Vipers' Second Tryout Slated for Jan. 12

(HUNTSVILLE) - The Tennessee Valley Vipers will hold their second tryout camp for the 2008 af2 season on January 12th at 10 am in the South Hall of the Von Braun Center.

The tryouts will be conducted by Vipers head coach Dean Cokinos and his staff.

Two players were signed to a contract after the first tryout. Coach Cokinos says he is looking for a kicker who can compete for a starting job. There will be a tryout for kickers on that day.

The tryouts will consist of the 40-yard dash, short shuttle, long-jump, and individual drills, as well.

Those who are interested should e-mail Andy Haskell at  for a registration form. The registration fee is $40 prior to January 12th and $50 on the day of the tryouts.

The Vipers, 7-9 last year, begin their season on March 29th at the Von Braun Center against the South Georgia Wildcats. Season tickets are now available.