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2008-11-01

Firecats Sign Bouis To One-Year Extension

Firecats Sign Bouis To One-Year Extension

Estero, FL- The Florida Firecats announced today that they have signed Head Coach Kevin Bouis to a one-year contract extension, through the 2009 season. During his 4-year tenure, Bouis has guided the Firecats to a 50-20 overall record in the arenafootball2 (af2) league.

“I’m excited to be back for the ’09 season,” said Coach Bouis. “This will be my eighth year with the organization, fifth as Head Coach and I couldn’t be happier. Florida is where I want to be and I’m ready to get back to work”

Coach Bouis has been with the team since 2002, his 1st three seasons were spent as the Defensive Coordinator before taking over as Head Coach in 2005. Defense has been the Firecats calling card every season under Kevin’s leadership. Florida has surrendered an average of 39.7 points per game, among the af2’s best, from 2002-2008

“Kevin’s record speaks for itself,” Firecats President and General Manager Chris Vallozzi said. “He has gotten to 50 wins faster than any coach with one team. He’s won three division titles and led us to two conference appearances. He has continued the great winning tradition we have here and we are looking forward to another championship season under his leadership.”

Coach Bouis will get right back to work preparing for the upcoming season as the team conducts it’s first open tryout Saturday November 1st at Estero High School.

The tryout is open to all players and positions. Players will be required to participate in a Pro-Style combine, outdoors on natural grass. Proper workout attire is required and cleats are recommended. The tryout will begin at 11 a.m. Registration will begin at 10 a.m.

A $75 cash only registration fee is due the day of the tryout. Players are encouraged to per-register by calling the Firecats office at 239-390-CATS (2287) or by visiting the team online at www.FloridaFirecats.com

Tryout location:
Estero High School Football Field
21900 River Ranch Road
Estero, FL 33928

2009 Season tickets are available now! Call (239) 390-CATS (2287) today to reserve your seats! Visit the team online at www.FloridaFirecats.com.