Atlantic City CardSharks

The Atlantic City CardSharks were a professional indoor football team based in Atlantic City, New Jersey. They were members of the Eastern Division of the Atlantic Conference of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL) during the 2004 season. The team played its home games at Boardwalk Hall.[1]

Atlantic City CardSharks
Established 2003
Folded 2004
Played in Atlantic City, New Jersey
at Boardwalk Hall
League/conference affiliations
National Indoor Football League (2004)
  • Atlantic Conference (2004)
    • Eastern Division (2004)
Team colorsBlue, Black, Silver
CheerleadersJoe Verde
PresidentJeff Sprowls
General managerMike Siani
Head coachMike Siani
Team history
  • Atlantic City CardSharks (2004)
League championships (0)
Conference championships (0)
Division championships (0)
Playoff appearances (1)
Home arena(s)

Coached by former Oakland Raider Mike Siani,[2] the CardSharks won their first ever game on April 10, 2004, with a 77-37 victory over the Greenville Riverhawks.[3] The CardSharks finished the regular season with 9-5 record, finishing in second place in the Eastern Division, earning a playoff spot. The CardSharks lost in the first round of the 2004 NIFL Playoffs to the Lexington Horsemen (final score: 45-25). The team folded after only playing one season in 2004.

Coaches of noteEdit

Head coachesEdit

Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 2012 CIFL season.

Name Term Regular Season Playoffs Awards
W L T Win% W L
Mike Siani 2004 9 5 0 .643 0 1

Statistics and recordsEdit

Season-by-season resultsEdit

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
Finish Wins Losses Ties
2004 2004 NIFL Atlantic Eastern 2nd 9 5 0 Lost Wild Card Round 25-54 (Lexington)
Totals 9 5 0 All-time regular season record (2004)
0 1 - All-time postseason record (2004)
9 6 0 All-time regular season and postseason record (2004)


  1. ^ Matthew Gionta (March 4, 2004). "CardSharks To Play In Boardwalk Hall". South Jersey Sports Online Inc. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  2. ^ David Nahan (February 19, 2004). "Card Sharks want to be 'the community's team'" (PDF). Ocean City Sentinel. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 4, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  3. ^ Matthew Gionta (April 12, 2004). "CardSharks Run Away with a Victory". South Jersey Sports Online Inc. Retrieved January 5, 2015.

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