(Sarasota, FL) The Sarasota Millionaires minor league football team released an announcement Wednesday that it will not play in the 2015 season. The team, which had been part of the Florida Football Alliance last year, plans to resume play in 2016. The following announcement was posted on the team’s Facebook page:
The Sarasota Millionaires Organization has decided to take the year off from “Football”. All other operations will continue (ex. community activities, mentoring, voluntary work outs, etc.)
Co owner of the Millionaires Calvin Williams has accepted the role of Commissioner for the Florida Football Alliance this upcoming 2015 season.
As for the role of commissioner and team co owner, it was decided and best for both roles not to be involved within one person.
“I am happy about spending more time with my family. I am motivated to enhancing minor league football with my new position as the commissioner of Florida Football Alliance. I am excited about the direction of new ownership for the program. (details to follow) The Sarasota Millionaires has been proven to be one of the greater organizations in the state of Florida and will continue to be even greater in the near future”, said Calvin Williams.
To all the players, fans, and supporters Thank You for All the awesome memories!
This is only a pause and not a fold… SARASOTA MILLIONAIRES FOR LIFE!!!
The Millionaires will return to all their football operations for the 2016 season under new ownership.
For those still interested in playing football this season, please feel free to visit our cross-town rivals The Southwest Florida Gladiators in Bradenton. (Formerly known as the Bradenton Gladiators) http://www.southwestfloridagladiators.org.
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