Published: Jul 21, 2010 12:44 AM EDT
Updated: Jul 20, 2010 9:45 PM EDT

ESTERO- The Florida Everblades and Germain Arena have added the Athletic Republic, a fitness and training center, to upper level of the arena to better serve the Blades.

"We have something here, as a facility, that the Everblades are able to utilize," said Jake Laime, Athletic Republic facility manager.

The Athletic Republic offers the Everblades everything from plyometrics and weight training to an ice skate treadmill.

Things that,Jake says, new head coach, Greg Goss, is thrilled about

"He believes in everything we're doing," said Jake. "He came in and was very aware of our concept and of the direction we want to take players and he was looking forward to getting the season off on the right foot and getting some guys in here in the summer"