(KANSAS CITY, MO – Friday, January 10, 2020) X League officials earlier this week announced the addition of the Kansas City Force, today team officials have announced the hiring of veteran offensive coordinator, Mark White, as the team’s head coach. White has proven himself as one of the better offensive minds in the game, now he will be tasked with overseeing overall football operations.
Kansas City has a rich history of women’s football, however, the spotlight has never shined brighter on the sport in Kansas City, as it will in 2020. The Kansas City Force kicks-off its inaugural season at Silverstein Eye Arena. The Force will open their season at home vs the Omaha Red Devils on Friday, May 8.
“This is truly the perfect marriage, as a return to my second home of Kansas City, doing what I love, which is to coach the game of football. Words cannot explain my excitement and motivation to deliver Kansas City not only a competitive team in the X League, but one that will surprise people in 2020. I am humbled to have been given this opportunity and now its time to go to work, to build a winner”, said Mark White, Head Coach, Kansas City Force.
White’s Force will be tested with its schedule including match-ups vs the Chicago Blitz, Los Angeles Black Storm, and Seattle Thunder.
The Force will host their Open Tryout on Saturday, January 18 at The Fieldhouse (425 NE Mock Avenue, Blue Springs, MO), registration starts at 12 pm and the Open Tryout is scheduled for 1 pm.
Tickets to Force home games go on sale today, visit the Silverstein Eye Arena box office or go online to Ticketmaster.com