The Ancona Dolphins looking to be a force in the IFL
The Dolphins Ancona have finally unveiled the cards for 2015, three aces teams will face next season. First the change at the helm. Roberto Rotelli, as announced at the end of last season will no longer be the head coach. The Dolphins has opted for a coach from overseas. “We want to change pace, invest in a long-term project aimed at making the boys better – explains Leonardo Lombardi, president of the Ancona Dolphins – We decided to hire a coach that’s dedicated full-time to follow every athlete not only in the field, but also off the field, in the gym, video room, in individual sessions. The choice fell on Daniel Levy, 30, a young coach, motivated, but at the same time has a great international experience, having trained in the US, Europe and Brazil, thus understands the dynamics of non-professional football. In addition, Levy applies exactly the same philosophies of game that we have marked in recent years, both on offense and defense, then the change will not be a reversal. ” Along with the new HC Levy, the company has been unleashed on the market for American players. The attack will be led by Luke Zahradka, 24, the New York quarterback played at Bentley University (Div. II) and with 2 years experience in Europe. One year in Germany (Kirchdorf Wildcats) and one year in France with Amiens Spartiates, Zahradka has a roadmap very positive, with a total of 16 victories in Europe, 3 losses and 1 draw. A further advantage is the sufficient knowledge of the Italian language, he will get a short Italian citizenship because his mother is originally from Pescara. Zahradka as quarterback provided us with with a strong arm and despite the tonnage can be mobile on the field. He also has a vision for the game. The other American player is an athlete of exceptional standard, with a history as a professional. Nic Harris, 28, coming from Louisiana, played in college for the prestigious Oklahoma Sooners, in Div. 1 FBS. After college career was selected to the NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills, where he played 15 games and a year later went to the Carolina Panthers, 15 presence with them. Harris is a versatile player, initially deployed as a free safety in college, it was then moved to the role of outside linebacker, where he played his years as a professional. Impressive stats: Oklahoma Harrris has racked up 51 appearances, 233 tackles, 20 tackles for loss of yards opponents, 6.5 sack against the opposing quarterback, 21 balloons deflettati, seven interceptions, six fumble caused the attack opponent. Numbers that have won him the choice on lap 5 of the NFL draft. Among professionals Harris has played in all 30 games, collecting 67 tackles and 1.5 sacks. A strong player, fast, versatile, able both to hit near the line of scrimmage is to protect the field in the deepest areas. In short, the premises for a period of great adrenaline are all there. Good season!