ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Albany FireWolves, the Capital Region’s Indoor Lacrosse team playing out of the Times Union Center beginning in December, today announce that ABC Sports & Fitness will be the official gym of the team throughout its inaugural season.
Located in Latham, New York, ABC Sports & Fitness is a locally owned and operated club featuring many amenities such as the Albany Barbell Club free weight area, cardio equipment, indoor turf, boxing, group fitness classes and rooms, a fully stocked supplement shop, and much more. To learn more about ABC Sports & Fitness and all the gym offers, visit www.abcsportsandfitness.com.
“I would like to officially welcome ABC Sports & Fitness to the FireWolves family,” said George Manias, President of the FireWolves. “This partnership suits all of our fitness needs for both our players on the field and our dance team serving also as our brand ambassadors. The facility, serving not only as a gym to keep our entire team in shape, but also as our studio for our dance team practices really helps us run an efficient program. They have some of the best equipment and studios in the Capital Region and their staff has been so welcoming to us as we onboard our team. We are excited about this partnership and know it will be a huge hit with our dancers, players, and staff. I cannot thank Matt Doheny and his entire group enough for all he is doing for us and his enthusiasm in backing our organization.”
“We are extremely excited to partner with the Albany FireWolves for their inaugural season,” said Matt Doheny, General Manager of ABC Sports & Fitness. “We are looking forward to providing all the players, dancers, and front office staff, a facility to take their training to the next level in hopes of bringing the National Lacrosse League championship to Albany!”
ABC Sports & Fitness will also be the practice facility for the FireWolves Dance Team throughout the season. The Dance Team was chosen this past weekend at an event held at the Albany Capital Center and beginning this week, a two-week bootcamp will be held, led Head Choreographer, Megan Grabowski. The team will be announced on Thursday, June 24.
“As the Head Coach and Choreographer for the FireWolves Dance Team, I could not be more excited to have ABC Sports & Fitness as our partnered gym and home base for our team practices,” said Grabowski. “After getting to know Matt and the rest of the ABC Sports & Fitness team, it’s clear that community is important to both organizations, so this will be an outstanding partnership!”
Do not miss your opportunity to witness history! Fans can secure their season tickets for the inaugural 2021-22 FireWolves season today! For more information regarding season ticket memberships, visit https://albanyfirewolves.com/tickets/season-tickets/ or call 518-362-4900.
The Albany FireWolves 2021-22 Inaugural Season is presented by CDPHP.
About Albany FireWolves
The Albany FireWolves is the Capital Region’s very own Professional Box Lacrosse team, playing in the National Lacrosse League beginning in the fall of 2021. For more information, contact the Albany FireWolves Front Office at (518) 362-4900 or by going to 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 14 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, 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 Times Union Center
Times Union Center 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, Times Union Center 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 www.timesunioncenter-albany.com.
Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 26 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram.