Just a few housekeeping items for tomorrow night’s events at Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex that we wanted to communicate to everyone so we can all have the best experience enjoying history in the making! Please review the list below, take note of them, share them with your friends and social media outlets so we can spread the word. We would not be here without all of the hard work you have done so far spreading the word about our cause and our efforts and we cannot thank you enough. But it’s finally here, our first home match in history!
· Children under the age of 5 are free
· Parking will be $5 per vehicle
· Season passes will be available at the ticket table while supplies last
· No outside food or drinks allowed
· No pets
· No folding chairs
· No pyrotechnics of any sort. This includes smoke bombs
*Items and list subject to change
We encourage to come, be loud, tailgate, sing for the Hammers, take pictures at the Selfie Station using the official hashtags, #hammerdown and #lovemyhammers, and support the guys as they take on Nashville FC. The players will be available to sign autographs after the match so be sure to bring your favorite Hammers’ memorabilia and meet the players!
The Birmingham Hammers
FOR MORE THAN A century, St. Vincent’s has been dedicated to holistic care, including a strong commitment to wellness, active living, and the treatment of injuries. From supporting high school athletics to community health initiatives, St. Vincent’s believes in promoting endeavors that are important to a happy and healthy community. These initiatives are reflective of St. Vincent’s mission and values.
St. Vincent’s is excited to work with an organization like the Birmingham Hammers because they offer a great opportunity for families and friends to connect to a popular sport that promotes physical activity. This partnership will create not only true partnerships for enhancing the health of the players, but of the families and our community who supports those players. From the treatment of sprains and strains to our state of the art orthopedic and sports medicine surgery center, St. Vincent’s has a proven history of caring for athletes of all ages and sports.
President and General Manager Morgan Copes had this to say about the big announcement, “we are delighted to be partnering with such a well-respected organization in the Birmingham community. We feel that earning this relationship shows just how dedicated the Hammers are to bringing professional soccer to the Magic City. We are not quite there yet, but this is a huge step for us as an organization.”
The Hammers will be unveiling the kits with St. Vincent’s logo prominently displayed next Wednesday night at Good People Brewing Company. The party will start at 6:00 pm and is open to all ages. It will be the first chance for fans to purchase the inaugural jersey. The Hammers play their first match in history on Saturday May 9th at Nashville FC in the first leg of the I-65 Cup. The first home match, to be played at Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex, is at 7:00 pm on Friday, May 29th and is the second leg of the I-65 cup against Nashville FC.
About Birmingham Hammers:
Since 2013, the Birmingham Hammers are a group dedicated to bringing professional soccer to the Magic City. Headquartered in the heart of downtown, the Hammers aim to provide a family-friendly experience for the Birmingham Metro community. For more information, visit www.birminghamhammers.com, visit their Facebook page, or follow them on Twitter and Instagram with the handle @bhamhammers.
About St. Vincent’s Hospitals:
St. Vincent’s Health System is dedicated to providing holistic care, including a strong commitment to wellness, active living, and the treatment of injuries. St. Vincent’s provides a special brand of high-touch, high-tech quality care to people in more than 40 zip codes and are part of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system. For more information, visit www.stvhs.com.
THE BIRMINGHAM HAMMERS ARE pleased to announce the inaugural season roster. Head Coach, Joel Person, and his staff have put together a very talented group of men to represent the Hammers this summer as the take on regional opponents from Tennessee and Mississippi. The group ranges from current collegiate players to those who have featured for teams in Major League Soccer. The team is going to consist of players from all over the world. When asked about the team, Coach Person had this to say, “Through our relationships with the top collegiate soccer programs and youth clubs in Alabama, as well as attracting former collegiate players that live in the Birmingham area, we have been able to put together a very talented roster. It has been great to work with the team and I am excited to see where the Hammers will go this season.”
The full list can be found under the "Club" tab > "2015 Roster" page. Be sure to check out each individual player’s profile by clicking the player’s name. You will have your first opportunity to meet some of these players at Good People Brewing Company on Wednesday May 6th at 6:00 PM as the Hammers unveil their inaugural team jersey at the 2015 Kit Release Party.