Orlando Predators Announce New Ownership and the Addition of Ben Bennett as Head Coach
The Orlando Predators Arena Football Team has been acquired by Nathan Starling and the Tridico Family. This change in ownership, along with the addition of Arena Football Legend Ben Bennett as the team’s head coach are just the first in a series of steps being taken to reinvigorate the teams fan base and restore Arena Football as a top sport in Central Florida.
Nathan Starling explains: “I have always been an Arena Football fan and was a devoted Orlando Predators fan. The games were entertaining, exciting and the fans always had a great time. My goal, and that of the Tridico Family, is to restore the Orlando Predators and Arena Football to their former glory. We are bringing back the fun and excitement fans used to experience when they came to an Orlando Predators game.”
“The addition of Ben Bennett as the Head Coach of the Orlando Predators is a huge win for the team and the fans.” said a member of the Tridico Family. “Ben has a legendary football career spanning NFL teams like the Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals and the Chicago Bears. He had an incredible record in the Arena Football League as well. He had played and coached on several teams, including serving as the offensive coordinator for the Orlando Predators. Ben has won Arana Football Championships and is ready to do it again in Orlando.”
About the Orlando Predators:
The Orlando Predators are a professional Arena Football team based in Orlando, Florida and member of the National Arena League (NAL). The team was founded in 1991 as an expansion team of the AFL. The team advanced to the playoffs 19 consecutive seasons between 1992 and 2011, becoming the Arena Bowl champions in 1998 and 2000 during that span.