Former Erie Invaders Coach Named SIFL Commissioner

July 29, 2010

Former Erie Invaders Head Coach Gary Tufford has been named the Commissioner of the Southern Indoor Football League. Tufford brings over 30 years of professional football experience to the SIFL as an executive, coach and player, with 20 of those years involved with indoor football. He has previously served as the Executive Director of the Indoor Football League, Commissioner of the World Indoor Football League, and Executive Director of the American Indoor Football League. Tufford led the Erie Invaders to a 6-8 record during the 2000 season. The SIFL will be entering its third season in 2011, the Columbus Lions formerly of the American Indoor Football Association won the 2010 SIFL Championship. For more information on Gary Tufford and the Southern Indoor Football League visit