley, Dedrick Tucker, BJ Taylor, Pistol Ramsey, Ken Walton, Garrett Morgan, and Derek Dickerson), while 2013 Storm RB Preston Brown is playing for the Omaha Beef and 2013 Storm OL Darius Turner is playing for the PIFL Alabama Hammers.

The Nashville Storm will be playing in 2014 in the Gridiron Developmental Football League (http://www.gdfl.org).