A select group of NWFA teams will be showcasing the hottest new sport on the planet at some of their games this season. Called SPEEDMINTON, the game is a combination of tennis, racquetball and badminton and is huge in Europe with hundreds of thousands of players and teams in more than 20 countries! The game is played without a net and the speeders (shuttlecocks) can travel over 175mph. The speeders can also be fitted with night lights so the game can be played at night. Many NWFA teams will be showcasing the game at their tailgate parties and at halftime.
The teams that will be showcasing SPEEDMINTON are: The Austin Outlaws, the H-Town Cyclones, The LA Amazons, the Kansas City Storm, the St. Louis Slam, The Modesto Magic, the Minnesota Vixen, The New Orleans Blaze and the Memphis Belles. Teams are being started around the country and for more information on this exciting new sport, which in played by tennis superstar, Maria Sharapova, please visit www.speedmintoncentral.com
NWFA INKS AFFILIATE DEALS WITH MANY TOP RETAILERS!
The NWFA is now an affilaite marketplace for all kinds of products and services. If you're looking for some great prices and great values please visit our affiliate page. Each dollar you spend at one of these sites benefits our teams and our programs! So have fun and SHOP TIL YOU DROP! CLICK HERE TO VISIT!
NWFA EXPANDING TO CANADA
The NWFA is expanding to Canada this year. Interested coaches or potential owners should call the league office at (615) 860-4084.
NWFA GAMES TO BE SEEN ON WOMEN'S SPORTS TELEVISION!
The NWFA has inked a deal with Suncastv.com to broadcast games from the 2008 season. Please check our website during the season to see who's playing on WSTV!
WOMEN'S FOOTBALL TEAM!
Tryout Date and Head Coach Announced
Pittsburgh, PA - The Pittsburgh Force an NWFA expansion team for the 2009 season is pleased to announce they are hosting tryouts. Tryouts will be held Saturday, June 28th at 10am. The location is at Chartiers Valley High School located at 50 Thoms Run Road, Bridgeville, PA 15017.
The tryouts are open to all women age 18 and older. No football experience necessary. All skill levels are encouraged to come and participate. You will wear workout clothes, bring a water bottle, a copy of your current health insurance, and a try out fee of $35.
For any additional information about the Tryouts please check out the website at PittsburghWomensForce.com or contact the Kathy Ferrari and Felicia Mycyk by email firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone 412-583-5774.
The Pittsburgh Force is also please to announce the signing of their new head coach, Robert Gold.
Coach Gold brings over 35 years of experience either playing or coaching the game of football. He played tailback and defensive back for the 76, 77 WPIAL and State Champion Penn Hills Indians. Coach Gold also played Semi Pro football in the Pittsburgh area as a tailback, defensive back and kick returner for the Pittsburgh Wolf Pak, Penn Hills Pythons, and the Springdale Chargers. In 1989 as Head Coach he led the Springdale Chargers to the Greater Pittsburgh Football League Championship. Coach Gold served as an assistant coach at Springdale High School, Leechburg High School, and Chartiers Valley High School. He also was the defensive coordinator for the Semi Pro Pittsburgh Colts a member of the National American Football League. In 2005 Coach Gold became the Head Coach of a women's football. In 2006 he returned to coach the Pittsburgh Colts where he helped lead them to the Grass Roots Divisional and Northern Conference Championships. Coach Gold has not only accepted the challenge of becoming the Pittsburgh Force Head Coach but will also assume the responsibilities as the Director of Football Operations. " I am very excited about the challenges that lie ahead for my coaches and me. We would like to thank the owners Felicia Mycyk and Kathy Ferrari for this great opportunity and are looking forward to the 2009 NWFA season."
Coach Gold is married to Shelly and is the father of son Tyler and two stepchildren Rikki and Marc.
VIXEN TEAMS UP WITH PRETTY TOUGH SPORTS
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