ALBANY, NY – The Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) today announce that the team will host a player tryouts and development camp on Wednesday, October 26, and Thursday, October 27 on the FireWolves field at the MVP Arena in Albany from 6-8 p.m. on each day.
The tryouts are open to any interested players who have played either collegiate lacrosse or have relevant high-level box/indoor lacrosse experience. Players will participate in various drills, physical fitness testing, and scrimmages with the FireWolves’ 2022 draft picks while competing for a spot on the training camp roster. Attendees are required to bring appropriate practice attire, equipment, and shoes (no cleats), and all participants will receive a FireWolves practice pinnie.
“Since the FireWolves arrived last season, we have noticed there is a lot of lacrosse talent in the Capital Region, and we would like to see if that talent translates to the box game,” said George Manias, President of the FireWolves. “We hope to find a diamond in the rough and encourage both local and national lacrosse players to attend our camp to show us what you got!”
To register for the tryouts, visit www.AlbanyFireWolves.com/Tryouts. The cost of the tryout will be $75 in advance or $85 walk up. Sign-in for the camp begins at 5 p.m. each day with the tryouts starting at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Jordan Manias, Director of Lacrosse Operations, at JManias@AlbanyFireWolves.com.
Season tickets for the 2022-23 Albany FireWolves season are also available now! Reserve your season tickets in the Wolves den today for just $25! For more information, visit www.AlbanyFireWolves.com or call/text the FireWolves front office at 518-362-4900.
About Albany FireWolves
The Albany FireWolves is the Capital Region’s very own Professional Box Lacrosse team, playing in the National Lacrosse League out of the MVP Arena in downtown Albany, NY. For more information, contact the Albany FireWolves Front Office at (518) 362-4900 or visit AlbanyFireWolves.com. Follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/AlbFireWolves, Twitter @AlbFireWolves, and Instagram @AlbFireWolves.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, Las Vegas Desert Dogs, New York Riptide, Panther City Lacrosse Club (TX), Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors.
For more information, visit NLL.com and find @NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For more information visit NLL.com.
About ASM Global
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world deliver locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.
About MVP Arena
MVP Arena is a full-service entertainment and sports facility featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. Owned by Albany County and managed by ASM Global, MVP Arena opened in 1990 and is home to the Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League, the Albany Empire of the National Arena League and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit https://www.mvparena.com/.