NEW ORLEANS – On Monday, the New Orleans VooDoo released Jon Norris from his general manager role, which he held in the organization for the last two seasons, announced VooDoo owner Dan Newman.
"Jon Norris did a really good job at coordinating the re-launch of the VooDoo in New Orleans," said Newman. "Jon played in the first year of the Arena Football League and has been a player or coach in the league for most of its 25 years. He's a good friend and an AFL lifer."
Before joining the VooDoo front office, Norris was the Head Football Coach of the Bossier-Shreveport BattleWings for 4 seasons. He served previously as an assistant for the Austin Wrangles in the AFL and as head coach of the Tulsa Talons of af2.
The Arena Football League just completed its 25th season with ArenaBowl XXV last Friday in New Orleans hosted by The New Orleans VooDoo. The AFL's 26th season will begin in February of 2013.
TRANSACTION – New Orleans VooDoo releases Jon Norris from General Manager position.
About the New Orleans VooDoo
The New Orleans VooDoo will play in the New Orleans Arena, an SMG managed facility directly across the street from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Single game tickets for VooDoo regular season home games are on sale now by calling 504-875-3900. For more information call (888) 277-5526 for Vice President and Director of Operations, Jason Coffel. To shop all things VooDoo, visit www.voodoostuff.com and get your gear today.
About the AFL
Since its inception in 1987, the AFL has afforded the fast-paced and exciting game of Arena Football to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The NFL Network will once again broadcast an AFL National Game of the Week for the entire regular and post season on Friday nights at 8:00 pm EST, culminating with the ArenaBowl Championship Game in August.
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