|By: Matthew Hester|
Professional Indoor Football League
KNOXVILLE, TN (September 13, 2012) – The Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL) is proud to announce the addition of the Charlotte Speed franchise making them the eighth and final member of the PIFL for the upcoming 2013 season.
Based in Charlotte, NC, the expansion Speed will be led by two former NFL veterans in General Manager Mo Collins and Head Coach Brentson Buckner with the Bojangles’ Coliseum serving as their home venue.
The Speed ultimately decided the PIFL regional footprint was more ideal for the organization’s future. Charlotte marks the second addition of the offseason for the PIFL as just last month the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks were added as the seventh member.
The PIFL now consists of teams in Richmond, VA, Knoxville, TN, Columbus, GA, Albany, GA, Huntsville, AL, Lake Charles, LA, Lehigh Valley, PA, and Charlotte, NC. The league holds a 12-game regular season schedule that runs March through June. The PIFL’s playoffs begin in late June culminating with the PIFL Championship Cup.
With the addition of the eighth and final member, league being to put the final touches on the 2013 football schedule with a release coming in the next month.
For more information about the Charlotte Speed, be sure to log on to www.gocharlottespeed.com and for more information about all eight teams in the PIFL, log on to www.proifl.com.