Uncategorized EURO-Stopwatch, Coyotes Announce Combine Posted on April 25, 2013 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr (PALM SPRINGS) — The SoCal Coyotes announced they have reached a blockbuster agreement with Denver-based EURO-Stopwatch Inc., to host the first pro international scouting combine in Coachella Valley desert history on June 30. EURO-Stopwatch Director of Operations Francisco Lujan and SoCal team president and head coach J. David Miller agreed to terms on a strategic-alliance partnership that will attract players from all over Southern California and coaches from as far away as Europe to the invitation-only combine. Lujan will discuss the combine and the opportunity live with Julie Buehler on Paw Patrol this Tuesday. Lujan and his staff of professional scouts and coaches will direct the combine. To attend, click “registration” at www.eurostopwatch.com, under Palm Springs Combine.) Only 50 players will be invited. In 2013, 400 players have come through EURO-Stopwatch; 71 have signed with pro teams. “We canvass the United States, and we’ve seen every program,” said Lujan. “The Coyotes are respected as one of the top organizations in the nation. We are proud to be a part of their player development, both in the promotion of their current players to the next level, and their recruitment of new players to the Coyotes.” EURO-Stopwatch is an exclusive resource for verified player data in the United States, and trusted by top American football teams in Europe. Being active in the EUROBOWL, the EFAF-Cup and the Austrian Football League allows EURO-Stopwatch a wide variety of personal connections to teams and organizations across Europe. NFL, CFL and Arena Football agents and scouts access the EURO-Stopwatch database to find prospects. All EURO-Stopwatch players are tracked and sourced, with game film sent to NFL/CFL/AFL scouts to help with their evaluation processes. EURO-Stopwatch scouting combines are filmed by professionals, and timed with the same equipment used at the 2012 and 2013 NFL combines. Owners and managers all across the United States and Europe have daily access to the database and film. At the end of the year, EURO-Stopwatch will select its All-Star team from combine participants around the nation to play in the AAA Hall of Fame game January 11. The game will be held in Palm Springs, and hosted by the SoCal Coyotes, who will play the All-Stars. As part of the partnership, players of the SoCal Coyotes will receive personal profile pages in the EURO-Stopwatch database that include their combine film, game film, photographs, statistics and other personal information. “With this partnership and the international, on-line presence of Euro-Stopwatch, the Coyote organization can say its players skills are being showcased 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year,” Coach Miller said. “We promise, and deliver, the best AAA football experience in the nation,” he added. “If you’re a Coyote, and you have the talent, this guarantees you the opportunity to play in Europe or at the next level.” In 2013, three Coyotes — quarterback Nate Lewis, running back David “The Diesel” Cathcart, and Rashad “The Franchise” Roberts were invited to try out in the Arena Football League. Lewis lasted until the final cut of the San Jose Sabercats. Players attending the combine will be tested on Bench Press; 40-yard dash; 3-cone drill; broad jump; vertical and NFL shuttle, as well as 7 on 7 and 1 on 1. For more information, email [email protected], or call 727.348.6060.