For the 2017 season,the Storm will return some very familiar faces with veterans like linebacker Tyler Knight, wide receiver Mike Tatum, Quarterback Lorenzo Brown, Defensive back Elijah Fields and defensive lineman Claude Davis. At the head of it all, Head Coach Kurtiss Riggs, who recently signed a three-year extension with the team.
Among the new faces taking to the field include running back Robbie Rouse, who played at Cal State Fresno where he ranks as the school's all-time leading rusher at 4,647 yards.Defensive back Rashard Smith whospent time with the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He also had a stint with the B.C Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
The Storm's home opener against Arizona will feature two of the greatest Indoor Football franchises of all-time.The Storm's Championship Pedigree is well documented. The Rattlers departed the AFL with ten (10) Division Titles while playing in nine (9) Arena Bowl Championship Games and taking home the Top Prize five (5) times (1994, 1997, 2012, 2013, 2014).
There will be numerous events and special promotions going on throughout the Storm season home opener that includes a special fundraiser to benefit CURE SMA and the "Taken By Storm Community Fund".
Individual Storm game tickets are on sale at the Premier Center Box Office or online throughwww.ticketmaster.com.