The El Paso Coyotes, the city’s newest pro franchise, introduced key players, their mascot and dance team during a news conference on Thursday. Coyotes management also introduced 3 1st Division players that have signed on with the indoor soccer team.
Tomas Campos is a Mexican professional player who was captain for Indios de Ciudad Juárez. He was part of the Cruz Azul squad that was the first Mexican team to reach the finals of the Copa Libertadores. A left-side defender, Campos earned seven caps for the Mexican National Team during the Korea-Japan World Cup in 2001 and 2002.
Campos was a member of the Juarez Indios when they won the championship and team officials added “because of his leadership he’s known as “El Capitan” (The Captain.)”
Juan Agusto “El Che” Gomez played professional soccer in Argentina and in Mexico with Tigres of UANL, he also played with Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz and with the Juarez Indios when they not only won the championship, but the promotional game to 1st division vs Leon.
“He is known for his incredible goals from outside the area and his great ability to move the ball.” Coyotes management shared.
Juan Daniel “Maleno” Frias is an icon for the El Paso-Juarez area. He played for Tigres of UANL, the El Paso Patriots and for the Juarez Indios where he was the leading striker with 30 goals. Another great accomplishment was going to Copa Libertadores playing with first division team Jaguarez de Chiapas.
The Coyotes also presented the Coyote Girls Dance Team. They are a group of professional dancers who dedicate their time to dancing and excelling at what they do. According to team officials, “They will be a accompanying the team to all social outings including school events, hospitals, homeless shelters and all of the Coyotes home games.”
Officials said, “Thanks to LAT Studio and their team, they were able to form a solid dance team that will help entertain the crowds at the games and give an electrifying feeling at all Coyote events.”
The El Paso Coyotes also unveiled their new mascot “Max” and also unveiled their home, visiting and their gala uniform.
Season tickets go on sale Friday August 26 at the El Paso County Coliseum from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more information call 915-400-4441.