GREENSBORO, NC - The Carolina Cobras are proud to announce it has officially expanded it ownership group by approving minority owner Paul C. Maquardt Sr. The move comes less than a month away from the launch of the National Arena League's 2023 season with the Cobras first game is scheduled on the road against the San Antonio Gunslingers on April 8th. The team will kickoff their home opener on Sunday, April 16 at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Paul C. Maquardt Sr. joins majority owner Rob Storm and becomes the fifth member of the Cobras 2023 ownership group which includes Minority Owners John Kane, Darren S. Hunter, and Theron Davis. Paul C. Maquardt Sr. becomes the second New York resident to share interest in the National Arena League's Greensboro, North Carolina franchise as he joins John Kane who was a owner of the Albany Empire before joining the Cobras ownership group. 

"I look forward to meeting all of Cobra Nation very soon and helping to get this team to a championship!" Said Minority Owner Paul Maquardt Sr. 

Paul C. Maquardt Sr. also known as Paulie Walnutz is a native a of Albany, New York. His well known support of local sports teams in the region inluded the NAL's Albany Empire and the indoor lacrosse team the Albany Firewolves. Beyond indoors sports Mr. Maquardt Sr. is a motor support enthusiast of motorcycles and snow mobiles.  

The Carolina Cobras are members of the National Arena League (NAL). Founded in 2017, the Carolina Cobras are starting their sixth season in 2023 and were the 2018 National Arena League Champions. The Cobras play their home games at the Greensboro Coliseum. Cobra Season Ticket Memberships are on sale now call (336) 445-7232 or visit Follow the Cobras on Facebook at, and