Voodoo Announce Open Tryout

NEW ORLEANS (September 29, 2014) – The first open tryout for the New Orleans VooDoo upcoming 2015 season will be held on Saturday, November 15, at Pan American Stadium in City Park in New Orleans.

The New Orleans VooDoo will host its first open tryout of the 2015 season on Saturday, November 15, at Pan American Stadium in City Park. Registration will begin at 9 AM with the tryout starting at 10 AM. The registration fee will be $80 and will be due on the day of the tryout. The tryout will consist of the 40-yard dash, short shuttle, broad jump, individual drills, and 1 on 1’s. The workouts will be conducted on artificial turf fields, so participants are encouraged to wear cleats. Kickers ARE included in the open tryout.

Head Coach Dean Cokinos will conduct the workouts and evaluate the players.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for players looking to play in the Arena Football League,” said Cokinos.  “Our goal is to rebuild the Voodoo roster, and this will be the first chance for potential candidates to showcase their abilities. We’re in a talent rich region, and our goal is to find and sign some quality players who can contribute to our organization.”

Prospective players need to pre-register for the open tryout and may do so by downloading the tryout application and sending the completed forms to the VooDoo Football Operations Department via fax, at (318) – 224 – 2771, or via email to tryouts@aflvoodoo.com. The registration form is available for download at www.aflvoodoo.com on the Home Page or by clicking HERE.

For any questions regarding the open tryout please call 888-277-5526 ext.132.

New Orleans VooDoo Football Tryout:

Date: Saturday, November 15

Time: Registration is at 9 a.m.

Where: Pan American Stadium

Surface: Field Turf (proper shoes required)

Fee: $80.00 (cash only)

Drills: 40-yard dash, 20-yard short shuttle, etc.

Additional Information:

  • There are no hotel arrangements being provided.
  • There is no full contact and therefore no need for shoulder pads.
  • Appropriate dress consists of workout clothes and shoes suited for Astro turf and Field turf
  • No refunds provided for any reason
  • Tryout will be conducted rain or shine
  • Please send any game film and player bios to playerpersonnel@aflvoodoo.com

 

Or by mail to

ATTN: Player Personnel

5728 Plauche St. Ste B

New Orleans, LA 70123

 

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