Steelhawks Took Top Honors at NAL Banquet

Jacksonville, FL:  The Lehigh Valley Steelhawks are proud to announce that they have been named National Arena League Franchise of the Year following the 2017 season. This award is a tribute to everyone apart of Steelhawks nation, especially all of our amazing partners and fans.

Everyone that is a part of Steelhawks Nation – front office, players, coaching staff, interns, game day volunteers, Precious Metal Dancers, partners, and fans – played a part in earning this reward. It wouldn’t be possible with all of you…so THANK YOU!

Lehigh Valley’s amazing medical partner, Lehigh Valley Health Network with the assistance of Team Chiropractor Anthony Vitale, and Massage Therapist Wayne Sigler, was also named the NAL’s Best Medical staff. The Steelhawks medical team is led by the athletic trainers who work with the players each and every day – Head Trainer Jeff Silliman, David Maxted, Rob Beach, John Swartz, team Doctor Gabe Lewullis and Strength and Conditioning Coach Mike Cerimele. LVHN’s entire staff is instrumental year after year as they keep the players ready to perform to the best of their abilities.

In addition, Steelhawks Executive Vice President and General Manager Mike Clark, was named the inaugural National Arena League’s Executive of the Year.

League awards were presented on Sunday, July 9th at the First Annual NAL Banquet held prior to the NAL Championship game.

2018 season tickets can be reserved in the next few weeks! Keep checking for the latest news and events from the Steelhawks. For further information please call Lehigh Valley Steelhawks Executive Vice President and General Manager Mike Clark at (610) 282-3100, or visit our website at for the latest Steelhawks news. Reserve your seat now by calling the Steelhawks office at 610-282-3100. The Steelhawks play all of their home games on Embassy Bank Field inside the PPL Center.

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