(MOBILE, ALA –May 25, 2013) – Saturday, June 15th, boys and girls ages 5 to 13 from Mobile and the surrounding region are invited to attend the NCAA Football Youth Clinic Hosted by the GoDaddy Bowl, a free half-day clinic of football skills and drills training at Municipal Park. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and work with college football coaches, high school football coaches and student-athletes; run offensive, defensive and agility drills; learn proper techniques to promote on-field football safety; and learn about the importance of character development and good sportsmanship.
“The NCAA Football Youth Initiative is an incredible program and we are proud to partner with them for the first time in hosting a youth clinic,” said Kelley Wright – GoDaddy Bowl Director of Ticket Sales. “This is such a special opportunity for the youth in our community to work with top collegiate, high school coaches and student-athletes and we look forward to great participation and attendance this year.”
“Learning football fundamentals, proper technique and safety is essential to youth football players’ success on the field,” said Bob Vecchione – chair, NCAA Football Youth Initiative Committee. “NCAA Football youth clinics provide an opportunity for young athletes to learn these valuable skills and more importantly, to learn the invaluable character-building and sportsmanship lessons needed to be successful off the field.”
Participants must register online at www.ncaafootballclinics.com. Online registration will open Monday, May 27th for the NCAA Football Youth Clinic Hosted by the GoDaddy Bowl at Municipal Park. For more information visit www.ncaafootballclinics.com or call the GoDaddy Bowl at 251-635-0011.
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About NCAA Football
NCAA Football USA, Inc. represents a coalition of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), the Collegiate Commissioners Association (CCA), the Football Bowl Association (FBA), the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the National Football Foundation (NFF) and serves as the collective voice to promote college football. NCAA Football is managed by IMG College, a division of IMG Worldwide. For more information on NCAA Football, visit www.NCAAFootball.com.
About NCAA Football’s Youth Initiative
NCAA Football’s Youth Initiative began in 2007 when NCAA Football USA, Inc. provided $750,000 in grants, equipment and uniforms to help rebuild the New Orleans Recreation Department’s youth
football league following Hurricane Katrina. In 2008, NCAA Football committed $1.5 million to develop a three-pronged national youth program comprising youth clinics, apparel grants and a legacy gift. More than 30,000 young athletes have been positively impacted since the program’s inception. For more
information, visit www.NCAAFootball.com/youth.
About the GoDaddy Bowl
The 15th annual GoDaddy Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL on January 5, 2014 – 8:00 p.m. CST. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Founded in 1999, the GoDaddy Bowl is a post-season NCAA sanctioned Division I Football Bowl Subdivision college football bowl game drawing top teams from the Mid-American Conference and the Sun Belt Conference.