Category Archives: front office

Private Tour For Season Ticket Holders

Before tailgating this Saturday, June 9th, all season ticket holders are invited to a private, behind-the-scenes tour featuring the official Georgia Force locker room guided by team president Corey Remillard. Season ticket holders should meet at the front of the Arena at Gwinnett Center at 2:30 p.m. The tour will last approximately one hour.

The Force will take on the Jacksonville Sharks at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Arena at Gwinnett Center. The AFL week 14 contest is a crucial match-up for the Force, as the first place in the South division is still up for grabs. When the Force met the Sharks earlier this season, they dominated the game, with a final score of 69-41. The Sharks will no doubt be looking for revenge and to keep their 3-game winning streak alive. The showdown will be streamed live on Ustream as well as televised on WSB’s MeTV 2.2, Comcast channel 248 and Charter channel 126.

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2012 Suwanee Beer Fest

Join the Georgia Force Cheerleaders and front office staff at the 2012 Suwanee Beer Fest this Saturday, March 31st from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Suwanee Town Center in scenic downtown Suwanee! From noon until 5 p.m., Bridget, Serita, Adonica and Maima will be pouring craft beer for festival attendees. Festival goers are also encouraged to stop by the Georgia Force tent to visit where they can enter a raffle for the chance to win tickets to an upcoming game!

About the Suwanee Beer Fest: Join us for a great afternoon of sampling over 120 beers, enjoying live music from local artists and eating great food at beautiful Town Center Park in the heart of Suwanee, Georgia.

A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to KINGDOM KIDS. Music starts at noon and runs until 5:00. Ages 21+ to drink and attend.

For just $35 advance purchase and $45 at the door, you’ll get a tasting glass and an awesome afternoon of beer tasting. See you there! For the safety of everyone at the festival, no infants, children, strollers, or pets will be permitted. Please plan accordingly.

For more information on the Suwanee Beer Fest, please click here.

Teachers and Up To Three Guests Receive Complimentary Tickets to Opening Game Courtesy of The National Guard and Sports Medicine South

The Force has partnered with The National Guard and Sports Medicine South to provide all teachers and faculty members with a complimentary ticket for themselves and up to three guests for the opening game on Monday, March 12th at 7:30 p.m. With an ID card from any public or private school system, all teachers and faculty members are eligible for up to four complimentary tickets to the first game. Teachers and faculty members must call the Force front office by Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 to receive the complimentary tickets that may be redeemed at will call. Tickets cannot be redeemed the day of the game. Ticket availability and location will be given on a first come, first served basis.

“We have all had an educator that has made a lasting impression on us,” stated Team President Corey Remillard. “We are lucky to have generous partners like The National Guard and Sports Medicine South that allow us to show our appreciation for all of the teachers who are making a difference in our community.”

Georgia Force Front Office Telephone Number:
770.609.1300

Flex Ticketing Now Available

The front office staff is pleased to announce that Flex Ticketing is now available to the public for all Georgia Force games for the 2012 Arena Football League season at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Flex Ticketing is ideal for those that cannot commit to Season Tickets. Fans may purchase Flex tickets in packs of five or ten. There is no limit to how many Flex Tickets may be purchased. Flex Tickets can be redeemed for any game, and may be redeemed individually on a game by game basis, or all for a single game. Tickets can be purchased by calling the front office at 770.609.1300.

“We are offering Flex Tickets in an effort to provide versatile options for our fans,” stated team president Corey Remillard. “Our goal is to be flexible, affordable, and most of all, enjoyable.”

Head Coach Dean Cokinos Gears Up For Training Camp

With the March 12th opening game quickly approaching, the Georgia Force coaching staff has been diligently working to prepare for the 2012 Arena Football League season. Head Coach Dean Cokinos entered the off-season with a specific plan of evaluating and targeting players for the upcoming AFL season. With two try outs behind him and one slated for February 18th and a slew of recent signings, Cokinos, along with his coaching staff, are ready for the next challenge: training camp.

“As camp approaches, we are putting the finishing touches on logistics, the roster, and the staff,” stated Cokinos. “We are focusing on getting ready for the training camp with itineraries, scheduling, practice plans, playbooks, video coordination, physicals and things of that nature so when the first day of camp arrives, we can hit the ground running and let the players compete for a job.”

Cokinos is pleased with how the 2012 roster has come together thus far. “We are excited with the mixture of guys we have been able to sign to date, including returning Force players, AFL free agents, and other league free agents from the NFL and CFL collectively,” said Cokinos. “We targeted big, tough athletic players who love to play the game and compete on a daily basis.”

The AFL is a quarterback-driven league, and Cokinos believes the Force will be under excellent leadership with Darnell Kennedy returning and RJ Archers, who was recently assigned to the Force from Milwaukee. Overall, Cokinos believes that there is a lethal blend of size, speed, and strength on the roster. The last opportunity for potential players to compete for a spot on the team will be on February 18th at the Silverbacks Sports Center in Suwanee, Georgia. Information on the upcoming open try outs can be found on the Georgia Force website.

Watch the Big Game at The Arena Tavern

Up your game this Sunday by watching the showdown between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants with Georgia Force players and cheerleaders at The Arena Tavern in Duluth! Starting at 6 p.m., football fans are invited to cheer on their favorite team with official Force players, cheerleaders, and front office staff. A complimentary buffet will be served at halftime with hearty football fare. Guests may wash down their halftime snacks with $2 Bud Light bottles, football themed cocktails, or, for true beer enthusiasts, a 100 ounce Yuengling vessel in the shape of a football helmet will be offered for $15. For more information, please call 770.623.4585 or visit http://www.thearenatavern.com/.

WHAT: The Big Game at The Arena Tavern

WHEN: Sunday, February 5th at 6 p.m.

WHERE: The Arena Tavern
2000 Satellite Boulevard Northwest
Duluth, GA 30097

The Force Welcomes New Team President, Corey Remillard

With the start of a new year and the upcoming season quickly approaching, the Georgia Force of the Arena Football League, is thrilled to announce the arrival of new team president, Corey Remillard. Before joining the Force, Remillard spent six years with D1, a state-of-the-art training facility that provides athletes with custom sports training programs, expert coaching, and the latest in sports therapy. Remillard joined D1 as a coach, training country music star Julie Roberts for four months while on a cross-country tour, and then was quickly given management positions at the D1 training facility in Knoxville, Tennessee and then Hunstville, Alabama. Remillard continued to climb the ranks with D1 as the Regional Director of Operations, where he oversaw eight D1 locations across the country. Remillard is excited to bring his diverse skill set to the Force.

“I feel very blessed to become a part of the Georgia Force. Our goal is to create an organization that this community can take pride in,” says Remillard. “Gwinnett deserves the best, and that’s exactly what we intend to be. March 12th can’t get here soon enough!”

The schedule for the 2012 season is out, and the Force are putting together an exciting, family-friendly slate of promotions and entertainment. For more information on how to reserve your seats for the Force’s 2012 run to the Arena Bowl, please call the front at 770.609.1300. For more information, please visit http://www.georgiaforce.com. Be sure to follow the Force on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest updates and events.