From Floodplain Footy: The Illinois Piasa of the PASL-Pro league, and the Piasa FC of the semi- professional PASL-Premier league, will hold combined open tryouts for their upcoming seasons on September 22, 9pm-11pm. The tryouts will be held at The Sports Academy in Glen Carbon, IL, the new home of the Piasa. A registration fee of $20 is required, cash and credit card accepted.
The Illinois Piasa is a professional indoor soccer team entering their second season as a PASL-Pro franchise. Their Academy team, the Piasa FC, is a semi- professional indoor soccer team entering their fifth season as a PASL-Premier franchise. Both teams will play their home games at The Sports Academy, located at 101 The Game Drive, Glen Carbon, IL.
New Coaching Staff – The Illinois Piasa of the PASL-Pro league have announced a coaching change for this upcoming season. This year’s team will be coached by both Joe Reiniger and Justin McMillian. In addition to having both talented coaches to lead the team, the Piasa have also added Elvir Kafedzic as the team’s Assistant Coach and as a roster player.
New Owner – On August 19, 2011, Jason Cawvey officially became the newest member of the ownership team, and the President of the Illinois Piasa of the PASL-Pro. At the age of 36, Jason adds a fresh vision to this young club. Just last season, Jason was the assistant coach for the Piasa and will use that familiarity with the club and league to his advantage as the Piasa look to build on their franchise.
Jason grew up in the Collinsville area, played club soccer for Collinsville United and high school soccer for Collinsville High School.