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Training camp begins for U.S. National Team

Forty-eight men from across the United States have reported for training camp at the University of Akron in preparation for the 2015 International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Championship. The U.S. Men’s National Team will spend 10 days in training at the Northeast Ohio campus prior to the tournament July 9-18 at Tom Benson …

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U.S. wide receiver Trent Steelman knows well the honor of representing his country

Photo courtesy the U.S. Military Academy For most members of the 2015 U.S. Men’s National football team, the concept of playing for their country will be a new one. But after four years at The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Trent Steelman knows that feeling very well, and he is excited to get another …

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U.S. Men’s National Team opens 10-day training camp Monday at University of Akron

The University of Akron will be home to the 2015 U.S. Men’s National Team from Sunday, June 28, to Tuesday, July 7, as players and coaches prepare for the fifth International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Championship. The U.S. roster includes 48 players – 45 of which will be selected to play in the …

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U.S. offensive coordinator Paul Wulff brings decades of experience at highest levels

Photo courtesy Washington State University For the first time in nearly three decades, Paul Wulff has nowhere to be this fall. He can kick back, enjoy his weekends and, hopefully, talk about how he won his gold medal. A veteran coach on the college and NFL levels, Wulff is serving as the U.S. Men’s National …

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Game officials spanning 15 countries to call 2015 IFAF World Championship games

Twenty-eight (28) game officials representing 15 countries on five continents will officiate the 2015 IFAF World Championship in Canton, Ohio. Games are July 9-18 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Officials will be assigned in rotating eight-person crews led by referees Einar Bolstad of Norway, Jim Briggs of Great Britain and Nana Hiroyasu of …

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U.S. defensive coordinator Robert Tucker excited to be home for 2015 tournament

International football is nothing new for Robert Tucker. A former club coach in France, Tucker coordinated the French defense at the 2011 International Federation of American Football World Championship. Now, Tucker is back home in the United States, recently leaving West Hills Community College to take a head coaching job at Los Angeles Valley College. …

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Mount Union teammates set to reunite on U.S. Men’s National Team

When the U.S. Men’s National Team comes together for its first practice June 28, most players will have to adjust to competing with a whole new group of teammates. Quarterback Kevin Burke and wide receiver Luc Meacham will face no such obstacle. After teaming up for four years at the University of Mount Union, a …

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Nations unite in Canton for IFAF World Championship meetings

On Sep. 17, 1920, pro football leaders from four states met in Canton, Ohio, to create a league that would ultimately become the NFL. On May 9, 2015, 10 football leaders from seven nations spanning five continents met in Canton to finalize preparations for this summer’s International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Championship. The …

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Walsh University to serve as ‘international village’

Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, will be an “international village” residence and practice site for eight countries’ national teams competing July 9-18 in the fifth International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Championship. Walsh University’s 136-acre campus is located five miles from Canton’s Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, which will host all four …

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USA Football selects 45-player roster to represent United States

Forty-five U.S. football players age 20 and older have been selected to play on the 2015 U.S. Men’s National Team, assembled by USA Football. The team will compete in the fifth International Federation of American Football World Championship, a seven-nation tournament held July 9-18 in Canton, Ohio. IFAF works with 78 countries spanning six continents …