Nashville Kats have flurry of announcements on Nashville Sports Radio WNSR

The Nashville Kats made several significant announcements today during a live radio broadcast from iconic Roy’s Meat Service in East Nashville.

That included season tickets and single game tickets for the upcoming season will be on sale Friday, February 9th. The Kats open the season Saturday, April 27 versus the Minnesota Myth at historic Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville.

Nashville Kats announcements came during The Greg Pogue & Jon Burton Show on Nashville Sports Radio WNSR on a variety of fronts on the football and business operational sides, including …

  • The Nashville Kats have partnered with Roy’s Meat Service as a preferred caterer. That includes catering all team meals during training camp and other special events, especially with game-day activations.
  • Coach Dean Cokinos announced the Kats will have a players tryout session on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Lipscomb Academy. Visit to register.
  • Dance team tryouts will be held Saturday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 18 at Lipscomb Academy. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Lavern Brown and Sissy Brown have been named Directors of Lady Kats Dancers.
  • The Kats have named former Titans wide receiver Chris Sanders and legendary Nashville high school basketball coach James “Doc” Shelton as Team Chaplains. Sanders was drafted by and played for Nashville Kats Partner/President of Football

Operations and former Titans coach Jeff Fisher. He is a teacher and coach at Montgomery Bell Academy. Shelton departed his hall-of-fame coaching career at Martin Luther King Magnet School to become pastor at the Progressive Primitive Baptist Church in Murfreesboro.

  • The Kats have tagged veteran public address announcer Chip Hoback to handle PA duties that he has done for four decades in Nashville and beyond. His indoor football PA experience includes previously with the Kats, Georgia Force, Tennessee Valley Vipers, and Alabama Hammers.
  • The Kats have named Ashley Danielle Allen as Director, Community Impact and Fan Engagement. She is Founder and Executive Director at ABC Sports Foundation.

The franchise acquired the trademark for the team to be called the Nashville Kats, a nod to its groundbreaking run with the original AFL. The Kats will play five home games at historic Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville with the season opener versus the Minnesota Myth slated for Saturday, April 27. The Kats will also play the Georgia Force on Saturday, May 18 at the new F&M Bank Arena in Clarksville.

The Nashville Kats ownership group includes Tamara Dadd Alan, Founding Partner & CEO; Nancy Eckert, Founding Parter and COO/General Counsel; Jeff Fisher, Partner & President of Football Operations; and Greg Pogue, Partner & VP for Community Relations.