San Antonio Gunslinger

About San Antonio Gunslinger – History, Staff, and more.

Highlights:

  • Blue, Red, White and Navy are their official team colors
  • Coached by Tom Menas
  • Plays their home games at Freeman Coliseum

About San Antonio Gunslinger

San Antonio Gunslingers are a professional American football team based in San Antonio, Texas. The team currently operates under the Indoor Football League and they also play under the West Division of American football.

In 2021, the team played under the American Arena League, the following year, they played under the National Arena League.

The San Antonio Gunslingers recently moved to the Indoor Football League in September, 2023.

As of 2021, their home stadium was San Antonio Rose Palace and from 2022 Freeman Coliseum became their home stadium.

They have their official team colors as Blue, Red, White and Navy and their head coach as Tom Menas.

Read on to find out more about the San Antonio Gunslingers, their history, staff, coaches, roster, opponents and partners.

San Antonio Gunslinger

History

The San Antonio Gunslingers was created and owned by three home  town family the Garcia, Torres and the Young family. 

Before then San Antonio had a team with the same name under a different league, United States Football League.

The former team was disbanded as a result of financial struggles, they operated between 1984 and 1985 and shut down completely in 1986.

In 2020, the San Antonio Gunslingers was created again with new sets of staff, players and under a different league.

The Gunslingers played under the American Arena League in their inaugural 2021 season games.

After a fruitful inaugural season, the owners of the team decided that the team would be a part of the National Arena League (NAL).

On June 7, 2022, the team was sold to Don and Brandon Rackler. They took part in the 2022 games under the National Arena League 

In September, 2023, the Indoor Football League announced that the Gunslingers would join their league in the 2024 season. 

Staff

Some of the people that make up the leadership and staff members of the San Antonio Gunslingers  and their positions are;

  • Chief Executive Officer – Don Rackler
  • President – James Steubing
  • Chief Financial Officer – Preston Dixon
  • Director of Operations – April Steubing
  • Sales & Customer Experience – Jimmy Sauceda
  • Graphics, Marketing & Communications – Morgan Steubing
  • Cheer Coach – Kasi Wielenga

Some of their coaching staff includes

  • Head Coach & General manager – Tom Menas
  • Assistant Head Coach & Offensive Coordinator – James Fuller
  • Offensive Line Coach – Lee Johnson
  • Co-defensive Coordinator – Chris Mckinney
  • Defensive Line Coach – Jeramie Richardson
  • Scout – Phil Menas
San Antonio Gunslinger

Roster

The San Antonio Gunslingers have 59 players on their current roster. The names of the players and the position they occupy includes;

Quarterbacks

  • Sam Castronova

Running backs

  • William Daniels
  • Maliek Stephens

Wide receivers

  • Anthony Cruz
  • Vincent Gregory
  • Aakiel Greer
  • Donald Jay Myers
  • Kali Rashaad
  • Prince Shonola
  • Marquel Wade

Offensive linemen

  • Dante Eldridge
  • Isaiah Hardy
  • Miquail Harvey
  • Cornelius Lewis
  • Joshua Oatis

Defensive linemen

  • Jeremiah Caine
  • Austin Collier
  • Robert Fuentes

Linebackers

  • Zachary Brown
  • Jeff Ejekam
  • Niko Thomas
  • Ricky Wyatt

Defensive backs

  • Dewayne Betts
  • Ronald Marlbrough
  • Giovonne Sanders

Kickers

  • TC Steven

As of November 10, 2023, they have no players on their reserve list.

Opponents

Some of their opponents at the 2022 National Arena League (NAL) games includes; Orlando Predators, Columbus Lions, Carolina Cobras, Jacksonville Sharks and Albany Empire.

Partners

The San Antonio Gunslingers have several corporate, media and training table partners.

Corporate Partners; Farmers Insurance, Winsupply of San Antonio, Monarch Trophy Studio, UniFirst, St. Gerard Center, Sports Medicine Associates and LYND.

Training Table Partners; Biff Buzby’s Burger, Broadway Delicatessen, Rudy’s and RoundTable Pizza Royalty.

Media Partners; Media Sheriff, Sports2Nite, iHeart Media, Boerne Radio, Alpha Media, Smokin Gunz Podcast, Cox Media Group and Kens5.


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