The Minnesota Valkyrie is an amateur sports team currently playing in the Legends Football League formerly the Lingerie Football League. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the team plays their home games at the Target Center. On March 23, 2011, it was announced that the LFL would add an expansion team to Minneapolis. On April 4, 2011, the team was officially named Minnesota Valkyrie. The LFL announced that it would suspend operations of the American teams for the 2012–13 season. The LFL returned for summer 2013. Tony Nguyen was the head coach for the first season. Benson Manento was the head coach in 2013.