New Mexico Wildcats

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New Mexico Wildcats
Founded 2008
Folded 2009
League American Indoor Football Association
Team history New Mexico Wildcats
Based in Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Arena Santa Ana Star Center
President Steve Mascarenas,
Cathy Oliver-Mascarenas
Head coach Lance Brown
Championships 0
Division titles 0
Dancers Wildcats' Cheer & Dance Team

The New Mexico Wildcats were a professional indoor football team that played in the American Indoor Football Association (AIFA) in the 2008 and 2009 seasons. The team was based in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, with home games played at the Santa Ana Star Center (which was also home of the New Mexico Scorpions of the Central Hockey League).

The franchise was announced in January 2008, as an expansion member of the AIFA.[1]

They won their first game in franchise history on March 30, 2008.[2]

On Wednesday, October 22, 2008, the Wildcats hired Lance Brown as their new head coach.


Season W L T Finish Playoff results
2008 5 9 0 3rd WC Western --
2009 1 13 0 4th Western --
Totals 6 22 0


  1. ^ "Albuquerque franchise joins Adrenaline in West Division". Western News&Info, Inc.®. January 5, 2008. Archived from the original on March 31, 2014. Retrieved March 31, 2014.
  2. ^ "STRONG START". Western News&Info, Inc.®. March 30, 2008. Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. Retrieved March 31, 2014.

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