Troy Athletic Department Announces Trojan Tour 2013

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TROY, Ala. – Troy University head coaches and athletic administrators will be hitting the road this summer for a week-long trek (June 24-28) across the Southeast for Trojan Tour ’13. The inaugural Trojan Tour will feature nine stops over five days in three states. For information about each stop on Trojan Tour ’13 visit

Featured guests on Trojan Tour ’13 will include Athletic Director John Hartwell, football head coach Larry Blakeney, baseball head coach Bobby Pierce, men’s basketball head coach Phil Cunningham and women’s basketball head coach Chanda Rigby.

“I am very excited about Trojan Tour ’13 and the opportunity for our coaches and staff to meet so many of our supporters in their own backyard," Hartwell said. "We believe that Trojan Tour ’13 will not only further enhance our relationship with current Trojan fans, but also be an outstanding vehicle to welcome new fans to the Troy Family.”

Trojan Tour ’13 will make stops in Birmingham, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Greenville and Montgomery in Alabama; Atlanta and Columbus in Georgia; and Navarre in Florida.

Fans can get more information about Trojan Tour ’13 and each stop on the tour by visiting Fans will also be able to keep up with the tour stops on all of Troy’s social media outlets –, and All Trojan Tour ’13 communication on Twitter will feature the #TT13 hashtag.

“It’s pretty exciting to think about visiting nine cities in three states over five days.” Troy Athletics director of development for major gifts Chuck Carson said. “This new concept not only gives us the opportunity to meet with our fans in person, but it also opens the door to thousands of others who can interact with the entire Tour through social media. I believe it is a great step forward in our continued effort to engage our alumni, fans, and friends in a way that is unique and meaningful for everyone.”

Each of the tour stops will allow fans to interact with Trojan head coaches and administrators, in addition to hearing the latest about Troy Athletics, give-a-way, autographs and more. Fans will also have the ability to purchase season tickets for Troy’s 2013 football season at each stop.

Trojan Tour '13 Stops

June 24 - Huntsville, Ala. & Birmingham, Ala.

June 25 – Atlanta, Ga. & Columbus, Ga.

June 26 – Dothan, Ala. & Montgomery, Ala.

June 27 – Greenville, Ala. & Mobile, Ala.

June 28 – Navarre, Fla.

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