The arena in Allentown is under construction. It’s really happening and we know that the Phantoms hockey team will be residents. Also likely will be our LV Steelhawks Arena football team. Another possible tenant could be a lacrosse team.
The Sovereign Center in Reading, who lost the Arena Football team Reading Express for the 2013 season, announced today that they will host the inaugural season of the Reading Rockets Lacrosse team.
July 31, 2012–The Reading Rockets, a proud member of the Professional Lacrosse League, were honored to be welcomed to the Sovereign Center in Reading by SMG and Sovereign Center staff, local lacrosse supporters and area media outlets.
Team Owner and President Ted Glynn was introduced by SMG Regional Manager Zane Collings and spoke of the mission of the Rockets organization.
“We want to run our team the right way… doing the right things for the right reasons and being an active partner in the Reading area community, said Glynn. “Our commitment to our fans and our local charities will be our calling card,” he added.
Glynn then introduced Vice President and General Manager Andy Makal, who fielded questions and reiterated the team’s commitment to customer service on all fronts. Makal’s first task will be to implement the ticket and corporate partnership programs that will be the lifeblood of the team. Information on ticket prices and corporate partnership packages will be released in short order.
The Professional Lacrosse League (PLL) beginsits inaugural season in September 2012with teams in Trenton, NJ, Charlotte, NC, and Jacksonville, FL. Other expansion teams are also planned.
The team will be holding a press conference to officially announce the team on July, 31, 2012 at 10 am in the Sovereign Center lobby in Reading. The press conference will be followed by a meet and greet.
The Reading Rockets are a professional indoor lacrosse organization in the Professional Lacrosse League (PLL). To learn more about the team, league, schedule or corporate partnership opportunities, contact the staff at (610) 314-7323 or log on to website.