|League||Ultimate Indoor Football League|
|Team history||Sarasota Thunder (2013-future)|
|Based in||Sarasota, Florida|
|Team colors||red, orange, white
|Owner(s)||Dale Taylor, Jeff Eberly|
|Head coach||Greg Walls|
The Sarasota Thunder are a proposed professional indoor football team based in Sarasota, Florida. The team is currently a member of the Ultimate Indoor Football League. The Thunder will join the UIFL in 2013 as an expansion team. The Thunder will be the second attempt indoor football team to be based in Sarasota, the first being National Indoor Football League members, the Florida Scorpions. The Owners of the Thunder are Dale Taylor and Jeff Eberly. The Thunder will play their home games at Robarts Arena.
Franchise history 
In August 2012, the Thunder were announced as the third 2013 expansion team of the Ultimate Indoor Football League. The team also announced that they would be playing in Robarts Arena. In September 2012, the Thunder named Greg Walls the franchise's first head coach.
Current roster 
|Sarasota Thunder roster|
Rookies in italics
Coaches of note 
Head Coaches 
Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 2012 UIFL season.
Coaching staff 
|Sarasota Thunder staff|
Statistics and records 
Season-by-season results 
Note: The Finish, Wins, Losses, and Ties columns list regular season results and exclude any postseason play.
|League Champions||Conference Champions||Division Champions||Wild Card Berth||League Leader|
|Season||Team||League||Conference||Division||Regular season||Postseason Results|
|Totals||0||0||0||All-time regular season record (2013)|
|0||0||-||All-time postseason record (2013)|
|0||0||0||All-time regular season and postseason record (2013)|
- Dennis Maffezzoli (August 12, 2012). "FOOTBALL: Sarasota Thunder coming in 2013". www.htpreps.com. HT Preps. Retrieved August 13, 2012.
- "Pro football: UIFL adds expansion franchise in Sarasota for 2013". Naples Daily News. August 12, 2012. Retrieved August 13, 2012.
- "Indoor football: Sarasota team coming in 2013". Bradenton Herald. August 14, 2012. Retrieved August 14, 202.
- Dennis Maffezzoli (September 13, 2012). "Sarasota indoor football team names Walls head coach". Herald Tribune. Retrieved September 17, 2012.